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FCC Gives Green Light to ATSC 3.0 Next Generation TV

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced new rules that let television broadcasters voluntarily use the ATSC 3.0 next generation broadcast television transmission standard.

Blu-ray, Games and Physical Entertainment Level Up in UK

Kantar Worldpanel announced it reckons the UK physical entertainment market is growing for the first time since August 2014.

Twentieth Century Fox 4K Ultra HD HDR Movies Hit Kaleidescape

Kaleidescape, Inc. announced the availability of Twentieth Century Fox 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) High Dynamic Range (HDR) movies on its Strato movie players.

IFPI Publishes 2017 Music Consumer Insight Report

IFPI announced it has released the 2017 edition of its Music Consumer Insight Report.

Sony DADC New Media Solutions Delivers 10 Millionth File

Sony DADC New Media Solutions announced it delivered its ten millionth file over its Ven.ue cloud-based distribution service.

EMA Updates Content Availability Metadata Schema

The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced the newest version of its content availability metadata schema is now available.

DEG Releases Q2 2017 Home Entertainment Report

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group announced it released its second quarter 2017 home entertainment report for the United States.

MPEG LA Planning ATSC 3.0 Patent Pool

MPEG LA, LLC announced a call for patents essential to ATSC 3.0 next generation TV standards.

Stingray SVOD Services Exceed 100K Paying Subscribers

Stingray announced its Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) services now exceed 100,000 paying subscribers across North America and Europe.

Netflix to Support Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision Streaming

Dolby Laboratories announced that Netflix plans to support Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range (HDR) streaming.

Walmart Launches Vudu Mobile Disc-to-Digital Service

Walmart announced the launch of its new mobile service that converts DVDs and Blu-ray Discs into digital movies.

Consumers Unfamiliar With 4K Ultra HD

Snell Advanced Media announced its latest study suggests that the vast majority of Americans are unfamiliar with the ins and outs of 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD).

Music Business Hypes Hi-Res Audio Streaming

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group announced that it and a number of major music companies and related interests plan to support the expansion of the current Hi-Res Audio download market into studio quality Hi-Res Audio streaming.

DEG Releases Year-End 2016 Home Entertainment Report

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group announced that it has released its year-end 2016 home entertainment report for the United States.

Samsung Rolls Out Smart TV Services at CES 2017

Samsung Electronics announced that it will introduce three new Smart TV services at CES 2017.