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TalkTalk is frontrunner to buy Blinkbox - report

Tuesday 30 December 2014 | 09:20 CET | News
UK operator TalkTalk has emerged as the frontrunner to purchase supermarket chain Tesco's lossmaking SVOD service Blinkbox, people familiar with the situation told the Financial Times. A deal could be announced as early as the week of 5 January 2015, when Tesco's new CEO, Dave Lewis, unveils a strategy to turn Tesco around. An acquisition would strengthen the TalkTalk TV business, which is the UK's fastest growing TV provider with over 1.2 million customers. Blinkbox has not revealed the size of its customer base. Talks are ongoing and the deal may not be completed, said two people familiar

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Blinkbox / TalkTalk
Countries: United Kingdom
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