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Ovum presents a roundup and analysis of the latest music statistics details.


  • Japanese entertainment company Avex Group has reported a rise in sales and net income for the first half of its 2016 financial year (April through September).
  • Brazilian promoter Time For Fun (T4F) has reported positive results for the third quarter of its financial year.
  • Music subscription service Napster recorded increased revenue and a net profit in the third quarter of this year.

Features and Benefits

  • Details a variety of company financials and music statistics made available in the last two weeks.
  • Included in the assessment are the latest financials for Avex, Time For Fun, Napster, and Rightscorp.

Key questions answered

  • What was behind the latest rise in sales and net income for Japan's Avex Group?
  • When is Africa expected to exceed the 1 billion mobile subscription mark?

Table of contents

Avex, T4F, Napster, US copyright exemption, Africa, OFCOM report, SoundExchange, Rightscorp

  • Video and live boost Avex Group earnings
  • Live music the star performer for T4F
  • Napster registers profitable third quarter
  • US copyright exemption harms European authors
  • Africa mobile subscriptions to top 1 billion by year-end
  • Mobile phones the essential music device for UK 12–15s
  • Positive third quarter for SoundExchange
  • Lower losses for Rightscorp but uncertainty over future remains


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