Nielsen//NetRatings found that the overall at home global active Internet universe for a number of selected countries grew by nearly 4.8 million from October 2003 to November. Switzerland exhibited the most growth, measuring a nearly 5.5 percent increase, followed by Japan, whose ranks swelled by more than 4.5 percent.
Nielsen//NetRatings has expanded its tracking system to include Internet applications, and calculates active users as the number of people that actually go online in a given month, rather than the number of people with access.
|Active Internet Users by Country, November 2003, Home|
|Country||October 2003||November 2003||Growth||Change|
|Top Properties of November 2003
U.S., Home, Work and University
|Total Internet Users||151,107|
|Time Warner Network||108,315|
|Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG)||26,056|
|Verizon Communications Corporation||20,267|
|Weather Channel, The||20,017|
|Source: comScore Media Metrix|
|Top Parent Companies for November 2003,
U.S., Home and Work
|United States Government||40,162||0:23:48|
|Walt Disney Internet Group||23,458||0:25:50|
|News Corp. Online||13,214||0:21:35|
|Note: Parent company is a consolidation of multiple domains
and URLs owned by a single entity.
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