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➢ Looking at all set-top box-based VOD, the month of March saw a nearly 30% increase in average transactions per household that subscribe to VOD YOY, with the average household accessing, purchasing or renting 16 titles of VOD content through the month.

➢ SVOD had the highest growth, with a 53% increase in average transactions YOY.

➢ Free on Demand was the next highest growing area, recording a 21% increase.

(Source: Comscore)

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“I think if we didn’t know it already, I think we’ve gotten a real checkpoint here on how vital sports is in our society in this country… we have so many sports that we avidly follow here as a culture and for it all to be taken away from you at one time, it’s been jarring… I do believe that we’re going to get through this. We’re going to have a recheck of things in our lives and a greater appreciation for the little things and how fragile it can be and how fast it can be taken away from you. I will never look at the world the same.

– CBS Sports announcer Jim Nantz on NBC Sports daily talk show “Lunch Talk Live”

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