What you need to know: This weblog captures key data points about the global telecoms industry. I use it as an electronic notebook to support my work for Pringle Media.
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Apple's App Store Enjoys Bumper 2016
Apple said developers earned more than 20 billion US dollars from its App Store in 2016, up over 40% from 2015. Since the App Store launched in 2008, developers have earned more than 60 billion dollars, Apple added.
On New Year’s Day 2017, the App Store sold nearly 240 million dollars worth of apps and content. Apple also reported that the App Store’s subscription billings rose 74% in 2016 to 2.7 billion dollars. source: Apple statement