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Music statistics analysis: the third roundup for March


  • For only the second time this century, trade revenue from recorded-music sales in Switzerland has risen.
  • US music subscription service Napster registered a 3% increase in revenue last year with earnings for the company rising, to $208.1m, from $202.0m in 2015.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the latest music industry statistics.
  • Covers Swiss music sales, the status of digital radio rollout in Europe, and Napster financials.

Key questions answered

  • What share of Swiss recorded-music sales were generated by access services in 2016?
  • Which global region is set to register the biggest rise in consumer fixed broadband subscriptions in the next five years?

Table of contents

Swiss music sales, Apple services, digital radio, Napster financials, broadband forecasts

  • Growth returns for Swiss recorded-music trade sales
  • Apple set to meet services' revenue growth projections
  • Status of European digital radio rollout
  • Revenue growth and narrowing losses for Napster
  • Varied regional growth forecast for fixed consumer broadband


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