Monday, May 27, 2013

Rumor: Yahoo bid $600-$800M for Hulu

Rumor: Yahoo bid $600-$800M for Hulu:
AllthingsD is saying that “sources close to the situation” say that Yahoo is bidding between six hundred and eight hundred million for video streaming powerhouse Hulu.  The actual bid depends on the circumstances of the purchase, such as length of licensing rights (some licences aren’t public) and the amount of control given in those licenses.  So we can take it that a $600M price would mean worse-case licensing scenarios and $800M would mean best case.  AllthingsD also says that Yahoo is considering other $150-$250M range deals in telecommunications.
Many in the industry, like myself, are wondering where Yahoo is getting ...