NBC in talks to buy Vudu

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Vudu is the better known name and is supported on more devices; I would guess that that’s where the value would be for any company buying it, to have the superior infrastructure and wider customer outreach.
 
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Which is why I think FandangoNow might fold into Vudu.
Certainly possible, but that doesn't seem to be the word...

Variety:

"Meanwhile, the digital movie rentals and purchases business would be tied into Fandango."

Hollywood Reporter:

"Vudu will help to bolster Peacock's free, ad-supported tier. Meanwhile, its digital marketplace could serve as a companion offering, one that would tie in with the NBCU-owned movie ticketer and rental service Fandango."

I have a feeling the movie store/movie ticket service will be run as one service called Fandango.
 

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Certainly possible, but that doesn't seem to be the word...

Variety:

"Meanwhile, the digital movie rentals and purchases business would be tied into Fandango."

Hollywood Reporter:

"Vudu will help to bolster Peacock's free, ad-supported tier. Meanwhile, its digital marketplace could serve as a companion offering, one that would tie in with the NBCU-owned movie ticketer and rental service Fandango."

I have a feeling the movie store/movie ticket service will be run as one service called Fandango.
Then they better get Fandango into a place in which it's accepted by more platforms/devices then.
 

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I think what we're looking at is the current Vudu app just being re-named Fandango and the FandangoNow now app being shut down. Easy peasy.
Well that's what I was talking about in the first place. I wasn't talking about the name perse, but the Vudu application.
 

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I like the VUDU disc plus digital option which provides digital copy prior to disc release date and disc on or slightly before release sate and shipped by INGRAM for walmart.
 
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