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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.

Blu-ray and DVD Rule Britannia

The British Video Association announced its newly published annual yearbook reports that the vast majority of the UK video market continues to be dominated by physical formats such as DVD and Blu-ray discs.

UK Video Entertainment Spending on the Rise

Futuresource Consulting announced it forecasts that overall video entertainment spending in the UK will reach £10 billion by 2018.

Union Square Music Goes with Sony DADC

Sony DADC announced that it will provide supply chain logistics for Union Square Music’s UK audio business.

Toshiba Launches DivX Plus Streaming TVs

Rovi Corporation announced that Toshiba Corporation is launching a range of TVs certified for DivX Plus Streaming.

UK Video Rental Market Expected to Tank

IHS announced it forecasts that, in the wake of Blockbuster’s restructuring, the Blu-ray (BD) and DVD rental market in the United Kingdom will plunge by 22% this year.

Sony DADC Manages Supply Chain for Odeon Entertainment Group

Sony DADC announced that it has signed a multi year agreement to provide supply chain management services to Odeon Entertainment Group.

Sony DADC Expands Relationship with Entertainment in Video

Sony DADC announced that it has signed an expanded distribution deal with Entertainment in Video (EiV).

Sony DADC Inks Deal with Ministry of Sound

Sony DADC announced that it has signed a five year UK distribution deal with Ministry of Sound.

UK Police Scuttle Shipment of Fake CDs

The City of London Police announced that it has stopped the largest ever consignment of counterfeit CDs from being smuggled into the UK.

LOVEFiLM Coming to Nintendo Wii U

LOVEFiLM announced that it its LOVEFiLM Instant video streaming service is now available on the Nintendo Wii game console and will be coming to the new Wii U shortly.

Sisvel Sets Up UK Patent Licensing Office

Sisvel International announced that it has established a new subsidiary and patent licensing office in the United Kingdom.

Sony DADC Enfield Distribution Centre Reborn

Sony DADC announced the official opening of its newly (re)built UK distribution centre in Enfield, North London.

Rovi Entertainment Store Backstops Sainsbury’s Video Service

Rovi Corporation announced that Sainsbury’s will employ the Rovi Entertainment Store to power its new Over-the-Top (OTT) video service in the UK.

Netflix Popularity Grows Across the Pond

Netflix, Inc. announced that it has reached the one million member milestone in the UK and Ireland within seven months of its launch.