comScore, Inc. (on Dec 18, 2009) released a report on the top online news brands in India based on data from its comScore World Metrix service. The report states that local news brands such as Times of India, Oneindia.in and The Hindu Group were among the most visited sites during October 2009.
According to the report, online news sites in India saw a record growth in the number of visitors in October 2009, nearly 15.8 million people visited an online news site in India, which is an increase of 37% from October 2008.Among the most popular local news brands, Oneindia.in was ranked 4th with 148% growth to reach 2.4 million visitors, while Times of India was ranked #3 reaching 2.6 million visitors (up 78%) and The Hindu Group was the 5th most visited news site with nearly 1.6 million visitors in October 2009 (up 19%).
"The entire team at Oneindia.in is excited. It is no small achievement (for Oneindia.in). We are not a VC funded company and we are in a space where everyone is scared of - Indian Languages," quoted Mahesh (CEO, Greynium Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd.) in his blog www.mahesh.com
The comScore report also stated that Oneindia.in visitors spent an average of 14.3 minutes on the site, during the same month.
To read the official comScore Press Release click here
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