Global Digital Content Spend Rockets to $57 Billion in 2013, App Annie & IHS 2013 Digital Content Re

LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), your leading global source of information, insight, as well as analytics, and App Annie, the worldwide leader inside app shop analytics,apprankings, andmarketintelligence, nowadays unveiled any joint record detailing key developments inside the digital content marketplace inside 2013. The Particular record includes insights to the digital music, digital movies, digital games as well as mobile apps markets. Coverage consists of France, Germany, Japan, Russia, South Korea, UK and US for growth, monetization, devote and devices per capita, and further revenue stream opportunities.Download the full record here: or here"Combining IHS and also App Annie data has given us an original view in to be able to the digital content ecosystem for 2013," said Jack Kent, principal analyst, mobile media in IHS Technology. "The US provides lengthy been any powerhouse inside relation to consumer spend in digital content, but we identified stand-out markets where consumers aren't only monetizing better, but nonetheless get potential regarding growth. These types of consist of South Korea, where general digital invest per capita is higher compared to US, or the UK, which usually features one of the particular strongest online songs markets."Report highlights:Global consumer spending about digital games, apps, and web based movies passed $57 billion throughout 2013, up practically 30 percent via $44 billion inside 2012.Online movies - a more mature content industry - found wholesome growth, up 21 percent to reach $8 billion globally inside 2013.The United States Involving America leads inside digital content material spend, while South Korea monetizes much better per capita.Large gains inside game app spend within Japan along with South Korea, together with 4.4x as well as 5.8x growth year-over-year, respectively, were a key driver of the development in mobile apps."We're excited in order to offer this joint statement using IHS, including deep insights into the global trends within digital music, movies, gaming and apps for 2013," mentioned Bertrand Schmitt, CEO, App Annie. Your unrivaled insights that will IHS provides regarding digital entertainment inside combination along with App Annie's leading app store industry data provides app publishers, digital executives, marketers and also investors the unique insights they want to make smarter business decisions that will drive growth."Japan and also South Korea tend to be high-growth marketsJapan and South Korea tend to be high-growth markets, credited in order to escalating device adoption and also skyrocketing game app spend.South Korea will come out at your top in various measures when considering its mobile and also digital content material market.South Korea leads regarding 4G penetration and it is the first nation to reach more than 50% with regard to LTE subscribers.In Japan, apps have disrupted the actual mobile-first market. Often a strong mobile content material country, the particular shift in order to smartphone and also tablet apps will be disrupting established players within the Japanese market.UK tops European marketThe UK may end up being the leading European country for total digital content commit and also spend for each capita.Like the particular US, UK customers devote in a broad array of digital content, with all the UK having a particularly strong online songs market.Strong growth in game apps wasn't sufficient to overtake online songs within 2013, yet continued growth might find invest in game apps leapfrog on the particular internet audio in 2014.Germany overtakes FranceGermany overtook France inside digital content commit per capita within 2013, boosted simply by its strong digital video games and expanding video games app markets.Online movies performed well within Germany, but many classes throughout France outside game apps struggled for growth.Russia's huge growth opportunitiesRussia provides content material companies together with strong growth opportunities with regard to long term growth. Its relatively lower connected device install base means further smartphone and tablet adoption will discover continued improvement inside Russian content spend.Consumer devote in on your internet content is relatively low within Russia, nevertheless companies may additionally be a lot more prepared to assistance ad-funded solutions compared to be able to what they are elsewhere.As any result, overall digital content revenues will be driven by way of a selection involving company models.US leads digital content spendThe US gets the widest range of content material commit and furthermore the highest devices per capita across the broadest range of devices.Spend upon games apps grew probably the most among 2012 as well as 2013, but on-line video games held the actual lead.Game apps' growth will most likely challenge on-line movies inside the coming years.For every day analysis as well as insights check out or even comply with our mobile analysts upon Twitter: @IanFogg42; @Jack_IHS; @DanGleeson_IHSAbout IHS ( (NYSE: IHS) is the leading supply of information, insight and also analytics throughout critical locations that will shape today's company landscape. Organizations and also governments throughout more than 165 countries across the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert impartial analysis and also flexible delivery methods involving IHS to make high-impact decisions and also develop strategies along with speed and confidence. IHS has experienced business since 1959 as well as became any publicly traded business on the new York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered inside Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to end up being able to sustainable, profitable growth along with employs 8,000 folks within 31 countries across the world.IHS is truly a registered trademark involving IHS Inc. Most additional organization as well as item names could become trademarks involving their particular respective owners. Copyright 2014 IHS Inc. Most rights reserved.About App Annie ( Annie is reinventing business intelligence products for that apps as well as digital items economy. App Annie data as well as items are the actual industry standard, used by over 90 percent in the Leading one hundred grossing iOS publishers. Much More when compared with 375,000 apps rely every day upon App Annie analytics to trace their downloads, revenues, rankings along with reviews. the company is actually tracking the most downloads along with revenues regarding any kind of app or eBook retailer industry data business for you to date, with more than 36 billion downloads and more than US $9 billion inside app store revenues. App Annie is actually a privately held global organization involving greater than 150 employees with offices throughout San Francisco, Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Moscow, Seoul, Shanghai and Tokyo. Investors include, Greycroft, IDG Richesse Partners, Infinity Enterprise Partners as well as Sequoia Capital. With Regard To a lot more information, please visit, examine out our blog, and also comply with @AppAnnie about Twitter.