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Digital Sales Show Biggest Home Entertainment Gains in 2013

Digital Sales Show Biggest Home Entertainment Gains in 2013 | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Hollywood's home video industry showed significant signs of growth in several categories in 2013, with digital sales of movies and TV shows, in particular, growing by nearly 50% last year. The indu...
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M-Go, Samsung to Stream 4K Content | Home Media Magazine

M-Go, Samsung to Stream 4K Content | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS — This spring, transactional VOD entertainment service M-Go will stream 4K Ultra-HD (UHD) content on Samsung UHD TVs, offering 100 4K movies at launch, the companies announced at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
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Fox COO: Original Programming Key to Distribution Exclusivity | Home Media Magazine

Fox COO: Original Programming Key to Distribution Exclusivity | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
The emergence of subscription stream services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime Instant Video underscore the need for competing distribution channels, including home entertainment, to offer exclusive content to consumers, Chase Carey, COO...
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Amazon CEO: ‘We Signed Up Millions of New Prime Members’ | Home Media Magazine

Amazon CEO: ‘We Signed Up Millions of New Prime Members’ | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Amazon’s secretive stance on its Prime membership loyalty program, including numbers of subscribers and attach rates to Prime Instant Video, mellowed a bit Oct.
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Studios Adopt New 'Digital' Monikers | Home Media Magazine

Studios Adopt New 'Digital' Monikers | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Home entertainment studios Oct. 30 adopted new terminology — Digital HD and Digital — to refer to digital versions of filmed entertainment and television content across all consumer communication and packaging.
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Google Chromecast’s Real Genius: It’s Cheap and Dumb

Google Chromecast’s Real Genius: It’s Cheap and Dumb | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
After spinning its wheels for years trying to cram intelligence into TVs and set-tops, Google has landed on a far smarter approach to cracking into the living room with Chromecast: a simple, low-co...
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Warner Archive Instant, a Streaming Service for Movies

Warner Archive Instant, a Streaming Service for Movies | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Warner Archive Instant, an alternative to the diminishing number of cable outlets for old movies, is a new streaming service that offers hard-to-find titles.
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Target Testing SVOD Service | Home Media Magazine

Target Testing SVOD Service | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Target Corp. has begun testing a subscription video-on-demand service, dubbed Target Ticket — a platform intended to compete with Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Redbox Instant, and Hulu Plus.
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More streaming competition on the way.

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Redbox Instant Details Leaked Online | Home Media Magazine

Redbox Instant Details Leaked Online | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Redbox’s much anticipated subscription video-on-demand and kiosk rental service joint venture with Verizon Wireless could launch by Dec.
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Hulu Plus Gets Nickelodeon Content | Home Media Magazine

Hulu Plus Gets Nickelodeon Content | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Hulu Plus, the subscription video-on-demand unit of ad-supported Hulu.com, Oct.
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Fox Launches ‘Sons of Anarchy’ App | Home Media Magazine

Fox Launches ‘Sons of Anarchy’ App | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
FX and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have launched a new application for “Sons of Anarchy,” incorporating features from a previous application and adding new e-commerce and exclusive features.
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Fox Hopes To Boost Movie Downloads By Offering Titles Ahead Of Discs

Fox Hopes To Boost Movie Downloads By Offering Titles Ahead Of Discs | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
The studio will launch the effort September 18 by releasing Prometheus -- Fox's biggest title so far this year -- three weeks ahead of DVD and Blu-ray, an...
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Paramount, Samsung Partner for Ultra-HD Content | Home Media Magazine

Paramount, Samsung Partner for Ultra-HD Content | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Paramount Home Media Distribution Jan. 6 said it has signed an agreement with Samsung Electronics to include select movies in the latter’s pre-loaded ultra-high-definition (UHD) video pack earmarked for a line of 4KTVs.
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Comcast Launches Digital Movie Service, May Support UltraViolet | Home Media Magazine

Comcast Launches Digital Movie Service, May Support UltraViolet | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Comcast Nov. 19 launched its digital movie sellthrough service, promising titles for digital purchase weeks before they’re available on disc.
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Redbox Instant Coming to PS4 | Home Media Magazine

Redbox Instant Coming to PS4 | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Redbox Instant by Verizon will be available on Sony’s PlayStation 4 gaming system when the console launches Nov. 15.
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Redbox Instant Hits PlayStation 3 | Home Media Magazine

Redbox Instant Hits PlayStation 3 | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Redbox Instant by Verizon is now available on the PlayStation 3, debuting with a new feature that points users to popular films.
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Glitch or Unbelievable Deal? Apple iTunes Offers All Eight 'Harry Potter' Movies for $10

Glitch or Unbelievable Deal? Apple iTunes Offers All Eight 'Harry Potter' Movies for $10 | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Apple on Tuesday launched what appeared to be eye-popping bargains on digital movie bundles -- including all eight of Warner Bros.'s "Harry Potter" pics for just $9.99 -- before the company raised...
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Google Unveils Chromecast, New Video Device for TVs

Google Unveils Chromecast, New Video Device for TVs | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Google has taken a new tack in trying to get Internet video to HDTVs with the launch of Chromcast, a $35 two-inch dongle that plugs into the back of a television and lets users pull up content from...
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Google Simplifies YouTube And Netflix Viewing On TV Sets.

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M-Go Study: Streaming Happening More Than Sex | Home Media Magazine

M-Go Study: Streaming Happening More Than Sex | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Eighty-four percent of consumers are streaming video once a week, according to a new survey, with 41% of men and 26% of women streaming content every day.
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Amazon Bows Prime Video App for iPhone | Home Media Magazine

Amazon Bows Prime Video App for iPhone | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Amazon Dec. 13 launched an app for the iPhone and iPod touch that allows users to access transactional video-on-demand movies as well as Prime Instant subscription VOD content.
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AmazonPrime increases accessibility to more devices.

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Panelists: Streaming Isn’t Easy | Home Media Magazine

Panelists: Streaming Isn’t Easy | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Mark Taylor, VP of media and IP services for communications technology company Level 3, has a simple “three strikes and you’re out” rule for streaming media.
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Liberty Media CEO: Starz Seeking Digital Partner | Home Media Magazine

Liberty Media CEO: Starz Seeking Digital Partner | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Ever since Starz LLC unit Starz Entertainment in February ended a controversial four-year, $120 million distribution agreement with Netflix, it has sought replacement subscription video-on-demand partners – albeit with restrictions, George Maffei,...
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Fox to Offer Digital Movies Closer to Theater Release

Fox to Offer Digital Movies Closer to Theater Release | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
The plan to offer high-definition movies three weeks sooner, at a lower price than at present, is a bid by the film studio to revive consumer interest in movie purchases.
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Redbox Launches ‘Redbox Instant by Verizon’ Brand | Home Media Magazine

Redbox Launches ‘Redbox Instant by Verizon’ Brand | Home Media Magazine | Movie Digital Distribution | Scoop.it
Redbox July 24 inched closer to offering digital rentals with the beta rollout of a brand name, website and management team for its joint venture with Verizon Communications.
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