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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 on Optus Sport breaks more records

FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 on Optus Sport – The second week of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ group stages is the largest ever week of audience on Optus Sport surpassing last week’s previous high. 

This result is on the back of the Australia vs Canada match, the 17th biggest football game ever – Men’s or Women’s on Optus Sport, out of 6,000 total streamed games over the last seven years. 

  • Over 75% of all Optus Sport WWC23 consumption is on a large screen Connected TV. 
  • 72% of the Optus Sport WWC23 audience is under 45 years old – compared to the Australian population which is 40% under 45. 
  • 1,900 Optus Sport original WWC23 editorial articles have generated over 1.9m page views so far. 
  • The off-platform Australian social video views are now 25 million, clipped from over 300 hours of WWC23 video content. 

Clive Dickens, Vice President, Television, Content and Product Development of Optus said

“It’s terrific to see that the Optus Sport audience for the Matildas eclipsed most major football matches, entering the Top 20 most viewed games we have ever streamed on Optus Sport.  

“Monday night could very well see more records broken as the Matildas enter the knock-out phase of the tournament. The tournament has truly inspired Australians. We are seeing huge audiences and engagement as a result” Dickens said. 

Rank Date Competition Match 
12/07/2021 Euros 2020 Italy vs England 
08/07/2021 Euros 2020 England vs Denmark 
07/07/2021 Euros 2020 Italy vs Spain 
02/10/2021 PL 21/22 season Manchester United vs Everton 
06/11/2021 PL 21/22 season Manchester United vs Manchester City 
14/01/2023 PL 22/23 season Manchester United vs Manchester City 
13/06/2021 Euros 2020 England vs Croatia 
14/08/2021 PL 21/22 season Manchester United vs Leeds United 
27/08/2022 PL 22/23 season Southampton vs Manchester United 
10 06/08/2022 PL 22/23 season Fulham vs Liverpool 
11 02/06/2019 UEFA Champions League Final Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool 
12 28/08/2021 PL 21/22 season Manchester City vs Arsenal 
13 11/07/2021 Copa America 2020 Argentina vs Brazil 
14 03/09/2022 PL 22/23 season Everton vs Liverpool 
15 01/10/2022 PL 22/23 season Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur 
16 23/04/2022 PL 21/22 season Arsenal vs Manchester United 
17 31/07/2023 FIFA WWC23 Canada vs Australia*  
18 21/08/2021 PL 21/22 season Liverpool vs Burnley 
19 03/10/2022 PL 22/23 season Manchester City vs Manchester United 
20 01/04/2023 PL 22/23 season Manchester City vs Liverpool 

*Excluding C7 FTA and excluding SevenPlus streaming. 

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