Focus of trade org: Vision beyond DVD

Sweeting, Paul
July 2003
Daily Variety;7/29/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 17, p3
Trade Publication
Focuses on the plan of DVD Entertainment Group (DEG) to develop platforms for the delivery of movies to the homes through DVD format in the U.S. Concentration of the company on the emerging digital technologies such as high-definition DVD and electronic delivery; Change in the name of DEG into Digital Entertainment Group; Commitment of DEG to provide neutral ground for hardware makers and studios.


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