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Global entertainment market up 9% to USD 97 bln in 2018

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The global entertainment market encompassing both theatrical and home video releases reached USD 96.8 billion in 2018, up 9 percent year on year, according to the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The 2018 international box office grew to USD 41.1 billion, with global home entertainment increasing by 16 percent to USD 55.7 billion. The latter was driven by streaming video, with global subscriptions surging by 27 percent year on year to 613 million, while international digital sales (digital sales, VOD, and paid subscription services) grew by 34 percent.

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