With Google and Oracle trial going on, a lot of information is coming outside – first the Google’s Android revenue numbers for 2012 followed by Google’s plans to subsidized $9.99 plan for its Android phones and now more revealing information coming out which says that the company anticipated ad income from Google TV would help propel its non-search revenue to account for more than a third of its annual income by 2013, as Reuters reports:
Google Inc projected in 2010 it would get more than 35 percent of its 2013 revenue from outside its flagship search operation, anticipating three non-search businesses, including commerce, would generate more than $5 billion each, according to internal company documents filed in court.
The company’s predictions for 2013 included:
- Total revenue for the year would reach $55 billion, with $34 billion from search
- YouTube would generate $5 billion (buoyed by $3 billion generated via Google TV)
- Commerce — sales of digital content and mobile payments and product ads — would account for $5 billion
- Android would bring in $3.7 billion, thanks primary to music