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French OTT platform Molotov may need to find a buyer – report

Friday 6 July 2018 | 13:50 CET | News
French over-the-top TV platform Molotov needs fresh capital to survive and could be looking for a buyer, according to information gathered by BFM Business. Orange is reportedly among the players approached on behalf of the company over a possible acquisition. According to recent revelations from Liberation, the platform held unsuccessful talks with the partners behind Salto, the forthcoming SVoD portal announced by France Televisions, M6 and TF1. An unnamed executive from one of the three broadcasters told the paper that Molotov's own valuation of EUR 100 million was unreasonable given the

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