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Wednesday, August 30, 2000
EIG generates 70 percent of page views among internet sports producers


August 30, 2000

ESPN Internet Group (EIG), part of Walt Disney Internet Group (NYSE:DIG), held tightly to its leadership position in the Internet sports category in July, according to recently released Media Metrix figures.

  • EIG accounted for 70% of all July page views generated by EIG, CNNSI.com, the SportsLine.com sites and Fox Sports Online. EIG generated more than 326 million page views that month, while its nearest competitor compiled just 83 million. [July Media Metrix]
  • ESPN.com, the flagship service of EIG, alone generated 56.9 minutes per unique user in July, with its nearest competitor generating just 27 minutes per unique user. [July Media Metrix]
  • ESPN.com generated 51.6 pages per unique user, while its nearest competitor generated just 22.3 pages per unique user. [July Media Metrix]
  • EIG accumulated 7.4 million unique users in July, more than its two nearest general Internet sports competitors COMBINED (6.7 million). [July Media Metrix]

    Walt Disney Internet Group (NYSE:DIG) manages some of the Internet's most popular Web sites, including ABC.com, ABCNEWS.com, ABCSports.com, Disney.com, Disneystore.com, DisneyTravel.com, ESPN.com, Family.com, GO.com, Movies.com, Mr. Showbiz, NASCAR Online, NBA.com, NFL.com and Soccernet. The Internet Group also includes The Walt Disney Company's direct marketing business. Steve Bornstein is chairman of Walt Disney Internet Group, which is headquartered in North Hollywood, Calif., with operations in Sunnyvale, Calif.; Seattle; New York; Bristol, Conn.; and London. For more information, visit our web site at www.dig.com .