Research and Markets: Global Home Entertainment Market 2014-2018 – Increase in Online DVD and BD Sales

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets ( announced the addition of the “Global Home Entertainment Market 2014-2018” about their offering.

The global home entertainment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 3.94% over the period 2013-2018

Home entertainment includes movies, TV shows and other premium content in electronic and physical format. Revenues from this market come from both physical and digital formats. It includes revenues generated by rental, sales and subscription models, as well as consumer and advertising expenditures. With constantly changing consumer lifestyles and rapid economic growth in many countries, consumers are purchasing different types of audio and video equipment with advanced features to enhance their home entertainment experience.

One of the main trends in this market is the increase in online sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs. The popularity of e-commerce has facilitated the purchase of DVDs and BDs, thereby driving the growth of the market. Advances in technology are causing the prices of comics to drop steadily, making them affordable for consumers.

According to the report, one of the main drivers of this market is the falling prices of BD players and the rapid adoption of HD-capable devices. The growing demand for HD content has led to a rapid increase in the demand for BD.

Additionally, the report states that hacking is a major threat that could adversely affect the growth of this market. Censorship policies in China and inaction against piracy in India hinder the sale of legitimate DVDs and BDs in the market. Growing consumer preference for streaming services is also hampering the market growth.

Based on Type, the market is categorized as follows:

Main suppliers


  • Comcast

  • Direc TV

  • Dish Network

  • Hulu

  • Moser Baer

  • netflix

  • sony

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