• Paid downloads of digital replicas of printed consumer, trade or business magazines
  • Single paid downloads or subscriptions


  • Digital paid content on websites of magazines and academic journals (non-replica)
  • Bundled subscriptions where digital editions come as a free extra
Market definition



  • Revenue in the "Connected Hardware" Segment amounts to 2,148 Mio. € in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 31.5% resulting in a market volume of 6,419 Mio. € in 2021.
  • User penetration is at 9.2% in 2017 and is expected to hit 3.3 % in 2021.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) currently amounts to 96.10 €.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in den USA (6,580 Mio. € in 2017).
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