Tag Archive: Subscribers


Apple Music should hit 20 million subscribers within a year

Apple Music has a respectable 6.5 million subscribers right now, but respected music business analyst Mark Mulligan estimates that Apple’s streaming music service will come close to hitting 8 million subs by the end of this year — and a massive 20 million paying customers by the close of 2016. In a new report with his predictions […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple Music already has 6.5 million paid subscribers, says Tim Cook

Apple Music has 6.5 million paying customers, according to no less an authority than Tim Cook, speaking at the Wall Street Journal Digital Live conference. Given that Apple claimed it had 11 million people using its free trial back in August, that’s an impressive free-to-paid conversion rate of almost 60 percent. It’s also around one-third […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Almost half of Apple Music subscribers have already cancelled, claims survey

According to a survey published today, roughly 48 percent of Apple Music listeners polled say that they have already given up on Apple’s streaming music — and the free trial isn’t even over yet. A total of 61 percent meanwhile claim that they have already disabled the auto-renewal option on their accounts so as not […]

Apple Music crushing it with 11m subscribers

Apple Music may have attracted criticism from some big name Apple pundits recently, but it’s still killing it when it comes to gaining subscribers willing to give its free trial a go. According to a new interview with Eddy Cue, Apple has secured 11 million trial members so far — with 2 million of these opting for […]

Apple hopes to secure 100m subscribers with new music streaming service

Apple is expected to announce its long-awaited music streaming service during the WWDC keynote later today, and despite tough competition from the likes of Spotify, the company has incredibly ambitious plans to sign up 100 million subscribers. “A person familiar…

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Apple’s bold plan to convert casual music fans into streaming subscribers

Imagine clicking iTunes’ “Buy” button to purchase the latest record from Drake or Pharrell Williams, only to get a popup from Apple suggesting you’re behind the times. That’s what might happen as Apple uses its massive consumer base to push…

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Apple plans to use free music samples to bring in subscribers

The days of free music streaming could be over if Apple gets its way, and its ready to make the transition smoother with Soundcloud-like free samples to go with its new streaming service. Negotiations between Apple and music labels are…

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Sling TV, the Netflix for cable, opens doors to all subscribers, with new channels coming

Sling TV — the Dish-owned streaming service that does for cable what Netflix did for video tentals — has just announced that it is opening its door to the general public. And if the cable stations it currently has on…

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New Spotify subscribers pay just $0.99 a month for three months

Thinking about finally signing up for Spotify Premium? There couldn’t be a better time to do it. For a limited time only, Spotify is offering new customers three months of access for just $ 0.99 a month — that’s $ 9 off…

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New Spotify subscribers pay just $0.99 a month for three months

Thinking about finally signing up for Spotify Premium? There couldn’t be a better time to do it. For a limited time only, Spotify is offering new customers three months of access for just $ 0.99 a month — that’s $ 9 off…

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