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A film that goes back to a time when the old pirate was still a young one, and before he met his bowcaster wielding companion, is this week's top seller, for the week ending September 29, 2018

Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 29, 2018

Posted by: Sean F, 10:40 UTC, Wed October 10, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 22, 2018 ... More


Read our roundup of the latest news for the week ending October 7, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending October 7, 2018

Posted by: Sean F, 17:55 UTC, Sun October 7, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending October 7, 2018 ... More


Netflix use is 15% of global downstream traffic, up to 40% during peak times on certain networks

Netflix Use Now 15% of Global Downstream Traffic

Posted by: Sean F, 15:23 UTC, Fri October 5, 2018

Netflix dominates downstream, and now upstream traffic, globally ... More



News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 22, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:25 UTC, Wed October 3, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 22, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 15, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:37 UTC, Wed September 26, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 16, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (September 23, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 21:30 UTC, Sun September 23, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending September 23, 2018

News Icon Niche Content, Simplified Billing, Key to SVOD Growth

posted by: Sean F, 16:42 UTC, Thu September 20, 2018

Having unique, local content and improving the user experience key to OTT, SVOD growth

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 8, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:24 UTC, Wed September 19, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 8, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (September 16, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 21:24 UTC, Sun September 16, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending September 16, 2018

News Icon OTT Video To Dominate Western Europe by 2023, New Research

posted by: Sean F, 17:12 UTC, Thu September 13, 2018

Western Europe embraces OTT services, Netflix dominates

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 1, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:49 UTC, Wed September 12, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending September 1, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 25, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:46 UTC, Wed September 5, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 25, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 18, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:03 UTC, Wed August 29, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 18, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (August 26, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 22:12 UTC, Sun August 26, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending August 26, 2018

News Icon MPAA Boss: Piracy Is Symptom of a 'Toxic', 'Broken' Internet

posted by: Sean F, 17:00 UTC, Sun August 26, 2018

MPAA chief Charles Rivkin urges legislators and online platforms to address piracy issue if they want to fix the broken Internet

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 11, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 20:30 UTC, Thu August 23, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 11, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (August 19, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 20:54 UTC, Sun August 19, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending August 19, 2018

News Icon GOG: Game Streaming Is Just Like DRM

posted by: Sean F, 17:22 UTC, Sat August 18, 2018

GOG talks about game streaming, and the reluctance of big publishers in embracing the DRM-free movement

News Icon Australia's Piracy Site Blockade Shows Unexpected Results

posted by: Sean F, 18:04 UTC, Thu August 16, 2018

Pirate site blocking has decreased the piracy rate, but the amount of pirated downloads has increased

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 4, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:24 UTC, Wed August 15, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending August 4, 2018

News Icon New Study Shows Innovation, Not Enforcement, Key to Solving Piracy Puzzle

posted by: Sean F, 17:01 UTC, Fri August 10, 2018

Study confirms link between better legal alternatives and a reduction in piracy, but fails to find similar links in relation to legal enforcement. Also, pirates buy more legal content than people who do not pirate

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 28, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:51 UTC, Wed August 8, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 28, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (August 5, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 21:12 UTC, Sun August 5, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending August 5, 2018

News Icon CBS All Access and Showtime Streaming to Top 8 Million Subscribers by 2019

posted by: Sean F, 16:30 UTC, Sun August 5, 2018

CBS's streaming platforms doing better than expected, new Star Trek's series to boost CBS All Access

News Icon NPD: 17% of U.S. Consumers Only Watch Streaming Video-On-Demand

posted by: Sean F, 16:56 UTC, Sat August 4, 2018

Nearly 1 in 5 Americans abandoning rentals and disc/digital purchases in favour of SVOD

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 21, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:17 UTC, Wed August 1, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 21, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 14, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 21:08 UTC, Wed July 25, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 14, 2018

News Icon Netflix Misses Both Domestic and International Subscriber Target

posted by: Sean F, 17:27 UTC, Thu July 19, 2018

Netflix misses new subscriber targets, shares take a pounding

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 7, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:42 UTC, Wed July 18, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending July 7, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 15, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 21:13 UTC, Sun July 15, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 15, 2018

News Icon Latest Xbox One Updates Adds Dolby Vision Support

posted by: Sean F, 16:41 UTC, Sat July 14, 2018

Dolby Vision support is coming to the Xbox One

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 30, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 18:14 UTC, Thu July 12, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 30, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 8, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 16:00 UTC, Sun July 8, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 8, 2018

News Icon Netflix Testing New 'Ultra' Plan Tier

posted by: Sean F, 17:32 UTC, Fri July 6, 2018

Netflix introducing new subscription tier, which may be just the same as the current top tier with a higher price

News Icon Report: Google Working on Its Own Gaming Platform, Codenamed Yeti

posted by: Sean F, 11:48 UTC, Thu July 5, 2018

Google is testing the waters to see if developers might support a new streaming based gaming platform

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 23, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:36 UTC, Wed July 4, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 23, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (July 1, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 21:51 UTC, Sun July 1, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending July 1, 2018

News Icon Roku Rolls out 'Mission Accomplished' Banner in War Against Piracy

posted by: Sean F, 17:11 UTC, Sun July 1, 2018

Roku says their anti-piracy efforts have succeeded

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 16, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:45 UTC, Wed June 27, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 16, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (June 24, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 20:50 UTC, Sun June 24, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending June 24, 2018

News Icon Comcast Enters Bidding War for Fox, Disney Ups Offer

posted by: Sean F, 14:42 UTC, Fri June 22, 2018

Disney's bid to buy Fox has become complicated by Comcast's all cash offer

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 9, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:24 UTC, Thu June 21, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 9, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (June 17, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 17:15 UTC, Sun June 17, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending June 17, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 2, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:02 UTC, Wed June 13, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending June 2, 2018

News Icon Apple Signs Writers Guild Master Contract, Paving Way For More Original Content

posted by: Sean F, 16:16 UTC, Tue June 12, 2018

Apple ramping up efforts to produce more original content

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (June 10, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 20:57 UTC, Sun June 10, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending June 10, 2018

News Icon People Use Streaming Devices More Than Smart TVs, New Research

posted by: Sean F, 12:26 UTC, Sun June 10, 2018

New data shows people aren't using their smart TVs as much as their streaming media devices

News Icon Netflix Boycott Fails To Affect Streaming Platform's Likability

posted by: Sean F, 16:55 UTC, Thu June 7, 2018

Netflix attracts ire of conservatives who says the streaming platform has a liberal bias

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 26, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:25 UTC, Wed June 6, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 26, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray: The State of Play - 2017

posted by: Sean F, 18:07 UTC, Sat June 2, 2018

The latest edition of our annual feature taking a look at Blu-ray sales performance

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 19, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 18:28 UTC, Wed May 30, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 19, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (May 27, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 20:44 UTC, Sun May 27, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending May 27, 2018

News Icon US Congress Considers Expanding Copyright to 144 Years

posted by: Sean F, 17:46 UTC, Sat May 26, 2018

Copyright terms set to be extended again, as recordings from 1923 won't be in the public domain until 2067

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 12, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:26 UTC, Wed May 23, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 12, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (May 20, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 21:08 UTC, Sun May 20, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending May 20, 2018

News Icon Roku Accidentally Removes Netflix, YouTube Channels on Piracy Grounds

posted by: Sean F, 15:10 UTC, Sat May 19, 2018

Roku blocks YouTube and Netflix for pirated content, accidentally, says the company

News Icon DEG Report: Strong Q1 Growth Linked to Streaming, Theatricals and 4K Ultra HD

posted by: Sean F, 17:23 UTC, Fri May 18, 2018

Home entertainment revenue continues to rise, thanks to subscription streaming, digital sales of theatrical content and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 5, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:56 UTC, Thu May 17, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending May 5, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 28, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:18 UTC, Mon May 14, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 28, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 21, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:26 UTC, Sat May 12, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 21, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 14, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:55 UTC, Sat May 12, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 14, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 7, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 18:02 UTC, Fri May 11, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending April 7, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 31, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:25 UTC, Wed April 11, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 31, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (April 8, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 18:44 UTC, Sun April 8, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending April 8, 2018

News Icon MPAA: Global Box Office Sets New Record, Subscription Streaming Surges

posted by: Sean F, 15:54 UTC, Sat April 7, 2018

The movie business has never been better, and digital is playing a huge part in driving increased revenue

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 24, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:20 UTC, Thu April 5, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 24, 2018

News Icon U.S. Music Industry Revenue Growing at Rapid pace, Thanks to Paid Subscriptions

posted by: Sean F, 16:15 UTC, Wed April 4, 2018

Music industry revenue grows again, two years in a row, but RIAA still not happy with "gaps in core rights"

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (April 1, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 20:18 UTC, Sun April 1, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending April 1, 2018

News Icon Spotify Takes Action Against 'Pirate' Users

posted by: Sean F, 15:12 UTC, Sun April 1, 2018

Spotify identifies two millions users using hacked version of its app to unlock premium features for free

News Icon Google Removes 'Kodi' from Autocomplete Due to Perceived Piracy Links

posted by: Sean F, 14:48 UTC, Fri March 30, 2018

Google starts filtering the term 'Kodi' from autocomplete

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 17, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 14:01 UTC, Fri March 30, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 17, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (March 25, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 15:01 UTC, Mon March 26, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending March 25, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 10, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 17:01 UTC, Wed March 21, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 10, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 3, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:40 UTC, Fri March 16, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending March 3, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (March 11, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 14:41 UTC, Sun March 11, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending March 11, 2018

News Icon Trump Promises Action on Piracy, as Government Takes Aim at 'Kodi Boxes'

posted by: Sean F, 16:08 UTC, Sat March 10, 2018

The creative industries call on the government to take a role in taking on "Kodi boxes", and the government, including President Trump, seems more than willing

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 24, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:23 UTC, Thu March 8, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 24, 2018

News Icon Spotify's Piracy Links Revealed: Company Used to Own uTorrent

posted by: Sean F, 15:53 UTC, Wed March 7, 2018

Spotify does battle with uTorrent these days, but one used to own the other

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 17, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:08 UTC, Thu March 1, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 17, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (February 25, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 18:33 UTC, Sun February 25, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending February 25, 2018

News Icon Disney: We're Not Trying to Kill Netflix

posted by: Sean F, 18:40 UTC, Fri February 23, 2018

Disney's new streaming platform will not be competing with Netflix head-on

News Icon Disney Fails in Injunction Bid against Redbox, Judge Rules 'Copyright Misuse'

posted by: Sean F, 17:55 UTC, Thu February 22, 2018

Disney faces setback in its lawsuit to stop Redbox from "dismantling" Blu-ray combo packs to for rental of the discs and "resale" of the digital codes

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 10, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 13:50 UTC, Thu February 22, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 10, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (February 18, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 20:55 UTC, Sun February 18, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending February 18, 2018

News Icon Crunchyroll Vulnerability Opens up Anime, Manga Library to Pirates

posted by: Sean F, 16:52 UTC, Sun February 18, 2018

Anime, manga streaming site Crunchyroll has a flaw that allows anyone to view content without a subscription

News Icon Major VLC Updates Adds Chromecast, HDR, 360 Video Support

posted by: Sean F, 18:05 UTC, Sat February 17, 2018

A new version of VLC adds Chromecast support in beta form

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 3, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 18:45 UTC, Thu February 15, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending February 3, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (February 11, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 16:57 UTC, Sun February 11, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending February 11, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 27, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:54 UTC, Thu February 8, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 27, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (February 4, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 16:11 UTC, Sun February 4, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending February 4, 2018

News Icon Redbox, Disney Lawsuit: Redbox Claims Disney Stifling Competition

posted by: Sean F, 14:12 UTC, Sat February 3, 2018

Redbox fights back against Disney with a lawsuit of its own, claiming Disney is stifling competition

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 20, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 15:55 UTC, Thu February 1, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 20, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 13, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 16:47 UTC, Wed January 31, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 13, 2018

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (January 28, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 12:27 UTC, Mon January 29, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending January 28, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 6, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 11:33 UTC, Fri January 26, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending January 6, 2018

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending December 30, 2017

posted by: Sean F, 15:36 UTC, Thu January 25, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending December 30, 2017

News Icon Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending December 23, 2017

posted by: Sean F, 14:46 UTC, Thu January 25, 2018

DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending December 23, 2017

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (January 14, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 17:52 UTC, Sun January 14, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending January 14, 2018

News Icon Apple Joins Alliance for Open Media to Help Push AV1 Adoption

posted by: Sean F, 15:01 UTC, Thu January 11, 2018

Apple joins Amazon, Google and Microsoft to help push next-gen video codec that has its heart on replacing HEVC

News Icon Amazon, Google Dispute Causes Fire TV Casualties

posted by: Sean F, 16:38 UTC, Wed January 10, 2018

Fire TV customers lose access to YouTube app due to Amazon's lack of desire to sell Google's products on their website

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