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Microsoft's Internet Explorer global market share is 95% according to OneStat.com

Amsterdam - December 16 2002 - OneStat.com ( http://www.onestat.com ), the number one provider of real-time web site analytics, today reported that Microsoft's Internet Explorer has a total global usage share of 95 percent. Microsoft's Internet Explorer continues to dominate the global browser market. The global usage share of  Netscape is 3.0 percent and is the second most popular browser in the world.

Microsoft's IE 6 is currently the leading browser on the web. Microsoft's IE 6 global usage has increased with 5.3 percent from 52.3 percent to 57.6 percent. The global usage share of Netscape 7 has increased with 0.1 percent from 0.5 to 0.6 percent. Mozilla's global usage share is 1.1 percent and Opera 6 has a global usage of 0.8 percent.

The most popular browsers on the web are:

1. Microsoft IE 6.0 57.6%
2. Microsoft IE 5.5 18.3%
3. Microsoft IE 5.0 16.9%
4. Mozilla 1 1.1%
5. Netscape Navigator 4.0 1.1%
6. Microsoft IE 4.0 0.9%
7. Opera 6.0 0.8%

Companies with the largest total global usage shares on the web are:

1. Microsoft IE 95.0%
2. Netscape Navigator 3.0%
3. Mozilla 1.1%

The most popular browsers in the Netherlands are:

1. Microsoft IE 6.0 60.6%
2. Microsoft IE 5.5 16.8%
3. Microsoft IE 5.0 15.1%
4. Microsoft IE 4.0 1.6%
5. Mozilla 1.0 1.6%
6. Opera 6.0 1.5%
7. Netscape Navigator 4.0 0.9%

Companies with the largest total global usage shares in the Netherlands are:

1. Microsoft IE 94.9%
2. Netscape Navigator 1.7%
3. Mozilla 1.6%


OneStat.com is the number one provider of real-time website analytics in the world. Our superior technology powers more than 50,000 websites in 100 countries. With our accurate, detailed & reliable reports we will be able to answer questions about visitor behaviour, site performance and retention.

The OneStat.com solutions provide executives, marketers and webmasters with answers to critical e-business questions such as:

  • Who is visiting my web site?
  • How many pageviews, visits (sessions) and visitors are coming on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly basis?
  • What content, products, and services do my visitors prefer?
  • How many visitors return to the website and how often?
  • What kind of search engine do they use?
  • What kind of technology do your visitors use to view the web site?
  • How much time do they spent on the website?

OneStat.com has the intention to become the number one and largest pan-European provider of real-time website analysis software. The web analytics ASP market totalled $49 million in 2000 and could be worth over $700 million in 2004, according to research agencies.

Methodology: A global usage share of xx percent for browser Y means that xx percent of the visitors of Internet users arrived at sites that are using one of OneStat.com's services by using browser Y. All numbers mentioned in the research are averages of last month and all measurements are normalised to the GMT timezone. The last research regarding global usage shares of browsers was published on September 30 2002. Research is based on a sample of 2 million visitors divided into 20,000 visitors of 100 countries each day.

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