BT bids for media leadership from from landlines to broadband and Pay TV

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    The converging media-telecoms sectors, source of the biggest deals of all on London share markets in 2013, will continue to occupy centre stage in 2014. There is much unfinished business.

    Vodafone, having extracted itself from its minority relationship with America’s Verizon, is flush with cash after selling its 45 per cent stake in Verizon Wireless for £84billion.

    The transaction focused on Vodafone’s weaknesses as a standalone enterprise and the possibility that the mobile giant could itself become a takeover target, with US behemoth AT&T seen as a potential merger partner.

    [​IMG]Branching out: BT Sport has recently bid a further £897million for Champions League rights

    Read more: ALEX BRUMMER: BT bids for media leadership as it transforms itself from landlines to broadband and pay TV | Mail Online

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