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Read our roundup of the latest news for the week ending December 16, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending December 16, 2018

Posted by: Sean F, 07:04 UTC, Sun December 16, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending December 16, 2018 ... More


Blu-ray and DVDs are still popular in rural USA

Lionsgate: People Still buy DVDs at Walmart

Posted by: Sean F, 06:48 UTC, Sat December 15, 2018

Blu-ray and DVD's decline not happening in all regions, says Lionsgate EVP ... More


It's Cyber Monday week for Blu-ray sales, and it may have been a good one for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray sales

Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending December 1, 2018

Posted by: Sean F, 04:48 UTC, Wed December 12, 2018

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



News Icon Weekly News Roundup for the week ending December 9, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 11:17 UTC, Sun December 9, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending December 9, 2018

News Icon Black Friday: UHD Discounts Help Lift Blu-ray Revenue

posted by: Sean F, 06:07 UTC, Thu December 6, 2018

Black Friday discount for 4K UHD Blu-ray titles has helped Blu-ray sales rise compared to the last Black Friday sales event

News Icon Weekly News Roundup for the week ending December 2, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 10:21 UTC, Sun December 2, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending December 2, 2018

News Icon 4K UHD Mainstream Adoption Reaching Critical Mass, New Report

posted by: Sean F, 02:11 UTC, Sun December 2, 2018

4K is becoming the new HD, as uptake of TVs, standalone players and content making huge strides

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

posted by: Sean F, 06:32 UTC, Wed November 28, 2018

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

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

posted by: Sean F, 06:19 UTC, Thu November 22, 2018

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

News Icon Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 18, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 04:23 UTC, Sun November 18, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 18, 2018

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

posted by: Sean F, 04:08 UTC, Thu November 15, 2018

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

News Icon Netflix May Up U.S. Pricing, Ready for Disney Plus Battle

posted by: Sean F, 04:00 UTC, Wed November 14, 2018

Netflix ready to battle it out with Disney Plus, says Netflix boss

News Icon Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 11, 2018

posted by: Sean F, 11:00 UTC, Sun November 11, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending November 11, 2018

News Icon Disney Outlines Future Streaming Plans for Hulu, Disney Plus

posted by: Sean F, 05:38 UTC, Sat November 10, 2018

Disney sees differentiation between Hulu and Disney+, the newly named standalone streaming platform, and says home video releases could come sooner

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

posted by: Sean F, 05:52 UTC, Wed November 7, 2018

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

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

posted by: Sean F, 06:13 UTC, Thu November 1, 2018

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

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

posted by: Sean F, 05:39 UTC, Thu October 25, 2018

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

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

posted by: Sean F, 05:27 UTC, Wed October 24, 2018

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

News Icon Netflix Q3 Results Tops Expectation, Stock Prices Surge

posted by: Sean F, 04:47 UTC, Wed October 17, 2018

Netflix reports better than expected Q3 results

News Icon 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 29, 2018

News Icon 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

News Icon 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Latest Ultra HD Blu-ray Copy Protection Cracked

posted by: Sean F, 17:57 UTC, Sat June 16, 2018

AACS 2.1, which came with the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray version of the movie 'Fury', appears to have been cracked only a month after the disc's release

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

News Icon Weekly News Roundup (January 7, 2018)

posted by: Sean F, 17:15 UTC, Sun January 7, 2018

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending January 7, 2018

News Icon Filmmakers Argue for Extended Fair Use Rules When It Comes to Ripping DVDs, Blu-rays

posted by: Sean F, 16:47 UTC, Wed January 3, 2018

Blu-ray and DVD ripping should be allowed, says filmmakers

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