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

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

CONTACT: Lauren Mayer,, or John O'Brien,, both of Weber Shandwick, +1-425-452-5400, for HD DVD Promotional Group

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Date:Jan 5, 2008
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