Wikipedia describes digital content as a large field that includes 3D graphics, audio editing, compositing and authoring in animation, audio, graphics, images and video. In a nutshell it is the software used in connection with output produced by users as well as industry providers. Content is anything that you can publish. Hence, digital content is anything that is digitally created for publishing, available for download or distribution on electronic media. Three major components include music (sound recordings), information (software, text and data) and images (photographs, images and motion pictures).
Many software companies provide paid digital content. Tech behemoth Microsoft has infused $300 million into Barns & Noble’s Nook e-reader business in May, 2012. New York Times digital content subscriptions are improving steadily while its print version is experiencing continues decline. Even the left for dead Sirius XM paid radio content is experiencing some growth lately. Free radio content is offered by Pandora and Spotify. However, some paid digital content providers such as Comcast continue to experience declining sales.
Paid video content delivery will continue to experience growth in coming months and years. Many providers are improving the high-speed internet connections over broadband in order to successfully provide digital content and grow their business.