Terrestrial Digital TV To Be Viewable By 80% Of Homes By End Of 2006

Terrestrial digital TV to be viewable by 80% of homes by end of 2006
….high-definition images and high-quality sound, terrestrial digital broadcasts will find their way into 27 million households or nearly 60 percent by the end of 2005….broadcasting service began a year ago in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya…..

Hollywood supporting HD-DVD format

PC World | UPDATE – HD-DVD picks up Hollywood support
The group supporting the HD-DVD optical disc format for high-definition video has received a boost in its battle against the rival Blu-ray Disc format with pledges of support from a number of Hollywood studios.

The format will be used by Paramount Pictures, Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema, the HD-DVD group said on Monday. It will also be used by HBO, Warner Bros. announced the same day.