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BitTorrent, Inc. software hits 100 million worldwide monthly users

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 04 Jan 2011 12:11 User comments (1)

BitTorrent, Inc. software hits 100 million worldwide monthly users BitTorrent, Inc. has announced a new milestone in the usage of its original BitTorrent Mainline client, and its popular ”Torrent client.
The company announced yesterday that its software products have grown to over 100 million worldwide monthly (active) users. Each day, an average of over 400,000 downloads of the clients are made by Internet users, while 20 million are using them any given day.

It has also announced that its software is available in 52 languages and that clients are checking in (for updates etc.) from over 220 different countries every day.

"This is an exciting day for our team. Our vision is to build a complete technology ecosystem comprised of software, content and devices, designed to connect modern content creators with a massive digital audience," said Eric Klinker, CEO at BitTorrent. "This milestone highlights the size of our user base and the power of our software."

In 2010, BitTorrent unveiled new initiatives to make the BitTorrent user base more accessible to forward-thinking content creators, including a new Spotlight Artist program to help content creators distribute independent works. The company has also directly distributed a number of films in partnership with VODO, including Pioneer One, Yes Men, Four Eyed Monsters, and an album from PAZ.

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18.1.2011 8:55

Well they are probably at the top of their game or more likely the top of there game has already passed.

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