Study Says 50% of Country Fans Lack Internet at Home
I wish I could find the article or remember the conversation where someone called bigtime bullshit on this, mainly because of how the original study was conducted and by whom. The fact of the matter is there are a lot of people in Nashville and elsewhere who are trying to change this, but they’re up against a good ‘ole boys club that isn’t interested in driving the business forward and thinks things are fine the way they are.
“[This] could affect the way country artists promote and distribute their music to their fan base. With the popularity of online music services like iTunes annually increasing and communication from artists most easily available online, fans without Internet in their homes are disconnected from the exponentially bigger digital-music realm.”