CNET reported on Friday that Samsung was stopping production of new Blu-ray Disc players for the US market. The representative of Samsung said on the website, " Samsung will no longer introduce the new Blu-ray or 4K Blu-ray player models in the US market."
Samsung launched a new 4K enabled player in 201
A US-based DVD and Blu-ray player maker was also announced in April in April that "gradually halt the manufacturing of new products," but continues to support existing products.
Video streaming service revenue misses sales of DVD and Blu-ray Discs in the United States for the first time in 2016. The trend of increased streaming revenue and a decline in home media sales will continue until 2018.
Sources: CNET (Ty Pendlebury), Statista (Felix Richter)
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