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Vodafone holds talks to buy Tesco's Blinkbox - report

Monday 1 December 2014 | 09:15 CET | News
Vodafone has held early discussions with UK supermarket chain Tesco about acquiring the latter's loss-making on-demand entertainment service Blinkbox to bolster its TV business before a home broadband launch in spring 2015, a person familiar with the matter told the Financial Times. Vodafone has said it wants to combine a broadband and TV service with its mobile offers in the UK, as rivals such as BT also move towards bundled fixed and wireless services. Vodafone would not comment on the matter.

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Companies: Blinkbox / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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