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Report predicts $45.3bn of global streaming revenue by 2026

The rate of growth in global streaming revenues (retail, not trade) is going to slow down every year between now and 2026. Boo! But wait: those revenues are going to more than double between 2018 and 2026. Hurray! This is...
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MP3 players still on the way out, says analyst

Analyst Mintel has predicted a sharp decline in sales of standalone MP3 players, which it sees falling from £381m in 2012 to £177m by 2017, although a "worst-case" scenario has been suggested that could see sales as low...
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Ovum predicts 1.7bn smartphone shipments in 2017

Ovum expects that in 2017, 1.7bn smartphones will ship globally, with Android taking a 48% share, iPhone taking 27%, Windows Phone 13% and BlackBerry 10%.
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Ovum predicts 1.7bn smartphone shipments in 2017

It's the time of year for analyst market forecasts in the mobile industry, with Ovum the latest to publish its predictions.
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Google expected Android music to be a $1.3bn-$2bn business by 2013

Google is currently battling another technology company, Oracle, in a patent and copyright infringement trial, which yesterday saw fascinating revelations regarding Google's music plans. An internal company presentation from...
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New apps predictions from ABI and Juniper Research

ABI claims that nearly 36bn apps will be downloaded in 2012, with iOS and Android accounting for 83% of them, although Microsoft's Windows Phone will only take 2%.
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Gartner predicts $6.3bn digital music revenues for 2011

Analyst firm Gartner has published its latest forecasts for the recorded music market, predicting global revenues of $6.3 billion this year, up from $5.9 billion in 2010.
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Parks Associates predicts $5bn boom for social gaming in 2015

We've written quite a lot about the social games industry in the last couple of years, with music companies increasingly interested in how they can get involved in the rapidly growing market. Now analyst Parks Associates...
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Nokia revises its Q2 forecasts downwards

Nokia has admitted that it's being squeezed in the smartphone market, revising its financial forecasts for Q2. "multiple factors are negatively impacting Nokia's business to a greater extent than previously expected.
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Nokia aiming high for its services division

Nokia has issued its predictions for 2010, predicting that mobile industry device volumes will increase by 10%, although its own market share will stay flat. However, of more interest to Music Ally readers will be its longer-term...