Profiling The Paid Content Consumer Music Still Leads In A Niche But Growing Sector
The 20,000 Foot View
Paid content used to be one of the web’s backwaters. Change, however, is afoot, thanks to innovations such as app stores, tablets and media streamers. Music, video, games and books all compete for attention and wallet share on consumers’ connected devices. Now, with an ever-growing number of consumers willing to pay for downloads and subscriptions, the paid content marketplace is finally achieving meaningful scale.
Key of consumers pay for some form of digital content
Companies mentioned in this report: Spotify, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google, Deezer, Rhapsody, Hulu, Hachette, Scribd, Oyster, Facebook, Roku, Pandora