The announcement to launch its streaming service discovery+ in Germany via a partnership with Vodafone puts Discovery in a tight spot.
Discovery and Vodafone have signed a new long-term, multi-platform agreement in Europe under which Vodafone customers in 12 markets will continue to enjoy Discovery’s unique content portfolio. The parties will also collaborate on making discovery+ available to existing Vodafone subscriber bases across the continent.
Discovery and Orange have extended their partnership for Discovery Channel, TLC, ID, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Animal Planet, Travel Channel in Romania.
The Czech internet and satellite TV operator Telly has signed an extension to its distribution agreement with Discovery.
Newly launched streaming service discovery+ will go global on January 4 with a rollout of non-scripted content across 25 countries.
Discovery has announced it will sublicense the free-to-air audio-visual rights and digital rights for Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and Olympic Games Paris 2024 to DR and TV 2.
Kenechi Belusevic has been appointed senior director distribution and development at Discovery Inc.
Discovery’s International Networks had revenues of $902 million in the third quarter, down 5% on the same period last year.
Sky is to be the exclusive broadcast partner of Discovery UK’s streaming service as it rebrands dplay as discovery+.
Poland’s Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK) has yet to receive an application from Cyfrowy Polsat and Discovery to launch a new joint on demand platform.