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Internet Radio - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: April 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 221 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Internet Radio in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 45 companies including many key and niche players such as 8tracks, 977 Music, Inc., AccuRadio, LLC, AOL Radio, Clear Channel Communications, Inc., Deezer, Digitally Imported, Inc., Grooveshark, Last.fm, Pandora Media, Inc., Rhapsody International, Slacker, Inc., SomaFM, Spotify Ltd., TuneIn, and We7. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

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INTERNET RADIO

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study reliability and reporting limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data interpretation & reporting level I-2
Quantitative techniques & analytics I-3
Product definitions and scope of study I-3

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
A Prelude II-1
Current & Future Analysis II-2
Internet Radio: Gaining Edge over Terrestrial Radio Broadcasting II-2
Expanding Internet User Base: A Key Driving Force II-2
Table 1: Global Internet User by Geographic Region (2012):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Internet Users for
Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa,
and Middle East (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: World Internet Penetration Rates (%) by Region
(2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Top Ten Internet Countries (2012): Ranked by Number
of Internet Users (in Millions) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-4

Table 4: Leading Internet Using Countries across the World
(2012): Ranked by Number of Internet Users (In Millions) II-4
Rising Smartphone Usage Fueling Growth of Internet Radio II-4
Table 5: Global Mobile Devices Market (2013E): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Device Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 6: Worldwide Smartphone Penetration Rate by Geographic
Region (2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Worldwide Mobile Subscriber Base - Key Statistics II-7
Table 7: Penetration Rate of Mobile, Active Mobile Broadband
and Fixed Broadband Subscriptions (2012E): Breakdown by
Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Table 8: Top 10 Countries with Active Mobile Subscriptions (
2012E) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Table 9: Global Mobile Internet Market (2012): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Revenues for MMS/SMS, Entertainment,
Advertisement/Search, Enterprise Services and Other Data
Access (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Internet Radio Technology to Witness Widespread Deployment in
Vehicles II-9
Legislative Mandates to Spur Adoption of Internet Radio II-9
Home Audio Systems Cautiously Embracing Internet Radio II-10
Monetization of Internet Radio Services II-10
Internet Radio and Local Advertising II-10
Catalogs: The Heart of On-Demand Services II-11
Multi-Channel Distribution: Key to Long-Term Success II-11
Rising Royalty Rates - A Cause of Concern for Radio Stations II-11
Marketers Track Web Browsing Trends to Serve Ads II-11
Radio Broadcasters Need to Smarten Up to Increase Revenues
through Internet II-12
Internet Radio: A Platform for Indie Artists II-12
Technology Companies: A Threat to Internet Radio Participants II-12
Competitive Landscape II-13
A Brief Overview of Leading Internet Radio Companies II-13

2. AN INTRODUCTION TO INTERNET RADIO II-14
What is Internet Radio? II-14
Historical Background II-14
Features Unique to Internet Radio II-15
Global Reach II-15
Personalization II-15
Interactivity II-15
Wider Selection of Service Providers II-15
Option of Time-Shifting and Selecting Specific Stations II-15
Facility of Accurately Measuring Audience II-16
Internet Radio Streaming Technology II-16
Internet Radio Terminals II-16
Dedicated Internet Radio Terminal Devices II-17
Types of Internet Radio II-17
Simulcasting II-17
Webcasting II-17
Interactive Audio Streaming II-18
Podcasting Vs Internet Radio II-18
What are Radio Apps? II-18
Advantages of Internet Radio II-19
Disadvantages of Internet Radio II-20
Cost Per Impression (CPM) II-21

3. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENTS II-22
Thefuture.fm Launches iPhone Application II-22
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Unveils AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100) II-22
Frontier Silicon Introduces Venus 2i-BT Audio Platform II-22
D-Link Launches MovieNite Media Player II-23
Raditaz Upgrades Service to Improve User Experience II-23
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Unveils Single CD Receivers II-23
Spotify Adds Radio Feature to iPad and iPhone Apps II-24
Slacker Introduces Slacker Radio on Roku II-24
Sirius XM Radio Rolls Out SiriumXM Lynx Portable Radio II-24
Slacker Introduces SWAMI SOUND SYSTEM on Slacker Radio II-25
Sirius XM Radio Unveils New Update for SiriusXM Internet Radio
App II-25
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Launches Audio Video Receivers II-25
Clarion Launches Navigation In-Dash Source Units II-26
Raditaz Launches Raditaz Music Platform for Android and iOS
Platforms II-27
Myxer Unveils Myxer Social Radio™ II-27
Clear Channel Radio Launches iHeartRadio App For iPad II-27
Lenco Media Launches RadioLoyalty Internet Radio App II-28
The Recording Academy and Pandora Media Launch GRAMMY®
Pandora® Internet Radio Station II-28
Slacker and ESPN Audio Introduce ESPN Radio Content on Slacker
Radio II-28
Slacker Unveils Slacker Premium Radio II-28
NASA and RFC Media to Launch Third Rock - Americas Space Station II-29
Scion Introduces New Internet Radio Station Scion AV Streaming
Radio II-29
Livio Radio Unveils Bluetooth Internet Radio Car Kit for Apple
iPhone and iPod II-30
Big Digital Launches BIG Net Radio II-30
RadioTime Unveils TuneIn Radio Website for Google TV II-30
We7 Unveils Internet Radio Plus II-30
Fraunhofer IIS Showcases End-to-End Internet Radio and Mobile
Audio Streaming Solutions II-30
iHome Unveils iHome+Radio II-31
RadioTime Launches RadioTime Channel on Roku Streaming Media
Player II-31
Livio Radio to Unveil Carmen II-31
Pure to Introduce EVOKE Flow, Oasis Flow and Siesta Flow
Internet Radio II-32
Reciva Unveils Radiostar, Grace Digital Radio and Reciva iRadio II-32
Dialog Telekom and Geodesic Unveil Music Station II-32

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-33
Star Entertainment Takes Over Tranzistor Systems II-33
Salem Communications and TuneIn Sign Partnership Agreement II-33
CBS RADIO and TuneIn Sign Licensing Agreement II-33
Alpine Electronics to Partner with Chleon Automotive to
Develop Infotainment Platform II-33
RadioPlayer Enters into Partnership with Audioboo II-34
Max Media Group Takes Over BB2Live.com and Associated Assets II-34
Townsquare Media Takes Over Millenium Radio II-34
Townsquare Media Inks Agreement to Take Over Double O II-34
Clear Channel Radio Acquires Cloud-Based Music Business of
Thumbplay II-35
Aspiro Mobile Solutions Takes over Apparat II-35
Emmis Communications and Jelli Enter into Partnership II-35
TargetSpot Enters into Partnership Agreement with Spanish
Broadcasting System II-35
DMX Inks Agreement with Pandora Media for Offering Internet
Radio for Businesses II-36
VoxPop Worldwide Enters into Partnership Agreement with BETA
Records II-36
Slacker Enters into Internet Radio Agreement with AOL II-37
Max Media Group to Take Over Golden Voice Media II-37
VoxPop Worldwide to Snap Up R&R Music II-37
Grooveshark Enters into Partnership Agreement with Livio Radio II-38
Salem Web Network Takes Over WorshipHouse Kids and
WorshipHouse Media II-38
CasaTunes Inks Partnership Agreement with Audio Authority II-38
Livio Radio Enters into Distribution Agreement with Navarre II-39
QT Information Systems Forms Joint Venture with Farm Progress II-39
Lipton Iced Tea and Pandora Internet Radio Collaborate for The
Natural Side of Music II-39
VoxPop Worldwide Enters into Partnership with Future US II-40
Livio Radio Collaborates with Dice Electronics II-40
CasaTunes Enters into Partnership with Channel Vision II-40
Geodesic Partners with Shoutcast for Supplying Internet Radio II-41
RadioTime Takes over TuneIn Internet Radio iPhone Application II-41
RadioTime Signs Partnership Agreement with peiker acustic II-42
Modavox Divests Internet Radio Division to World Talk Radio II-42
Yahoo! France Inks Agreement with Deezer to Launch Internet
Radio Service II-42

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-43
8tracks (US) II-43
977 Music, Inc. (US) II-43
AccuRadio, LLC (US) II-43
AOL Radio (US) II-43
Clear Channel Communications, Inc. (US) II-44
Deezer (France) II-44
Digitally Imported, Inc. (US) II-44
Grooveshark (US) II-44
Last.fm (UK) II-45
Pandora Media, Inc. (US) II-45
Rhapsody International (US) II-45
Slacker, Inc. (US) II-45
SomaFM (US) II-46
Spotify Ltd (UK) II-46
TuneIn (US) II-47
We7 (UK) II-47

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-48
Table 10: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Internet Radio by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Advertising
Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

Table 11: World Historic Review for Internet Radio by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Internet Radio by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Advertising
Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2004,
2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current & Future Analysis III-1
Market Overview III-1
Traditional Radio Hangs onto Lead III-2
Table 13: US Radio Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues by Source - Spot Advertising,
Off-Air, Network and Digital Platform (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Rising Numbers of Internet Radio Listeners III-2
Table 14: US Radio Market (2012): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Listening Hours for Terrestrial Radio,
Satellite Radio, and Internet Radio (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-2
Impact of Economic Crisis III-3
Royalty Rates: Will the Proposed Legislation to Turn the
Tide for Internet Radio Companies? III-3
Recording Industry Feels Threatened by Proliferation of
Internet Radio III-4
In-Car Internet Radio: On the Up III-4
Mobile: The Key Driver of Internet Radio Usage III-4
Table 15: US Market for Mobile Music (2012E): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Revenues by Application (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Connected Home Audio Device Sales Make Gains with Internet
Radio III-5
Pure-Play Internet Radio Stations to Grow at Faster Rate III-5
Table 16: US Pure Play Internet Radio Market (2012E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Source (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5
Per-Performance Royalties Unfavorable to Internet Radio III-6
Table 17: Per Performance Royalties Paid to Recording
Owners by Internet Radio Providers (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-6
Transforming Ad Monetization Approach of Broadcasters III-7
Streaming Services Face Monetization Challenges III-7
New Entrants Threaten Pandora's Dominance III-7
Competitive Scenario III-8
Table 18: Leading Players in the US Internet Radio Market
(2012E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Total Listening
Hours for Pandora, Clear Channel Radio, CBS Radio, Cumulus
Streaming Network, Slacker, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 19: Leading Players in the US Internet Radio Market
(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Average Active
Sessions by Company - Pandora Media, CBS Radio, Clear
Channel, Cumulus Streaming Network, Slacker, Entercom
Communications, ESPN Radio, and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9
Product Launches III-9
Strategic Corporate Developments III-18
Key Players III-26
B.Market Analytics III-31
Table 20: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 21: US Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual
Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

2. CANADA III-32
Market Analysis III-32
Table 22: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 23: Canadian Historic Review for Internet Radio with
Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

3. JAPAN III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Current & Future Analysis III-34
Internet Radio to Reinvigorate Radio Industry III-34
Strategic Corporate Development III-35
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 24: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 25: Japanese Historic Review for Internet Radio with
Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4. EUROPE III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Current and Future Analysis III-37
Rising Use of Internet Services by Public Service Broadcasters III-37
Growing Popularity of Internet Radio in Western Europe III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 26: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio by Country/ Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 27: European Historic Review for Internet Radio by
Country/Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest
of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 28: European 15-Year Perspective for Internet Radio by
Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Advertising
Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

4a. FRANCE III-41
A.Market Analysis III-41
Current & Future Analysis III-41
Strategic Corporate Development III-41
Deezer (France) - A Key Player III-41
B.Market Analytics III-42
Table 29: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 30: French Historic Review for Internet Radio with
Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

4b. GERMANY III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Current & Future Analysis III-44
Overview III-44
Table 31: Online Radio Market in Germany (2011): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Number of Radio Stations by Type -
Online only, Simulcast, and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 32: Online Radio Market in Germany (2012E):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Hits by
Distribution Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45
Product Launch III-45
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 33: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 34: German Historic Review for Internet Radio with
Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

4c. ITALY III-48
Market Analysis III-48
Table 35: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 36: Italian Historic Review for Internet Radio with
Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-50
A.Market Analysis III-50
Current & Future Analysis III-50
Growing Use of Internet Content III-50
Product Launches III-50
Strategic Corporate Developments III-51
Key Players III-52
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 37: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 38: UK Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual
Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

4e. SPAIN III-56
Market Analysis III-56
Table 39: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includescorresponding
Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 40: Spanish Historic Review for Internet Radio with
Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

4f. REST OF EUROPE III-58
Market Analysis III-58
Table 41: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 42: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Internet Radio
with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-59

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-60
A.Market Analysis III-60
Current & Future Analysis III-60
India III-60
Product Launches III-60
B.Market Analytics III-61
Table 43: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 44: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Internet Radio
with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

6. REST OF WORLD III-63
Market Analysis III-63
Table 45: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-63

Table 46: Rest of World Historic Review for Internet Radio
with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Million for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 45 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 49)

The United States (38)
Canada (1)
Europe (7)
- France (1)
- The United Kingdom (6)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)

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