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Introduction

At the beginning of this year, Canadian performing-rights society SOCAN published preliminary financial results for 2018. SOCAN has now confirmed the preliminary figures in its annual business report.

Highlights

  • In line with last year's report, the biggest gain was from internet collections, with general licensing and satellite radio also registering an increase.

Features and Benefits

  • Details the 2018 financial report published by Canadian authors' society SOCAN.
  • Examines the performance of the main revenue sources for SOCAN.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue generator for authors and publishers in Canada?
  • Which of the main revenue sources for SOCAN registered growth last year?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Six consecutive years of growth for SOCAN
  • International the leading collection source
  • Good year for streaming receipts

Appendix

  • Author