A total of 158 million US internet users watched online video in July 2009. This was the largest audience ever recorded, according to data from the comScore Video Metrix service.
Online video reached another all-time high in July, with a total of 21.4 billion videos viewed during the month.
In July, Google sites continued to rank as the top US video property, with a record 8.9 billion videos viewed, making up 42% of all videos viewed online.
YouTube.com accounted for more than 99% of all videos viewed at the property. Viacom Digital ranked second with 812 million (3.8%), followed by Microsoft Sites with 631 million (3.0%).
The list continues with Fox Interactive Media with 558.5 million(2.6%); Hulu with 457 million (2.1%); Turner Network with 391 million (1.8%) Yahoo! sites with 375 million (1.8%); Disney Online with 170 million (0.8%); CBS Interactive with 150 million (0.7%) and ABC Television with 138 million (0.6%)
More than 158 million viewers watched an average of 135 videos during July. Google Sites surpassed its all time high with 121 million unique viewers during the month (74.1 videos per viewer), followed by Microsoft Sites with 65 million viewers (9.8 videos per viewer) and Fox Interactive Media with 52 million viewers (10.8 videos per viewer).