vertical combination

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Synonyms for vertical combination

absorption into a single firm of several firms involved in all aspects of a product's manufacture from raw materials to distribution

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In particular, it exhibited the first two of the three components identified above, an upstream horizontal component (the horizontal combination of Comcast's programming assets with NBCU's programming assets) and a vertical component (the vertical combination of NBCU's programming assets with Comcast's distribution assets.
New vertical combinations could provide a certain amount of sustaining revenues from emerging players, such as networks of hyperlocal sites and local/lifestyle networks.
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