Sat. Jun 19th, 2021

RBC: 76% iPhone Users Interested To Use iCloud, 30% Users Interested In iTunes Match

No doubt on the success of Apple’s MobileMe service, which exactly meets the expectations of Apple by getting hundreds of thousands subscription at the price of $99 a year. According to a new survey done by RBC Capital Markets, iCloud will get more hype than MobileMe, which is coming in this fall with the release of iOS 5.

The survey is based on 1,500 iPhone users which polled from June 7 to June 14, the result suggests that 76% of iPhone users are interested in iCloud, which means it will 150 million users. Users show their interest on iCloud due to its iMessages functionality, iOS 5 to iOS 5+ messaging service. The report claims that iMessages will sure make strong the roots of Apple and affects others to, such as RIM.


The report also shows the user interest in the new launched Apple’s iTunes Match service, which got 30% votes from the polled iPhone users, the service which scan up your library and match their ripped songs, which costs $25 a year per user, this means Apple will make 1.5 billion annually from iTunes Match revenue alone.