Friday, May 27, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Wins Oracle in Android Trial
Microsoft and Facebook To Link America With Europe Through 6,600 km Long Cable
ZTE's Axon 7 Smartphone Combines Impressive Specs With A Budget Price
Samsung To Expand Its Quantum-dort Expertise Sensors, Batteries And New TVs
Lenovo Reports Full-year loss On Low PC And Motorola Phones
TSMC to Boost R&D Spending To Accelerate Development Of More Advanced Chips
Sony Playstation 4 Sales Surpass 40 Million Units
SEC is Investigating Alibaba's Accounting Practices
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Optical Storage > CD-R me...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 09, 2001
CD-R media prices to triple this summer(?) :*(


"...Get ready for a hefty price increase in CD-Recordable media, possibly as much as 350 percent over the lowest CD-R media prices seen this past year. This summer, discs are expected to cost 30 to 35 cents on average, after being "down as low as 10 cents a disc" on a spindle, says Peter Brown, removable-storage analyst at IDC.

While that percentage increase seems like a lot, it's still less than last year's average cost for CD-R media, pegged by IDC at 47 cents per disc. However, the increase in CD-R media prices lowers pressure on CD-Rewritable media, which should stay around current prices (about 70 cents per disc) instead of dropping. The reason is that CD-RW media is less affected by market fluctuations; the formulation of rewritable discs is a costlier process. Plus, adds Brown, "the volumes are still not going to be quite as much as you're seeing with CD-R media."

Announcements of price hikes are pending from CD media sellers Memorex, TDK, and Verbatim, a subsidiary of Japanese giant Mitsubishi Chemical. A TDK spokesperson declines to say how soon consumers will notice the hike, but says it will be substantial in relation to where the prices are now..."



Previous
Next
CD-R media prices rise this summer        All News        CD-R media prices rise this summer
CD-R media prices rise this summer     Optical Storage News      CD-R media prices rise this summer

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
U.S. To Develop Safety Guidelines For Self-driving Cars
CDs Remain Popular In Japan
Ford Tripling Autonomous Vehicle Development Fleet
Ford And Google In Talks To Build Self-driving Cars: report
California Wants A Man Behind The Wheel Of Self-driving Cars
Memory-Tech Promises Improved Audio CD Quality With New UHQCD Technology
Acer Launches Gaming Monitor Enabled by AMD FreeSync Technology
Microsoft Outlines Basic Elements Of Direct3D 12
CD-R And CD-RW Discs Represent $368 Million in 2013 - CD writers and CD Combo Disappearing
New SDXC And SDHC Memory Cards Support 4K2K Video
LCD TV Panel Shipments Dip in Q3 For The First Time
CDSA Releases Updated Version of its Content Protection Security Standard

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .