Mobile phones blamed for DVD-ROM drought



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DVD-ROM drives are likely to stay on allocation until summer while the mobile phone…

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sucks, i guess there’s more profit in the IT branche then in the GSM-branche


otherway around I mean, more profit in GSMs then in IT


THis stuff is true!!! I ordered my CD-RW and I got it 25 days later instead of 3 days and now I have ordered a DVD drive 32 days ago and they say the have an estimated arrival date 15 days from now !!!


Great… I just fiund out that the DVD I ordered will be available for shipping 1st May '00 !!! Anybody has the same problem? Does anybody know if DVD drive prices are going up due to this story?


DVD players are very hard to get and the prices are going up by 25 %!