Mobile phones blamed for DVD-ROM drought

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I just posted the article Mobile phones blamed for DVD-ROM drought.

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Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/000316-000026.html

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

Read the full article here:  [http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/320-Mobile-phones-blamed-for-DVD-ROM-drought.html](http://www.cdfreaks.com/news/320-Mobile-phones-blamed-for-DVD-ROM-drought.html)

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#2

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


#3

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


#4

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 !!!


#5

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?


#6

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