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    Vodafone Moot Monster 120bn Merger with Virgin Media UK Parent

    This is a discussion on Vodafone Moot Monster 120bn Merger with Virgin Media UK Parent within the General chat forums, part of the Community channel category; Whilst it might be nice to have consistency by having the same level of services to a larger audience, its ...

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      Re: Vodafone Moot Monster 120bn Merger with Virgin Media UK Parent

      Whilst it might be nice to have consistency by having the same level of services to a larger audience, its always nicer dealing with smaller companies as you get a less 'robotic' response.

      With all these wonderful mergers of ever larger companies making even larger companies, there is more and more danger that the consumers will be the lessors.
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      Re: Vodafone Moot Monster 120bn Merger with Virgin Media UK Parent

      Quote Originally Posted by speedyrite View Post
      Sky need to buy (or be bought by) either Vodafone or Hutchinson asap.
      That is unlikely.

      Sky like most companies with links to the Murdoch family have clauses in all their broadcast rights deals that those rights will revert to the owners in the event of a hostile takeover.
      It would therefore need to be a type of reverse takeover like the Telewest-NTL merger. Otherwise Sky would have been bought by someone else already.
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      Re: Vodafone Moot Monster 120bn Merger with Virgin Media UK Parent

      Quote Originally Posted by bubblegun View Post
      That is unlikely.

      Sky like most companies with links to the Murdoch family have clauses in all their broadcast rights deals that those rights will revert to the owners in the event of a hostile takeover.
      It would therefore need to be a type of reverse takeover like the Telewest-NTL merger. Otherwise Sky would have been bought by someone else already.
      You're suggesting that Sky being bought by another conglomerate as being unlikely - and I don't necessarily disagree with you - but is it just as unlikely that they might BUY a suitable target?
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