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France Telecom sets 2012 deadline to sell Orange Sport

Wednesday 10 November 2010 | 09:37 CET | News
France Telecom is giving itself until 2012 to find a buyer for its Orange Sport IPTV channel, group CEO Stephane Richard told Le Parisien. If it does not fine one, it will have no other option than closing the channe. When a channel is losing EUR 200 million a year, it is normal that there are not many candidates, he added, before citing TF1 and Canal Plus as potential buyers. Richard tried to reassure subscribers and employees by saying that if the channel is forced to shut down, a solution would be found, AFP reports.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / France Telecom / Orange / TF1
Countries: France
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