0
Broadband

Amazon Prime UK music playback hours triple year-on-year

Thursday 28 July 2016 | 13:19 CET | News
Amazon said more than 1 million Prime members in the UK have listened to Prime Music since its launch a year ago and that those streaming music each month has more than doubled over the period, with total playback hours more than tripling. No financial details were disclosed for the music service, which is included in the GBP 7.99 per month Prime subscription.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Amazon launches unlimited online storage plan in the UK

Published 24 Aug 2016 13:58 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon.co.uk launched a new Unlimited Storage plan, allowing customers to upload and store large amounts of photos, videos, ...

Italian digital music sales overtake physical format - study

Published 21 Jul 2016 15:12 CET | Italy
Sales of music as digital files exceeded those of physical formats, essentially CDs, for the first time in Italy during the first ...

Apple in talks to buy Tidal - report

Published 01 Jul 2016 09:40 CET | World
Apple is in talks to acquire Tidal, a streaming-music service owned by Jay Z, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people ...

Streaming takes over 71% of NAmerica peak internet traffic

Published 22 Jun 2016 16:43 CET | North America
Real-time entertainment, such as video and music streaming, accounted for over 71 percent of downstream traffic on North American ...

Just 14% of Brits pay to stream music - research

Published 21 Jun 2016 17:44 CET | United Kingdom
New research for Music Week trade magazine shows that only 14 percent of UK consumers pay to stream music, reports BBC News. The ...

Amazon in talks to start USD 9.99/mth music service - report

Published 13 Jun 2016 09:16 CET | World
Amazon.com wants to set up a stand-alone music service, separate from its Prime subscription, and has started talks with record ...

Amazon Prime Music available to stream on Sonos

Published 26 Apr 2016 17:12 CET | United Kingdom
Amazon announced that Prime members in the UK can now stream Prime Music on Sonos, at no extra cost to their membership. Sonos ...

Nearly 70% of US smartphone owners stream music daily

Published 10 Mar 2016 22:34 CET | United States
Some 68 percent of US smartphone owners listen to streaming music daily and spend more time listening to music than any other ...