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Introduction

Norwegian authors' society TONO has reported a record year for both collections and distributions.

Highlights

  • After a disappointing 2016 that failed to repeat the record-breaking year of 2015, total receipts in 2017 were boosted by growth in all the main collection sources. Digital registered the highest year-on-year increase, but there were notable rises in collections from broadcast retransmission, live concerts, cinema, and overseas.

Features and Benefits

  • Details royalty collections for 2017 by the Norwegian authors' society TONO.
  • Splits revenues by source. and discusses TONO's opinion of the new copyright bill making its way through the Norwegian parliament.
  • Discusses TONO's opinion of the new copyright bill making its way through the Norwegian parliament.

Key questions answered

  • What is the biggest revenue source for authors and publishers in Norway?
  • What was behind the big rise in overseas collections for TONO in 2017?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Big return to growth for TONO
  • Broadcasting leads domestic collections
  • Live concert growth and a boom in overseas collections

Appendix

  • Author