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Apple iTunes hits 1 billionth podcast subscription

Posted by Jason Diaz Categories: Apple, Internet

iTunes 1 Billion Podcast Subscribers

Apple is celebrating the fact that it has surpassed 1 billion podcast subscriptions in iTunes, quite an impressive milestone. Apple added podcasts to iTunes back in 2005, which has offered everyone the ability to market alternative radio and video shows for users. iTunes now has about 250,000 different podcasts in over 100 different languages, including shows like 60 Minutes, NPR, Ted Talks, NBC Nightly News, and even our own Bleeding Edge TV and Unboxing Live.

"From comedy to hard news to sports to innovative educational content and so much more, podcasting has transformed the global media landscape," - Apple

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I think this is where Apple has been ahead of Android and Google.

No matter the battle for handset sales, Apple has dominated in monetizing services like podcast better so than Google Android to date.

Although I think Google Android can give them a run for their money here with their platform as well.

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