More declines for European Video in 2011

November 23, 2012  | Subscribers Only

Tony Gunnarsson Tony Gunnarsson Senior Analyst, Video Media

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In 2011, European consumers spent Euro 9.2bn buying and renting movies across physical and digital video platforms. Consumption of filmed entertainment through digital platforms - across TV-based video-on-demand (TV VOD), digital retail and rental via computers and internet connected televisions - continues to grow rapidly. These are exciting new areas for video but in 2011 the European picture was dominated by physical product. DVDs and BDs remain by far the preferred method for watching video in the home accounting for 82.6 per cent of video transactions. Indeed, year on year increases in the consumption of video through digital platforms, whilst impressive, are slowing; an indication that in the longer term such platforms are likely to fulfil a sizable niche within the wider video market, rather than growing to replace physical product altogether.

Tables and charts included:

  • Europe - Consumer spending on DVD and BD by sector, 2000 - 2011 ;Europe - Consumer spending on DVD and BD by territory 2011

Pages: 4

Tables and charts: 2

Tony Gunnarsson

Senior Analyst, Video Media

Tony Gunnarsson is an senior analyst in the IHS media team, where he plays a key role in the on-going maintenance and expansion of territory-by-territory Blu-ray and DVD forecasts for the...

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Organization
Blockbuster
Industry
Media
Research Area
Video Media