There could be 147m music subscriptions by the end of 2017
While we’ll have to wait for the IFPI’s official numbers later this year, there’s a consensus that the music industry ended 2016 with around 100 million people around the world paying for music subscriptions. Now...
February 8, 2017
Latest advertising forecasts: social networks and mobile
There’s never a shortage of estimates and forecasts for ad revenues, and they don’t always agree. Reserve the usual pinch of salt – but also the usual interest – for the latest claims from Strategy Analytics and eMarketer...
April 9, 2015
Juniper Research predicts slow digital music growth
Research firm Juniper Research has published its latest digital music forecasts, predicting revenues of $12.3bn this year, rising to $13.9bn in 2019 – slow growth, to say the least. The report suggests that growth from...
August 22, 2014
Analysts take their guesses at streaming music’s future growth
It's safe to say analyst firm ABI Research is feeling bullish about the growth of streaming music in the years ahead. The company has published its latest predictions, claiming that 29m people will be paying for on-demand...
August 5, 2013
Canalys and IDC release smartphone and tablet stats
With Q2 financials out of the way, the analysts are calculating market shares for various industries.
August 3, 2012
IAB predicts in-app purchases will overtake paid app downloads
Analyst firm ABI Research has published its latest report on the mobile apps market, predicting that revenues from in-app purchases (IAP) will overtake paid download sales this year. ABI also thinks that total mobile app...
February 21, 2012