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Lovefilm's film streaming business has overtaken its physical DVD, Blu-ray and game rentals for the first time ever.

Over 20 per cent more films and television programmes were streamed in February 2012 than DVDs, Blu-ray and games were rented by post, which equates to a 400 per cent increase in streaming compared to the same time last year.

But those rushing to add this to the list of reasons why physical media is dead should hang fire: Lovefilm's physical rentals have increased over 25 per cent since February 2011 as well.

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Which surprises me in all honesty, as the films available to stream i found were pretty rubbish.
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Wait, what? Lovefilm? What rock did this crawl out of?
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Wait, what? Lovefilm? What rock did this crawl out of?

This. Ive never heard of this before
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When I was subbed to lovefilm, the films that you could stream online where just terrible, so are the ones on netflix UK atm, Sky movies+ sky go on demand is sooo much better.
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