DAZN Goes Through Successful 2019 With More Than 100 Events Over 1 Million Streams

Since becoming a media entity in the United States, DAZN has slowly, but surely, gained ground in the streaming game. In 2019, the company experienced an entire year filled with continued growth. At the top, the highly anticipated rematch between heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. garnered the title as the tmost-streamed event on the platform.

The Top 10 includes major football events, two bouts featuring consensus 2019 Fighter of the Year Canelo Alvarez and the professional boxing debut of YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul. In total, more than 100 events (107) each surpassed one million streams during the year.

Top 10 Most-Streamed Events on DAZN in 2019

  • Ruiz vs. Joshua II (Dec. 7)
  • UEFA Champions League: Tottenham vs. Liverpool (June 1)
  • UEFA Champions League: Liverpool vs. Barcelona (May 7)
  • Canelo vs. Kovalev (Nov. 2)
  • KSI vs. Logan Paul II (Nov. 9)
  • UEFA Champions League: Tottenham vs. Bayern Munich (Oct. 1)
  • Serie A: Milan v Internazionale (Sept. 21)
  • UEFA Champions League: Ajax vs. Tottenham (May 8)
  • UEFA Champions League: Barcelona vs. Liverpool (May 1)
  • Canelo vs. Jacobs (May 4)

As more sports shift from linear to OTT distribution, DAZN saw record consumption in 2019 with more than a half-billion hours streamed (507 million), an increase of 98% from the 256 million hours streamed in 2018. Other highlights include:

  • Consumption by Device
    • Mobile: 26%
    • Set-top Box/Streaming Stick: 23%
    • Smart TV: 21%
    • Desktop: 17%
    • Game Console: 13%
  • Consumption by Sport
    • Football: 314.6 million hours
    • Baseball: 38.1 million hours
    • Motorsport: 37.9 million hours
    • American Football: 37.2 million hours
    • Boxing: 22.6 million hours

Since launching in 2016, DAZN is now live in nine countries across four continents, including Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States.

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