Comcast Deal Fans Plans for a Web Guide

April 2007
Multichannel News;4/16/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 16, p12
The article reports that U.S. cable operator Comcast is acquiring movie-ticketing site Fandango. The acquisition will provide Comcast a core piece of the online entertainment portal, Fancast.com. The estimated value of the deal is highlighted. Comcast expects Fandango to provide e-commerce capabilities for its other Web properties.


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