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NBCUniversal’s Fandango to Buy Vudu From Walmart

 |  April 20, 2020

NBCUniversal’s Fandango division clinched a pact to buy Vudu, the digital movie and TV streaming platform, from retailing giant Walmart.

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Fandango plans to maintain a Vudu office in the Sunnyvale, Calif., area and Fandango will be making job offers to the majority of Vudu employees.

Fandango has operated a competitor to Vudu in the transactional VOD space — FandangoNow, which is based on the digital-storefront biz it in 2016 from DreamWorks Animation and Technicolor.

Full Content: Variety

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