17th July 2023: The Chandrayaan-3 mission by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully took off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh on Friday, July 14th.
Streaming the launch live on YouTube, News18 platforms including regional channels witnessed a record number of live concurrent viewers.
On YouTube, News18 Madhya Pradesh/ Chhattisgarh’s digital platform achieved an impressive milestone with 421K live concurrent viewers, while CNN- News18 garnered 320K live concurrent viewers respectively.
Maintaining the leadership position during the launch, News18’s YouTube platforms surpassed live stream numbers of Aaj Tak and Zee News.
News18 Network has established itself as an undisputable leader in terms of viewership on both TV and digital platforms. In June, the group showcased exceptional performance by garnering a whopping 5.1 billion views on YouTube and Facebook combined and became the preferred choice for viewers seeking news content on digital.
The network continues to capture the undivided attention of viewers and has emerged as the preferred source for all proud Indians who wanted to witness the live coverage of the historic Chandrayaan-3 event.