• Paid downloads of digital replicas of a printed daily or weekly newspapers
  • Single paid downloads or subscriptions


  • Digital paid content on websites of newspapers
  • Bundled subscriptions where digital editions come as a free extra
Market definition



  • Revenue in the "ePaper" segment amounts to US$3,500m in 2017.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 9.8 % resulting in a market volume of US$5,092m in 2021.
  • User penetration is at 3.1 % in 2017 and is expected to hit 3.9 % in 2021.
  • The average revenue per user (ARPU) currently amounts to US$29.11.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that most revenue is generated in the United States (US$1,454m in 2017).
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