Country profile – Argentina 2016
Argentina’s rate of inflation is so erratic that it gives a very skewed reading of what is and isn’t happening in the territory in terms of the persistence of physical and the growth of digital. We look to bring some...
February 15, 2017
Music Ally Report 397 – One Inflation Under a Groove
Lead: The price of a subscription service sits at a psychologically attractive $£€9.99 monthly fee and that helps hook users. The problem, however, is that this price point solidified in the early 2000s with Rhapsody...
November 16, 2016
Music Ally Report 364 – Music’s ARPU SNAFU
Our cover feature picks apart the IFPI’s numbers for digital music revenues globally in 2014. The headline is the milestone for digital which is finally delivering the same value to the record industry as physical at the...
April 15, 2015
Argentinian ISPs forced to block The Pirate Bay
Argentina is the latest country where ISPs have been ordered to block access to filesharing site The Pirate Bay by a court ruling. The order was actually made last month by the 67th District Federal Court in Argentina, but...
July 2, 2014
Music Ally Report : Exclusive excess: will exclusives wound streaming?
Our lead considers whether there is a long-term threat to the digital music market from exclusives. For example if one streaming service is favoured over others for exclusive releases and catalogue, what message does it send...
April 26, 2012
Stars Cafe Digital launches Argentinian download cafes
Coffee that comes with music? That's (loosely) the idea of Stars Cafe Digital, a new chain of internet cafes in Argentina.
October 5, 2009