Walmart eyes sale of Vudu streaming service to NBCUniversal: Report
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NBCUniversal is in talks to buy on-demand video streaming service Vudu from Walmart Inc., The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
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Vudu customers can buy or rent movies and shows. It also has a free ad-supported service. Its apps are installed on more than 100 million devices in the U.S., according to the report.
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Walmart bought Vudu for $100 million in 2010, according to the report. Financial terms of a possible NBCU purchase of the service weren’t reported.
NBCU is preparing to launch its new streaming service, Peacock, which will be priced at $4.99 per month or $9.99 per month without ads.
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