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Austrian authors’ society AKM is on an unbroken streak of collection growth that dates back more than 10 years.


  • Although digital registered the highest growth rate for AKM, the revenue stream is still a minor revenue source for Austrian rights holders.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the collection results for AKM and subsidiary Austro Mechana.
  • Explains why collections were up last year for AKM but down for Austro Mechana.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue source for Austrian authors and publishers?
  • Why did AKM register collection growth last year but Austro Mechana see a fall?

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  • Summary
  • Another record-breaking year for Austrian royalty collections
  • Across-the-board rise of the main collection sources
  • Private copying back payments hit AUME revenue


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