NBCU’s Ticketing and VOD Service Fandango Acquires Walmart-Owned Vudu

Acquisition will bolster the company's ad-supported streaming assets

Fandango and Vudu
There will be no immediate changes to either service during the acquisition, the companies said. Fandango, Vudu

NBCUniversal’s ticketing and video-on-demand company Fandango has agreed to acquire streaming service Vudu, the companies announced today, the latest in a string of such acquisitions as the adoption of streaming accelerates.

@kelseymsutton kelsey.sutton@adweek.com Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.