best websites of the world
A brief overview in numbers

We served

145,321,632

viewer hours of live streams

That is like each person in the USA watching a broadcast for
74
minutes.
Or one single person watching a broadcast continuously for
44,636
years.

We used

2.1 petabytes
of storage

to record videos in 2013.

This equals capacity of
468,513
DVDs, that would be a
562
meter tall stack.

We rolled out A NUMBER OF FEATURES:

Live Ad
Live Ad
Live Playlists
Live Playlists
PS4 streaming integration
PS4 streaming integration
E-mail capture
E-mail capture
Broadcaster page
Broadcaster page
New producer app
New producer app
Hi-res Broadcasts From The Web
Hi-res Broadcasts From The Web
Combined embedding
Combined embedding
Updated mobile apps
Updated mobile apps
new dashboard
new dashboard
and many more
and many more

Our
Customer Success team
resolved

8,991

Questions

48%
of pro broadcasters got responses in 8 hours or less. (Thanks to our 7-day phone support service.)
Broadcasts

Our broadcasters
streamed

13243012

Broadcasts

On

1222432*

Channels

*If you had to surf through these on your TV remote, it’d take more than 2 weeks.

Videos went

Social & viral

Videos were embedded into
487,588
different websites.
Ustream appeared
22,166,710
times on Facebook.
Shared content reached
702,150,423*
Facebook users.
*This number equals the population of the USA, Russia, Japan and Mexico combined.

The
most popular
broadcast
of 2013

The most popular
broadcast of 2013

24 Hours
of Reality:
The Cost
of Carbon by The Climate Reality Project

With more than
20
million views
on a single day.

The most popular
broadcasting countries

  • USA
  • Japan
  • Argentina
  • Colombia
  • Philippines

We even hosted broadcasts from

Mayotte Greenland
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Timor-Leste Toga

The
Most
Broadcasts
Per Capita
AWARD

goes
to

Antigua & Barbuda

A twin-island nation between the Caribbean Sea
and the Atlantic Ocean.

Want to learn more?
Where there were
23
broadcasts per
100
persons.
Breathtaking moments of 2013

Breathtaking
moments
of 2013

We broadcast events to make the world more transparent
and helped businesses reach their audience via online streaming.

NASA
meteor
stream

was watched live by 7.5 million viewers.

The election
of
Pope
Francis

was broadcast live and was
overwhelmingly popular in Argentina.

Bonnaroo and
Outside Lands
festivals

were featured among the best live streaming festivals
with multi-cam HD broadcasts and more than 11 million viewers.

Protests in
Ukraine

were continuously streamed by citizen broadcasters,
making the world aware of the events and generating
more than 1.5 million viewer hours.

24 Hours of Reality:
The Cost of Carbon
by The Climate Reality Project

set a new Ustream record with more than 20 million views in a day.

Protest in
Egypt

that erupted across the country on the second
anniversary of the 2011 revolution were streamed live.

The launch of
PlayStation 4

was watched by 16 million viewers from all around the world.
Direct broadcasts from PS4 consoles generated nearly 10 million
viewer hours in the first six weeks.

What we’re proud of

We passed our

0th

(yep, that’s two billionth) viewer hour.

We won awards!

  • Streaming Media Award
    for Best Live Video Platform
  • No.343
  • 10 Telly Awards
    for Ustream productions
More stats for the tech savvy

More
stats
for the tech savvy

Our redesigned mobile apps were downloaded

4,426,966 times

in 2013.

55.6%
of these downloads were for Android devices.

We spent

2,348 hours

with running automated
tests on the website.

A person would have to click 24/7 for 98 straight days.

We ran

84 A/B tests

on the website.

Ranging from tiny changes to copy, to showing
some users an entirely different version of our homepage.

The content monitoring
team took down

13,360 videos

due to Terms of Service violations or copyright issues.

Our developers changed and added

1,910,686

lines of code to the mobile apps
and the website

(Not including the 5223 lines of code for this page)

We pushed a total number of

322 new releases

to the website

(Not counting hotfixes.)

And we'll have new features
coming out in 2014, too.

Thank U

for being part of
the USTREAM experience