By 2023, the number of streaming subscriptions will exceed 425 million globally, and represent over 90 per cent of total consumer spend on recorded music, according to the latest Streaming Music Outlook & Service report from FutureSource Consulting.
2018 and the first half of 2019 have been marked by the continuous growth of global music streaming subscriptions, and this momentum is expected to continue in the short to medium term, says the market analyst.
Amazon Echo will launch in the UK on September 28. The voice controlled speaker and smart home interface will be joined by a second-generation Echo Dot in November. The two will retail for £150 and £50 respectively. Speaking at the Amazon launch in London yesterday, Senior Vice President of Amazon Devices & Services, Dave Limp, says the original inspiration for Echo was Star Trek, specifically the voice controlled computer used throughout the Starship Enterprise. Amazon Echo