According to DigiTimes, Taiwan's media manufacturers are welcoming the DVD6C's decision to reduce the royalty rate for DVD-R discs.
The DVD6C Licensing Group, consisting of seven Japanese companies and Warner Home Video, on March 31 announced a 30.8% reduction in its royalty charge rate for DVD-R discs from US$0.065 to US$0.045 per disc. Leading Taiwanese makers indicated that this will help lower their production cost as well as speed up the shift of production from CD-R to DVD-R discs.
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