Vivendi Planning French YouTube-Killer

May 25th, 2007 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video

Vivendi video siteMedia conglomerate Vivendi has formed a new unit called Vivendi Mobile Entertainment that the company hopes will compete with YouTube and MySpace. The site will distribute multimedia for PCs, televisions and mobile phones.

The site is expected to first launch in France, eventually expanding to neighboring countries in Europe. The venture will be Vivendi’s second effort in the space, following the demise of its Vizzavi portal joint venture with Vodafone.

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