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Algo rhythm: India's music industry is riding the wave of digitisation

According to a survey, though India had over 100 million music streamers in 2017, the conversion of free streamers to paid streamers was just one per cent

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India's music industry is riding the wave of digitisation, buoyed by growing smartphone penetration and access to low-cost data. 

However, monetisation of music through the digital channel continues to face challenge as seen in other parts of the world. According to a survey by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, though India had over 100 million music streamers in 2017, the conversion of free streamers to paid streamers was just one per cent. 

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First Published: Oct 31 2018 | 10:12 PM IST

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