Bangalore: comScore today released data from the comScore MMX® Multi-Platform service, reporting key online activity in the News/Information category in India for April 2017. The service combines data from desktop and mobile consumer panels with data from the comScore census network, providing an unduplicated, persons-based measurement of total digital reach across desktops, smartphones and tablets. This release follows the recent launch of MMX Multi-Platform, along with major enhancements to Mobile Metrix in India, with the introduction of mobile consumer panel data.
Top 15 News/Information Entities from Desktop Computers and Mobile Devices in India
According to MMX Multi-Platform, 84 percent of India’s Total Digital Population accessed News/Information digital content in April 2017. 13 percent of News/Information visitors/viewers accessed the content from both desktop and mobile platforms, while 79 percent accessed exclusively via mobile devices.
The Times Of India Sites ranked #1 overall with 69 million unique visitors/viewers, followed by India Today Group with 54 million and India.com Sites with 41 million. In the top 15 ranking, more than half of the time spent on News/Information digital content is via mobile devices, with The Times Of India Sites having the highest engagement at 44 percent of total minutes for the category.Demographic Profile of News/Information Visitors/Viewers from Desktop Computers and Mobile Devices in India
In April 2017, 92 percent of the 25-34 age group in India visited/viewed News/Information digital content, the highest reach among other age groups, compared to 76 percent for persons aged 45 and above.
Males spent more time on News/Information digital content, contributing to 79 percent of total minutes for the category, with 85 percent of that time accessed via mobile devices. The 15-24 demographic spent the most time on News/Information content, representing 40 percent of total minutes for the category, with males consuming 80 percent of the total minutes and females at 20 percent.
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