RealTime IT News Flexes Muscles With 2.82 Million Daily Page Views

As soared on the Nasdaq yesterday, Wednesday announced that it's mainland China portal recorded average daily pageviews of 2.82 million last month in a third party audit by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). representatives said that this is more than 50 percent of the global average daily page views of its network and established as the first Web site in China to surpass 1 million page views based on an independent audit.

"We are pleased to see CNNIC's independent validation of's position as the number one Internet destination site in China," said Zhidong Wang, president of"We believe that providing third party audits will help to regulate the whole Chinese Internet industry for everyone's benefits. "

CNNIC calculated the traffic on during the week of June 11 to June 17 using auditing software WebTrend. The audit determined page views totaled 19,789,950 and averaged 2,827,128 daily.

"Since the China-based site of our network launched last December, we have been tracking our traffic with WebTrend, the same software used by CNNIC," commented Wang. "The difference between our internal record and the report from CNNIC is about three percent."

According to figures, traffic on the China-based site has grown 165 percent within the last six months.

Sina also operates portals for the Taiwan and overseas Chinese markets, and respectively. is regarded as a China market leader along with other prominent portals, and All three are planning to follow on to the Nasdaq within the next year and, according to several surveys, all three outperform in the mainland China space. has a solid pedigree of financial backers that include Walden International Investment Group, Goldman Sachs, Flatiron Partners, Crystal Internet, Robertson Stevens, Chase Capital Partners and the Economic Development Bank of Singapore.