Apple: iTunes Customers Embracing Movie, Music Downloads
Cupertino, Calif. Apple Inc. said Thursday customers are now renting or buying more than 50,000 movies daily. In addition, the company said that people have bought more than 5 billion songs from its iTunes online music store.
Apple said that based on data from market researcher NPD Group the iTunes store is the largest music retailer in the U.S. based on the amount of music sold during January and February 2008. More than 8 million songs are available on iTunes, as well as more than 20,000 TV episodes and more than 2,000 movies.