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Dish leads bids for Hulu - report

Wednesday 28 September 2011 | 12:11 CET | News
Dish Network has emerged as the highest bidder for online TV service Hulu, with its offer of USD 1.9 billion beating bids from Yahoo! and Amazon, Business Insider reports citing people familiar with the matter. Google made a higher offer, reportedly close to USD 4 billion, but this came with special conditions attached, such as longer content licensing periods. Hulu's owners are still deciding what to do. They were reportedly hoping for an offer of at least USD 2 billion under the conditions they set. This included phasing out free ad-supported TV within a few years, which would require

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Companies: Amazon / Google / Hulu / Yahoo!
Countries: United States
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