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Orange still looking for sports channel partner

Friday 29 October 2010 | 11:09 CET | News
France Telecom is still looking for a buyer for its Orange Sport channel, group CFO Gervais Pellissier said in a phone conference on its third quarter results. Pellissier explained that no discussions were currently underway that would lead to a partnership for Orange Sport, Reuters reports. He said that the natural fit would have been France's professional football league, which had announced plans to create a channel, but "it does not seem that the proposal found a concensus among the leaders of the sports world". Pelissier added that the operator was still open to foreign groups that may

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