SVOD streaming to be bigger market than disc sales in 2015

Thursday 18 December 2014 | 17:23 CET | News
There are still 139 million people that use a DVD or Blu-Ray player in the US, and household penetration of the devices is still at a relatively high 81 percent, according to Nielsen. In addition, device owners still spend 5 hours and 16 minutes per month using it. These numbers represent a dramatic decline in usage over the last several years. 

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Companies: Nielsen
Countries: United States
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