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Vivendi shelves plans for European VoD service - report

Tuesday 6 September 2016 | 11:05 CET | News
Vivendi has shelved plans for developing a European video-on-demand service to rival Netflix, reports Liberation. The company had hoped to build on its existing assets such as Canalplay in France and Watchever in Germany as well as the planned cooperation with Mediaset in Italy to build a new platform. However, sources familiar with the matter told the paper that plans had been put on the backburner. A week ago, Dominique Delport, the president of Vivendi Contents, told staff working on the project that their weekly meetings would be suspended. The around 15 staff had been working on the

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Canal Plus / Mediaset / Netflix / Vivendi
Countries: Europe
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