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The Royal Wedding in numbers
April 27th, 2011 Posted in Headline News by SVG Staff |
  • 2 billion – expected number of TV viewers
  • 400 million – expected number of online viewers
  • 1.2 – distance in km that the royal carriages will travel
  • 8,000 – number of journalists and technical staff due to cover the event
  • 140 – number of OB trucks in situ.
  • 1000 – the estimated number of FX mics on the parade route.
  • 200,000 – the reported value in pounds paid by each of NBC, ZDF and Network 7 for ITN’s wedding feed
  • 850 – the number of BBC staff covering the wedding
  • 10 – the number of hours of live coverage to be provided by ITV.
  • 500 – the amount of satellite capacity in MHz being provided by SIS LIVE.
  • 2 – the number of dimensions coverage will be provided in (Buckingham Palace decided that there wasn’t enough room for 3D rigs in the Abbey).

- Will Strauss

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