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Discovery+ Inks First Pay TV Deal, Will Launch on Comcast’s Xfinity Flex

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The cable giant will also bring streamers to its X1 platform and will begin offering Discovery’s direct-to-consumer apps Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend.
Discovery and Comcast, led by CEO David Zaslav, said on Thursday that the streaming service Discovery + has launched on the cable giant’s Xfinity Flex broadband-only service.

It will also begin its rollout in the coming weeks on Comcast’s X1 Pay-TV platform, giving “subscribers” access to more great discovery programming on the Internet, as well as all live and on-demand content that allows them to access their TV subscriptions. See you as part. “Financial statement not disclosed.

The first deal for Discovery Streamer, earlier this year, will also be launched with a pay-TV partner, which anyone would see as a positive, for which distributors have feared that it would be in line for Discovery’s linear network May prefer to pay attention to the arrangement of the car or see the offer of streaming compete with them.

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Launching on Flex on Thursday and soon on the X1, Discovery’s direct-to-consumer apps are Food Network Kitchen and MotorTrend. “As the definitive streaming destination for real-life storytelling, Discovery + serves fans with a unique entertainment experience and a truly differentiated offering,” said Gabriel Sauerhoff, Senior VP, Digital Distribution and Commercial Partnership at Discovery.

“We’re thrilled to expand our relationship with our valued partner Comcast. To provide our customers direct and easy access to Discovery + and other applications for their industry-leading entertainment platforms – Xfinity Flex, and soon to be X1 Provide for. ” Rebecca Heap, senior VP, video and entertainment, Comcast Cable, said that the launch of Discovery + gives our customers more than one of the best streaming services on the market.

“She said:” Whether a super fan or new to their content, the X1 and Flex make it easy for customers to enjoy all the great programming discovery. ” Discovery + offered over 55,000 episodes and classic shows from the network’s Discovery portfolio, including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, OWN, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and the upcoming Magnolia Network, as well as 50 Over hundreds of original titles and special content. This u.s. Starts at $ 4.99 per month, with the ad-free version being $ 6.99 per month.

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