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Czech authors' society OSA has reported a fourth consecutive year of growth for royalty collections. Moreover, the setting of a new record saw OSA maintain its position as a billion-koruna society.


  • All the main sectors saw an increase last year, with digital income registering the highest growth rate. However, despite the jump in collections, digital remains a small source of income for Czech authors and publishers.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the 2017 royalty collection results for the Czech authors' society OSA.
  • Reveals collections by source and explains the reasons for annual changes.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue source for Czech authors and publishers?
  • What share of OSA collections last year came from digital sources?

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  • Summary
  • New record for royalty collections in the Czech Republic
  • Gains for public performance and broadcasting
  • Digital growth offsets mechanical decline


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