8 Million Firefox 3 Downloads In One Day
A huge wave of happiness must've hit the Mozilla headquarters: the latest Firefox browser has been downloaded 8 million times in the first 24 hours since its release.
June 19, 2008
Servers have been down and downloads were sluggish, but here are the first official figures. The top Firefox 3 downloader in the US, followed at great lenghts by Germany, Japan, the UK and France:
- United States - 2,580,000
- Germany – 663,000
- Japan - 403,000
- UK - 295,000
- France - 290,000
“We’re really proud of Firefox 3 and it just shows what a committed, energized global community can do when they work together,” said John Lilly, CEO of Mozilla.
Firefox 3 is now available in approximately 50 languages. According to Mozilla, the new broswer is two to three times faster than its predecessor and offers more than 15,000 improvements.
Firefox 3 can be downloaded from here.
Interesting enough, it seems that only two countries remained untouched until now by the Firefox 3 phenomenon: North Korea and Western Sahara.