Consumers can catch up programmes on demand for up to seven days and some programmes can also be viewed ahead as a preview. Discovery, TLC and Investigation Discovery are available als live streams. In addition to the app for mobile and tablet (iOS and Android), Dplay is also available as a desktop version and can also be streamed to television via Airplay or Chromecast. Consumers who register for the OTT service can try Dplay for a two-week free trial. A monthly subscription costs €3.99.
“With Dplay, we give the viewer access to an extensive and high-quality offer with our very best factual entertainment and non-fiction programming. These include programs such as Salvage Hunters, Wheeler Dealers, My 600-lb Life, Say Yes To The Dress, Evil Lives Here and Lake Erie Murder,” said Alco De Jong, VP Country Manager Discovery Benelux.
“We are also going to offer some premieres of programmes exclusively on Dplay before it can be seen on television. Think of Gold Rush White Water (April) and Dr. Pimple Popper (February)”.
Kasia Kieli, President & Managing Director of Discovery EMEA: “The Netherlands is an important market for us. We have recently chosen this region for our operational Pay TV headquarters in Europe, we are celebrating 30 years of Discovery in Europe this year and are delighted to continue to invest in this market with Dplay. It is part of our strategy to offer our content to as many of our program lovers as possible, whenever and wherever they want.”
Apart from the subscription model, there is also a taster version available free of charge. Advertising supported, the AVOD version requires viewers ton register with their personal details for access,
Dplay is gradually rolling out in Europe and is now available in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Italy and Spain.