Toshiba delays launch of HD DVD player

Posted on Thursday, Sep 29 2005 @ 01:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba says it will delay the launch of its next-generation HD DVD players in the U.S. to around February or March 2006. Normally the company had planned to ship its HD DVD players by year-end.
"We have been discussing with content holders the most effective way to launch in the U.S. market, and it will probably be in February or March," Toshiba Corporate Senior Vice President Yoshihide Fujii told a news conference.

Japan's second-largest electronics conglomerate said it and content holders such as film studios believe it would be best to start sales of HD DVD players in the United States on a wide scale rather than gradually.
Read on over at WashingtonPost.


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