With the HD-DVD format falling out of the high-definition disc format battle, Blu-ray is widely expected to eventually replace the DVD platform.
However, it seems very unlikely that South Korea will see the quick adoption of the advanced storage devices as the nation's two top manufacturers ? Samsung Electronics and LG electronics ? don't have immediate plans to accelerate their Blu-ray businesses.
Samsung Electronics said Monday that it doesn't have immediate plans to massively inject fresh capital into its five-year Blu-ray business.