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Mobile Music Services ... Evolution of Music from Vinyl Records to Smartphone Applications
This IDC Insight examines the growing opportunity for mobile music services in the United States, analyzing the benefits the service can offer to consumers, mobile operators, and music providers. The analysis in this document categorizes mobile music as full-track music services that are either streamed or downloaded to a mobile handset. Also included are discussions of recent trends in the U.S. mobile music ecosystem and guidance that highlights key implications and opportunities associated with market development.