The Spotify music application has made a great progress on the Android platform in the last two years. The application reached twice as many users in two years, reaching 1 billion downloads.
Spotify music The application has been reported to have made a major attack, outpacing its rivals lately. Spotify, number of downloads Android reached 1 Billion users within the platform. The Spotify app was downloaded 500 million times on the Android platform two years ago. This means the app took two years to double the download figure.
At the moment, Spotify is working hard to expand its offerings and thus gains many customers. The app not only offers voice services, but also expands the scale of free and subscription users. In addition, it actively invests in the development of a podcast platform. The company makes its platform compatible with Amazon Audible by publishing audiobooks.
Spotify Reaches 1 Billion Downloads on Android Platform
However, despite the company’s rapid growth, there are still some user concerns. The increase in subscription fees and the decrease in the share paid to artists cause serious concerns. Spotify also released its own car music player outside of software issues. Spotify music players use a simple design and come with an oversized touch button. Users can easily access online music and support voice control. Spotify currently has no competitors in the audio space, but online video platforms like YouTube and TikTok will compete with Spotify.
Spotify’s First Quarter Revenue Reaches 2,147 Billion – 16% Growth on Annual Basis
According to Spotify’s first quarter financial report, 2,147 billion in total Euro ($ 2.591 billion) of revenue was announced. This is an annual increase of 16%.
Net profit attributable to the company’s shareholders was 23 million Euros. This is reported to be in a fairly good position compared to a net loss of 125 million euros in the same period last year. The company’s gross profit is 548 million Euros. Spotify estimates that in the second quarter of 2021, the monthly active users (MAU) will reach 373 million from 366 million. The number of paying users will reach 166 million from 162 million, and the total revenue will reach 2.16 billion Euros, 2.36 billion Euros. In addition, Spotify estimates that the future gross margin will be between 23.6% and 25.6% and the operating cost will be 134 million Euros. According to estimates, the number of active users per month will reach 422 million from 402 million during 2021. It also estimates that the number of paying users will reach 184 million from 172 million, and the total revenue will reach 9.11 billion to 9.51 billion euros. It is estimated that the company will reach a gross profit margin of 24.0% to 26.0% and operating costs of 250 million to 150 million Euros.