Following the news that Amazon will close Lovefilm in Germany, Broadband TV News can now reveal that the company will also shut down its DVD and Blu-ray delivery service in the UK.
Britons will for the first time this year spend more on video streaming subscriptions and film/TV downloads than on buying and renting DVDs.
USB Media and Entertainment is launching the USB Media Card, a new format for TV, documentaries, movies and content storage.
The French start-up MovieSwap promises to legally unlock the trove of 25 billion DVDs that have been sold worldwide in a new streaming service.
The market for physical carriers is still growing in Germany with DVD sales up 6% and Blu-ray discs up 33%.