Comcast Borgs NBC

It seems like Hulu is part of the deal as well.  This creates a multi-tenticled beastie like Warner-AOL once threatened to be, or like what Apple might become if they gobbled up Disney and started producing their own content. 

FCC approves Comcast’s purchase of NBC (Update: Justice Department too, it’s done) — Engadget

So far details include a promise of a “focused mechanism for online video providers to obtain access to certain NBC Universal content,” and that the newly formed entity will retain its economic stake in Hulu, while giving up its voting and board representation rights.

Published in: on January 18, 2011 at 10:12 pm  Leave a Comment  

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