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Orange, Canal Plus negotiating 50/50 pay TV venture - report

Monday 26 July 2010 | 10:59 CET | News
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France Telecom is in talks with Canal Plus that could lead to a merger of TPS Star and at least one of the channels of the Orange Cinema Series subscription package, write Le Figaro and La Tribune without citing sources. Reuters reports that France Telecom refused to comment and that nobody was available at Canal Plus to confirm the information. According to Le Figaro and La Tribune, the new entity would be a 50/50 joint venture offering a credible alternative to Canal Plus. From a competition standpoint, such a move would allow Orange Cinema Series to become available to consumers other than

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