Eurosport Player

Amazon Channels adds Eurosport VOD service

Eurosport Player is joining the Amazon Channels line-up in Germany and Austria, in a move that brings live sports – including Bundesliga football – to the platform. Eurosport’s parent company, Discovery Communications, agreed the deal with Amazon, building on an existing partnership that has already seen both Eurosport Player and Discovery launch on Amazon Channels […]

Discovery ‘will hit 1m, $100m OTT target’ by 2017

Discovery Communications says it will hit its one-million direct-to-consumer OTT subs by 2017, bringing it US$100 million in extra revenue. The channel operator’s CEO and president, David Zaslav, gave the forecast on an analyst call following Discovery’s full-year results. “We won’t reach a million subs in 2016, but we do have a march to a […]

Eurosport relaunching OTT, chasing exclusives

Eurosport is relaunching its Eurosport Player service as parent company Discovery embarks on a drive for one million OTT subs internationally. The Paris-based sports broadcaster will also start to compete for a wider range of exclusive rights as part of a four-point plan unveiled by CEO Peter Hutton at a press conference in Paris yesterday. […]

Eurosport inks Player deal with Xbox

Eurosport is launching an app for the Xbox 360 that will let viewers watch live and on-demand content through the games console. The Eurosport Player app will roll out in 20 European markets, including Poland, the Netherlands and Sweden in the coming weeks, and will be available in 13 languages – though it is not […]