Rajya Sabha Television's viewership has jumped substantially during the last 10 months on YouTube as it has over 1 million subscribers now and is ahead of several prominent private news channels, according to an official statement.
Since its launch in 2011, the channel acquired over 10 lakh YouTube subscribers entering the "million plus club" of eight news and current affairs channel on June 12.
"Of the total subscriber base of over one million, RSTV gained 5.74 lakh new subscribers during the last ten months.
"This is an increase of 135 per cent over the subscriber base of 4.25 lakh acquired during the six years period from September 2011 to August 2017," the statement said.
Of the total recorded YouTube views of 15.19 crore of RSTV since its launch in 2011, the channel has clocked 7.77 crore views during the last 10 months, accounting for almost half of the total views, it said.
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