INTERNET RADIO - A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT   

Research Abstract

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Internet Radio in US$ Thousands. 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 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 95 companies including many key and niche players such as -

8tracks
977 Music, Inc.
AccuRadio, LLC
Amazon.com, Inc.
AOL Radio


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Code: MCP-7775
Price: $4500
Companies: 95
Pages: 210
Date: January 2015
Market Data Tables: 58
Status: * New Report

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 TABLE OF CONTENTS


 
   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3  
   A Prelude.....II-11$100
   Current & Future Analysis.....II-2
Internet Radio: Gaining Edge over Terrestrial Radio Broadcasting.....II-2
Competitive Landscape.....II-2
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   Table 1: Select Countries Ranked by Percentage Share of Internet Users Listening to Internet Radio on Weekly Basis (2014) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-3
Technology Companies: A Threat to Internet Radio Participants.....II-3
Pandora Faces Stiff Competition- As Industry Heads towards Consolidation.....II-3
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   A Brief Overview of Leading Internet Radio Companies.....II-4
Other Internet Radio Service Providers:.....II-4
AcousticAlternative.com.....II-4
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   ‘TheInferno’Radio.....II-5
Expanding Internet User Base: A Key Driving Force.....II-5
Table 2: Number of Internet Users Worldwide (in Million) and Penetration Percentage for Years 2001, 2011, 2013 & 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-5
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   Table 3: Top Ten Internet Countries: Ranked by Number of Internet Users (in Millions): September 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6

Table 4: Worldwide Internet Penetration Rates (%) by Region: September 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-6
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   Rising Smartphone Usage Fueling Growth of Internet Radio.....II-7
Table 5: Global Mobile Devices Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Device Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-7
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   Table 6: World Mobile Phones Market (2010-2015): Percentages Breakdown of Shipments by Feature Phones and Smartphones(includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8

Table 7: Global Smartphones Market (2013 & 2018): Sales in Million Units by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-8
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   Table 8: Global Smartphone Penetration Rates (as a Percentage of Mobile Phone Users) for Select Countries (2013) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-91$350
   Worldwide Mobile Subscriber Base – Key Statistics.....II-10
Table 9: Top 10 Countries with Active Mobile Subscriptions (in Millions): January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-10
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   Table 10: Global Mobile Subscriptions (January 2014): Percentage Breakdown of by Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-11
Soaring Mobile Broadband Penetration Rates to Power Growth for Internet Radio on Mobile
  Platforms.....II-11
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   Table 11: Worldwide Active Broadband (Fixed & Mobile) Per 100 People (2013): Breakdown by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12

Table 12: Global Mobile Broadband Subscriptions (in Million) in Developed and Developing Countries: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12
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   Table 13: Worldwide Mobile Broadband Penetration Rate (%) by Region: January 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13
Increased Strain on 3G Networks Brings 4G Networks into the Spotlight.....II-13
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   Table 14: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G, 3G, 3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handsets for Years 2013 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-141$350
   Table 15: Leading Countries Worldwide by Number of 3G/4G Subscriptions: Percentage Breakdown for 2013Q2 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15
Transition from 3G to 4G Networks: Revolutionizing the Mobile Communications
  Landscape.....II-15
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   Table 16: Global 4G Market (2013): Percentage Breakdown of Subscribers by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-161$350
   Table 17: Global 3G Mobile Broadband Market (2009 & 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions by Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-17
Internet Radio Technology to Witness Widespread Deployment in Vehicles.....II-17
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   Opportunity Indicator:.....II-18
Table 18: Global Radio Consumption (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Radio Services Consumption by Location (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-18

Table 19: World Car Audio Consumption (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Audio Media Consumed by Medium Used (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-18
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   In-Vehicle Wi-Fi to Encourage In-Vehicle Internet Radio Adoption.....II-19
Legislative Mandates to Spur Adoption of Internet Radio.....II-19
Home Audio Systems Cautiously Embracing Internet Radio.....II-19
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   Monetization of Internet Radio Services.....II-20
Internet Radio and Local Advertising.....II-20
Catalogs: The Heart of On-Demand Services.....II-20
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   Multi-Channel Distribution: Key to Long-Term Success.....II-21
Rising Royalty Rates - A Cause of Concern for Radio Stations.....II-21
Marketers Track Web Browsing Trends to Serve Ads.....II-21
Radio Broadcasters Need to Smarten Up to Increase Revenues through Internet.....II-21
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   Internet Radio: A Platform for Indie Artists.....II-221$100
   What is Internet Radio?.....II-23
Historical Background.....II-23
Features Unique to Internet Radio.....II-23
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   Global Reach.....II-24
Personalization.....II-24
Interactivity.....II-24
Wider Selection of Service Providers.....II-24
Option of Time-Shifting and Selecting Specific Stations.....II-24
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   Facility of Accurately Measuring Audience.....II-25
Internet Radio Streaming Technology.....II-25
Internet Radio Terminals.....II-25
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   Dedicated Internet Radio Terminal Devices.....II-26
Types of Internet Radio.....II-26
Simulcasting.....II-26
Webcasting.....II-26
Interactive Audio Streaming.....II-26
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   Podcasting Vs Internet Radio.....II-27
What are Radio Apps?.....II-27
Advantages of Internet Radio.....II-27
Ease of Use.....II-27
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   Free of Cost.....II-28
Real-Time Listening of Media Streams.....II-28
Better Access to Choices of Other Listeners.....II-28
Enhanced Sound Quality.....II-28
Lesser Advertisements.....II-28
Lower Cost of Owning Radio Programmes.....II-28
Censor-Free Programming.....II-28
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   Wider Choice of Entertainment Channels.....II-29
Elimination of Time Constraints.....II-29
Broadcasting Independent of Specific Geographic Range.....II-29
On-Demand Listening.....II-29
Disadvantages of Internet Radio.....II-29
Heavy Reliance on High Speed Internet Connectivity.....II-29
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   Usage of Large Amounts of Bandwidth.....II-30
Lack of Scalability.....II-30
Failure to Detect Certain Internet Radio Stations.....II-30
Cost Per Impression (CPM).....II-30
CPMs for Internet Radio.....II-30
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   Amazon Introduces Prime Online Music Streaming Service.....II-31
Google Upgrades Play Music with Songza Functionality.....II-31
Google Upgrades Play Music to Support iPhone 6 Devices.....II-31
Pandora Releases Pandora 5.0 on Amazon App Store in Australian Market.....II-31
UST Global Rolls Out Own Radio Station.....II-31
Niti Digital Unveils NWR Live and NiTi Web Radio Services.....II-31
Apple Introduces iTunes Internet Radio Service.....II-31
SiriusXM Introduces MySXM Service to Personalize Available SiriusXM Stations.....II-31
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   Thefuture.fm Launches iPhone Application.....II-32
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Unveils AppRadio 2 (SPH-DA100).....II-32
Frontier Silicon Introduces Venus 2i-BT Audio Platform.....II-32
D-Link Launches MovieNite Media Player.....II-32
Raditaz Upgrades Service to Improve User Experience.....II-32
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Unveils Single CD Receivers.....II-32
Spotify Adds Radio Feature to iPad and iPhone Apps.....II-32
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   Slacker Introduces Slacker Radio on Roku.....II-33
Sirius XM Radio Rolls Out SiriumXM Lynx Portable Radio.....II-33
Slacker Introduces SWAMI SOUND SYSTEM on Slacker Radio.....II-33
Sirius XM Radio Unveils New Update for SiriusXM Internet Radio App.....II-33
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Launches Audio Video Receivers.....II-33
Clarion Launches Navigation In-Dash Source Units.....II-33
Raditaz Launches Raditaz Music Platform for Android and iOS Platforms.....II-33
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   Apple Acquires Beats Electronics and Beats Music.....II-34
Apple Mulls Integrating Beats into iTunes.....II-34
Google Acquires Songza.....II-34
Spotify Concludes Echo Nest Acquisition.....II-34
Rdio Concludes TastemakerX Acquisition.....II-34
Deezer Takes Over Stitcher.....II-34
Pandora Partners with Ford Australia to Expand Service Availability in Australian
  Market.....II-34
Pazoo Inks Agreement with Fractal Recording.....II-34
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   Clear Channel Changes its Name to iHeartMedia.....II-35
SirusXM and Fox News Ink Broadcast Agreement.....II-35
Star Entertainment Takes Over Tranzistor Systems.....II-35
Salem Communications and TuneIn Sign Partnership Agreement.....II-35
CBS RADIO and TuneIn Sign Licensing Agreement.....II-35
Alpine Electronics to Partner with Chleon Automotive to Develop Infotainment
  Platform.....II-35
RadioPlayer Enters into Partnership with Audioboo.....II-35
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   8tracks (US).....II-36
977 Music, Inc. (US).....II-36
AccuRadio, LLC (US).....II-36
Amazon.com, Inc. (US).....II-36
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   AOL Radio (US).....II-37
Apple Inc. (US).....II-37
Deezer (France).....II-37
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   Digitally Imported, Inc. (US).....II-38
Grooveshark (US).....II-38
Google Inc. (US).....II-38
iHeartMedia, Inc. (US).....II-38
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   Pandora Media, Inc. (US).....II-39
Rhapsody International (US).....II-39
Slacker, Inc. (US).....II-39
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   SomaFM (US).....II-40
Spotify Ltd (UK).....II-40
Tesco PLC (UK).....II-40
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   TuneIn (US).....II-411$100
   Table 20: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-421$350
   Table 21: World Historic Review for Internet Radio by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-431$350
   Table 22: 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 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-441$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Current & Future Analysis.....III-1
Market Overview.....III-1
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   Table 23: US Internet Radio Market (2010-2014): Percentage of Population Listening on a Weekly Basis (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2

Table 24: US Internet Radio Market (2010-2014): Average Weekly Time Spent in Hours: Minutes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
Traditional Radio Hangs onto Lead.....III-2
Table 25: US Radio Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Source - Spot Advertising, Off-Air, Network and Digital Platform (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-2
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   Rising Numbers of Internet Radio Listeners.....III-3
Table 26: US Radio Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Listening Hours for Terrestrial Radio, Satellite Radio, and Internet Radio (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3

Table 27: US Digital Radio Market (2010-2014): Number of Listeners in Million on a Monthly Basis (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-3
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   Impact of Economic Crisis.....III-4
Royalty Rates: Will the Proposed Legislation to Turn the Tide for Internet Radio
  Companies?.....III-4
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   Recording Industry Feels Threatened by Proliferation of Internet Radio.....III-5
In-Car Internet Radio: On the Up.....III-5
Table 28: US Radio Market (2014): Percentage Share of Population Using Radio in Car by Device - AM/FM Radio, CD Player, Internet Radio, MP3 Player, and Satellite Radio (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-5
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   Mobile: The Key Driver of Internet Radio Usage.....III-6
Table 29: US Market for Mobile Music (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Application (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-6
Connected Home Audio Device Sales Make Gains with Internet Radio.....III-6
Pure-Play Internet Radio Stations to Grow at Faster Rate.....III-6
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   Per-Performance Royalties Unfavorable to Internet Radio.....III-7
Table 30: Per Performance Royalties Paid to Recording Owners by Internet Radio Providers for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-7
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   Transforming Ad Monetization Approach of Broadcasters.....III-8
Streaming Services Face Monetization Challenges.....III-8
New Entrants Threaten Pandora’s Dominance.....III-8
Competitive Scenario.....III-8
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   Table 31: Leading Players in the US Internet Radio Market (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Total Listening Hours for CBS Radio, Cumulus Streaming, iHeartMedia, Pandora, Slacker and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-9
Product Launches.....III-9
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   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-121$75
   Key Players.....III-136$450
   B. Market Analytics.....III-19
Table 32: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-19
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   Table 33: US Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-201$200
   Market Analysis.....III-21
Table 34: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-21
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   Table 35: Canadian Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-221$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-23
Current & Future Analysis.....III-23
Internet Radio to Reinvigorate Radio Industry.....III-23
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   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-24
B. Market Analytics.....III-24
Table 36: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-24
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   Table 37: Japanese Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-251$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-26
Current and Future Analysis.....III-26
Rising Use of Internet Services by Public Service Broadcasters.....III-26
Growing Popularity of Internet Radio in Western Europe.....III-26
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-27
Table 38: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio by Country/ Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-27
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   Table 39: 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$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-281$200
   Table 40: 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 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-291$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-30
Current & Future Analysis.....III-30
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-30
Deezer (France) - A Key Player.....III-30
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   B. Market Analytics.....III-31
Table 41: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-31
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   Table 42: French Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-33
Current & Future Analysis.....III-33
Overview.....III-33
Table 43: Online Radio Market in Germany (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Radio Stations by Type - Online Only, Simulcast, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-33
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   Table 44: Online Radio Market in Germany (2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Number of Hits by Distribution Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
B. Market Analytics.....III-34
Table 45: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-34
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   Table 46: German Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   Market Analysis.....III-36
Table 47: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-36
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   Table 48: Italian Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-38
Current & Future Analysis.....III-38
Growing Use of Internet Content.....III-38
Product Launches.....III-38
Strategic Corporate Development.....III-38
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   Key Players.....III-391$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-40
Table 49: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
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   Table 50: UK Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-411$200
   Market Analysis.....III-42
Table 51: Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-42
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   Table 52: Spanish Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-431$200
   Market Analysis.....III-44
Table 53: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-44
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   Table 54: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-451$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Current & Future Analysis.....III-46
India.....III-46
Product Launches.....III-46
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   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-47
B. Market Analytics.....III-47
Table 55: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-47
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   Table 56: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-481$200
   Market Analysis.....III-49
Table 57: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-49
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   Table 58: Rest of World Historic Review for Internet Radio with Annual Advertising Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-501$200
  
Total Companies Profiled: 95 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 98)

Region/Country Players

The United States 67 Canada 9 Japan 2 Europe 13 France 2 The United Kingdom 10 Rest of Europe 1 Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 5 Latin America 1 Middle East 1
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