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Fewer People Paying for Music Downloads – NPD

Seems like a cool summer of music…the number of paying customers for this sector overall has decreased since April. NPD said that the number of consumers paying for downloads fell to nearly one million users per month in May, June and July from a peak of 1.3 million in April 2004.

NPD said the downturn coincides with the end of promotions and trial price incentives offered by several services.