71,000 screens and counting

Roll this around in your skull for a minute or two …

“The total number of displays installed on our commercial networks in our directly operated cities increased to 71,230 as of March 31, 2006 from 45,049 as of December 31, 2005. In addition, displays in networks operated by our regional distributors increased to 3,779 as of March 31, 2006 from 3,177 as of December 31, 2005.”

This is from Focus Media’s first quarter results.