Only 14% of UK pays for streaming - report

Murray Stassen

Although Apple Music reported at its Worldwide Developers Conference that it now has 15 million paying subscribers and Spotify is believed to be edging closer to an IPO after hiring a head of investor relations, streaming still has some way to go before it gets to scale in the UK.

Only 14% of the British public have a music streaming subscription - while only 13% purchased digital music and 23% bought CDs. That’s according to new research carried out by ...

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