Downloads, streaming and podcasts have transformed music listening, offering people different ways to get songs at home as well as on the move on smartphones and tablets. This low-cost licence covers online services earning less than $12,000 a year through music use.

Online Mini is a low-cost licence covering:

  • On Demand Streaming (individual tracks or streaming services)
  • Webcasting
  • Podcasts (featured music or minimal music)
  • Entertainment/Audio-Visual Streaming Service
  • Looped Background Music
  • Clip Service & Movie Previews
  • Music Download Service
  • Backing Track Download Service
  • Ringtone Download Service
  • Karaoke Tracks (Download or Streaming Service)

How much does it cost?

Licence Type

$250.00

$500.00

$1,000.00

On Demand Streaming (Individual Tracks)

Streamed pre-determined individual Tracks - no interactivity i.e. no playlists.

< 150,000 
streams a year.

 < 375,000 
streams a year.

< 750,000 
streams a year.

On Demand Services

Streamed pre-determined DJ mixes, Webcast archives, Music News Programs - no interactivity.

< 18,000 
sessions a year.

 < 45,000 
sessions a year.

< 90,000 
sessions a year.

Webcasting

Live Streamed Webcasts received simultaneously by all users.

< 18,000 
sessions a year.

 < 45,000 
sessions a year.

< 90,000 
sessions a year.

Podcasts (Featured Music)

Podcasts with no more than 80% music use, by duration.

< 55,000 
downloads a year.

 < 140,000 
downloads a year.

< 300,000 downloads a year.

Podcasts (Minimal Music)

Podcasts with no more than 40% music use, by duration.

< 55,000
downloads a year.

 < 140,000 
downloads a year.

< 300,000
downloads a year.

Entertainment/Audio-Visual Streaming Service

Streamed general a/v entertainment content with less than 50% music use.

< 27,000 
sessions a year.

< 67,500 
sessions a year.

< 135,000 
sessions a year.

Looped Background Music

Streamed loop with at least 3, but less than 15 Tracks that play randomly each time the webpage is accessed.

< 10,000 
unique users a year.

< 30,000 
unique users a year.

< 80,000
unique users a year.

Clip Service & Movie Previews

Streamed Clips and/or Movie Previews not linked to the sale of Downloads.

< 1,250 Clips/Movie 
Previews a year.

< 3,125 Clips/Movie 
Previews a year.

< 6,250 Clips/Movie
Previews a year.

Music Download Service

Individual Track Download sales - no subscription

< 1,500 
downloads a year.

< 4,000 
downloads a year.

< 10,000 
downloads a year.

Backing Track Download Service

Individual Backing Track Download sales - no subscription.

< 1,500 
downloads a year.

< 4,000 
downloads a year.

< 10,000 
downloads a year.

Ringtone Download Service

Individual Ringtone Download sales - no subscription.

< 500 
downloads a year.

< 1,500 
downloads a year.

< 4,000 
downloads a year.

Karaoke Track Download Service

Individual Karaoke Track Download sales - no subscription.

< 1,000 
downloads a year.

< 2,500 
downloads a year.

< 2,500 
downloads a year.

Karaoke Track Streaming Service

Advertising or subscription funded Streaming - no Downloads.

< 30,000 
streams a year.

< 75,000 
streams a year.

<200,000
streams a year.


For more information regarding the Online Mini-Blanket Licence, contact us, or download the application form below.

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