Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Improving advertising budgets will bring some much-needed relief to radio broadcasters, but increasing competition from online music streaming sites, internet-only radio stations and digital music players will hamper industry growth. To maintain profitability, operators will scramble to restructure. One bright spot for the industry will be the growth of satellite radio, which generates revenue from subscription fees on top of advertising... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Industry establishments are most highly concentrated in populous regions of the United States. Because of the nature of the Radio Broadcasting industry, the more populous a region the more demand there is for the industry's services. The highest concentration of establishments is in the Southeast, which also has the highest percentage of the US popoulation. In 2014, the Southeast is expected to contain 29.4% of industry establishments and 25.4% of the population. After the Southeast, the Great Lakes and the West regions hold 14.5% and 14.3% of industry establishments respectively, and the Southwest and Mid-Atlantic regions have 11.0% and 11.6% respectively.
The states with the most industry establishments are California (9.1%), Texas (6.8%), Florida (5.7%) and New York (5.3%)... purchase to read more