News Brief

#1 Broadcast News Site is Premiere News Source

ABCNEWS.com, the 24-hour online news service of ABC News, celebrates its sixth anniversary yesterday. Since launch in 1997, ABCNEWS.com has experienced a steady increase in visitors and consistently ranked among the top news sites. ABCNEWS.com recently launched the first of its kind, 24-hour broadband news network, ABC News Live, and produced extensive coverage of the war in Iraq. Broadband video traffic in March 2003 was 450% greater than in March 2002 and up 470% in April 2003 from April 2002. Overall, broadband video accesses surged 350% January-April 2003 compared to accesses January-April one year ago.