Discovery “would love” to be on Apple platform

Discovery Communications is increasingly open to all forms of distribution including direct-to-consumer and would be keen to join Apple’s OTT TV service, according to its international president, Delivering a ‘fireside chat’ keynote at the IBC conference in Amsterdam, JB Perrette, president, Discovery Networks International (pictured), said that Discovery would “love to be” an app on […]

Discovery makes Euro OTT play

Discovery Communications is launching its Dplay OTT service in three new markets in Europe. The streaming service is already in Norway and will now roll out in Denmark, Italy and Sweden. The new launches for DPlay will take place before the end of the year. The service is programmed with Discovery fare and launches over […]

Discovery plans OTT expansion in Europe

Discovery Communications plans to expand its Nordic over-the-top service Dplay to more European markets this year and grow its online Eurosport Player by taking more sports rights. Announcing the plans of Discovery’s fourth quarter earnings call, company president and CEO David Zaslav also said that Discovery plans to acquire “specialty rights at a low cost” […]