HD DVD Promotional Group Statement on Warner Home Video Decision to Back Blu-ray

Jan 04, 2008, 00:00 ET from HD DVD Promotional Group

    LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The companies of the HD DVD
 Promotional Group today issued a statement in response to the decision by
 Warner Home Video to exclusively back the Blu-ray format:
     "While Warner's decision is a setback for HD DVD, the consumer has
 benefited from HD DVD's commitment to quality and affordability -- a bar
 that is critical for the mainstream success of any format. We believe
 widespread adoption of a next generation format will ultimately be
 determined by the consumer."
     About HD DVD
     HD DVD is the next generation, post-DVD standard for high capacity,
 high definition optical discs, approved by the DVD Forum, which develops
 and defines DVD formats. The North American HD DVD Promotional Group, Inc.
 is an organization established to promote the HD DVD format and educate
 consumers in North America. For more information and a complete listing of
 HD DVD titles please visit http://www.TheLookAndSoundOfPerfect.com.

SOURCE HD DVD Promotional Group