Apple iTunes capture 80% market share in the UK market
Apple is making big news these days. They are currently the champion of the digital content world. Apple iPod is the best seller and the most wanted digital music player in the market. Apple iTunes is the worldâ€™s most popular digital music web store. In addition, the company has just launched two rather interesting products in the form of Motorola RAZR mobile phone with iTunes support and Apple iPod Nano that replaces the older Apple iPod Mini range of music players.
The latest news in is even more interesting for the Macintosh maker. The latest figures from Official Charts Company shows that the Apple iTunes online music store has taken 80% market share of the segment in the Britain market. The users seem to be very happy with the service they are getting and as a result, the iTunes has become a sensational hit in the United Kingdom.
Eddy Cue, Appleâ€™s vice president of iTunes said in a statement about this news: â€œWeâ€™re thrilled that music fans in the UK have made the iTunes Music Store their number one choice for purchasing digital music. We feature the largest catalog in the UK with over 1.7 million songs and strive to bring iTunes customers the hottest new and exclusive content in the world.â€
Data from the Official Charts Company says that Apple iTunes in UK occupies approximately 80 percent of digital music sales of all the music stores in the country combined. Apple has on offer more than 1.7 million songs from the major music companies and over 1,000 independent record labels, as well as 10,000 audiobooks along with 15,000 Podcasts on their British version of the iTunes Music Store.