Amazon's MP3 store not affecting iTunes business

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Amazon's MP3 music download service in the US has not impacted on Apple’s iTunes music downloading service, according to a new study.
The NPD Group’s study claims that a mere 10% of all purchasers at Amazon MP3 are customers that have moved across from Apple's iTunes.

An NPD analyst asserts that the research is proof of a "healthy indication that the digital music customer pool can expand into new consumer groups who have not yet joined the iTunes community."

Amazon's DRM-free MP3 service is expected to launch in the UK and Europe later this year. TechRadar has contacted Amazon UK to find out more on those plans.


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