Key digital properties and services of eleven major U.S. media companies.
|U.S. media company rank in 2009||1|
|Worldwide revenue (including NBCU)* in 2010||$54.838B|
|Worldwide revenue (including NBCU)* in 2009||$51.192B|
|U.S. estimated media revenue (including NBCU) in 2009||$43.844B|
|*Worldwide revenue figures shown for 2010 and 2009 are unofficial pro forma calculations equaling sum of stated worldwide revenue of Comcast Corp. and of NBC Universal. Comcast was set to release official 2010 pro forma results on May 4, 2011.|
Unduplicated total U.S. visitors and unduplicated average minutes per visitor from ComScore Media Metrix for Comcast Corp. including NBC Universal for December 2010. Revenue in $ billion. U.S. estimated media revenue is sum of Comcast Corp.'s 2009 estimated U.S. media revenue and NBC Universal's 2009 estimated U.S. media revenue from Ad Age's 100 Leading Media Companies 2010 report.
Comcast in January 2011 acquired a 51% controlling stake in NBC Universal from General Electric Co., completing a joint-venture deal that Comcast and GE had announced in December 2009. GE retained 49% of NBC Universal.
Key worldwide digital properties of the top six agency holding companies.
|Agency company worldwide revenue rank in 2010||6|
|Worldwide revenue in 2009||$2.109B|
|Worldwide revenue in $ billion. Agency company worldwide revenue rank for Aegis vs. Havas based on revenue for first six months of 2010. Aegis Group is the parent of Aegis Media and Synovate. Aegis Media operates a group of media-centric diversified marketing-services companies. Synovate is a global market-research firm.|
Data on digital marketing, media, agencies and more
|Source: Ad forecasts from eMarketer. Dollars in billions. EMarketer benchmarks its U.S. online advertising spending projections against Interactive Advertising Bureau/PricewaterhouseCoopers data. Search ads include paid listings, contextual text links and paid inclusion. Video includes in-stream, in-banner, in-text. Lead generation includes referrals. Email includes embedded ads only; excludes mobile ad spending.|