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Netflix Hits the Netherlands

Netflix announced that its streaming film and TV subscription service is now available the Netherlands.

Sony Music Unlimited Service Hits Belgium and the Netherlands

Sony Network Entertainment International announced that its Music Unlimited cloud-based digital music subscription service is now available in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Survey Says Europeans Cautious of 3D TV

Twenga announced that, according to its Christmas shopping survey of 3,000+ European Internet users, 47% of Europeans don’t want to receive a 3D TV for Christmas.

Blu-ray Disc Sales Double in Europe

The Digital Entertainment Group Europe (DEGE) announced that, in the third quarter of 2010, Blu-ray Disc sales across Europe doubled year over year.

Remote Control Overload Spoils the Mood

Logitech announced that a new study it commissioned suggests that many consumers suffer from remote control overload and show a clear interest in technologies that make home entertainment simple again.

Singulus Cuts 2010 Sales Target

Singulus Technologies AG announced that it posed an operating loss of €5.0 million (US $7 million) in its third quarter and has reduced its 2010 sales outlook from €130-€135 million (US $180-187 million) to €118-€125 million (US $164-$173 million). Additionally, Singulus will continue to consolidate its optical disc business in Kahl am Main (Germany) by [...]

Police Smash CD and DVD Masterbox Piracy Ring

IFPI announced that more than 100 police officers in four countries have taken action against those involved in the alleged manufacture, supply and sale of unlicensed CD and DVD box sets that generated millions of euros in illegal sales.

Rovi Expands TotalGuide in Europe

Rovi Corporation (formerly Macrovision) announced that it has established new relationships with more than 19 European content providers, growing the number of services eligible to deliver their content through TotalGuide in Europe to more than 34 providers.

An Expert Glimpse of TV in 2011 and Beyond

The MPEG Industry Forum (MPEGIF) announced it is presenting its latest MPEGIF Master Class titled “An Expert Glimpse of TV in 2011 and Beyond”, to be held at IBC 2010 on Monday, September 13th between 11:30am and 1:00pm at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam.

IBC 2010 Offers Screenings of Major 3D Movies

The organizers of IBC 2010 announced that the event will offer special screenings of two major movies in stereoscopic 3D, Avatar (Special Edition) and Toy Story 3. According to the statement, the viewings, which are open to all IBC visitors will demonstrate both the state of the art in digital movie creativity and the latest [...]

Strategy Analytics Announces 3D TV Analyst Forum

Strategy Analytics announced that this year’s Analyst Forum at IBC 2010 will feature guest speaker Brian Lenz, who has led BSkyB’s efforts in 3D TV. According to the statement, the Forum will unveil the findings from new consumer and industry research studies focusing on awareness and perception of 3D, intentions to buy, and the readiness [...]

Watch 2010 World Cup Final Live in 3D on Big Screen

Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. announced that it will bring the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final between Netherlands and Spain to a select group of Cinedigm Certified theatres in the United States and Canada. According to the statement, the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final takes place on July 11, 2010, at 2:30pm EDT and will be [...]

Blu-ray Sales on the Rise in Europe

The Digital Entertainment Group Europe announced that, following robust sales in 2009, strong Blu-ray Disc (BD) sales continued during the first quarter of 2010, topping 151.4 million Euros.

SKY Perfect JSAT and Sony to Broadcast 2010 FIFA World Cup in 3D

SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation and Sony Corporation announced plans to broadcast 25 matches from the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa Tournament, which starts on June 11, in 3D.