Verizon  (VZ - Get Report) unsuccessfully tried to purchase Charter Communications  (CHTR - Get Report) in recent months, the New York Post reported, citing multiple sources. 

The offer was valued at between $350 and $400 per share, and well over $100 billion, which apparently was too low. 

Verizon has also recently has expressed interest in another Liberty Media (LMCA) investment, Sirius XM  (SIRI - Get Report) . 

Verizon is looking to make a big cable acquisition to help launch its 5G wireless network, which requires the fiber optic networks that cable companies have.  

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