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France Telecom confirms talks with Canal, football league

Friday 30 July 2010 | 08:50 CET | News
France Telecom-Orange CEO Stephane Richard has confirmed that the group was in talks with Canal Plus about its Orange Cinema Series subscription TV package and with the French professional football league for its Orange Sport channel. Les Echos quoted Richard as saying that "discussions with Canal Plus are not completed. Let's not go faster than the music. Many subjects are involved". He sees an agreement with the Vivendi subsidiary as "a possibility among others", even if "we have much in common with Canal Plus, notably our subscription models". Concerning Orange Sport, talks are ongoing

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / France Telecom / Orange / Vivendi
Countries: France
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