Warner Bros Discovery, BT reach ‘definitive agreement’ on BT Sport joint venture
Warner Bros Discovery could buyout BT during the joint venture's fist four years, while BT could sell its stake or enter an IPO
Discovery to produce over 600 individual broadcasts during 2022 cycling season
Broadcaster will employ remote production for much of its coverage, Scott Young, SVP content and production at Discovery Sports, tells TVBEurope
Winter Olympics delivers record viewers for Discovery
Over 156 million Europeans visited Discovery’s platforms during Beijing 2022, with over one billion streaming minutes consumed, 19 times more than 2018
Discovery: 8x more viewers streaming Beijing 2022 than last Winter Olympics
Almost three-quarters of a billion streaming minutes have been consumed on Discovery’s subscription services so far
Take 1 to provide access services for Discovery Plus in the UK
Ofcom recently set out recommended targets for streaming services with regards to subtitles, audio description and sign language
Discovery/BT Sport tie-up could be ‘first tangible threat to Sky’
Analyst Conrad Wiacek suggests the UK may become the first battle ground in the battle to become the dominant European sports broadcaster
Discovery confirms exclusive talks with BT Sport on Joint Venture
BT Group said it is aiming to conclude the exclusive discussions with Discovery, in the early part of Q1, with a view to the...
‘We’ve completely modernised every piece of infrastructure’: Discovery’s CTO talks plans for Beijing 2022
Simon Farnsworth, SVP, Technology and Operations at Discovery Europe talks to TVBEurope about the work that's gone on behind the scenes ahead of the...
How broadcasters are taking steps towards sustainability
TVBEurope hears from the signatories of The Content Climate Pledge about how they are implementing sustainable practises across their businesses
European Commission gives Discovery-WarnerMedia merger greenlight
Companies are planning to combine in order to create a new 'super streamer'
Discovery: Polish legislation undermines democracy, freedom of the press
Controversial law could force Discovery to sell Poland's most-watched news network
Edgecast’s technology helps Discovery Plus reach a bigger audience
Yesterday, Discovery reported that its direct-to-consumer (DTC) efforts hit the 20 million sub milestone at the end of Q3 2021
Broadcasters, streamers sign up for The Climate Content Pledge
The Climate Content Pledge has been convened by albert, the screen industry organisation for environmental sustainability
Discovery partners with AWS on track cycling insights, cloud
Two companies plan to work together to deliver new fan engagement experiences around the UCI cycling competition, including a new UCI Track Champions League...
European broadcasters urged to pull out of Beijing Olympics
Letter warns the broadcasters are at risk of “being complicit” in the “worsening human rights abuses” in China
Poland’s TVN24 obtains Dutch licence to keep it on air
New licence would allow the broadcaster to stay on air under European Union rules
Discovery: More than 372 million viewers across Europe watched Tokyo 2020
Discovery presented Tokyo 2020 in 50 markets in Europe featuring 11 national productions and coverage in 19 languages
Polish government votes to ban foreign media ownership
Law could force Discovery to sell its Polish operation, TVN, which owns TVN24, the country’s largest independent news network
Discovery reports three-quarters of a billion streaming minutes during first week of Tokyo 2020
The broadcaster has also reported increases in linear viewing, particularly in the Nordic markets
Discovery launches new corporate sports brand, Andrew Georgiou appointed president
Discovery Sports includes Eurosport, Global Cycling Network (GCN), Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), Golf Digest and GOLFTV, as well sport on Discovery Plus and...
High profile mergers point to domestic consolidation landscape in Europe
The Warner-Discovery and TF1-M6 merger plans have dramatically pushed consolidation up European commercial television’s agenda, says Enders Analysis, while investors believe the landscape for...Business
Discovery, AT&T merge to create new ‘super streamer’
Discovery CEO David Zaslav will lead the new company
Discovery adds another four million DTC customers in Q1
International advertising revenue increased 16 per cent during the first three months of 2021, driven by improved overall performance in all regions
Discovery Plus added to Samsung smart TVs, Amazon Fire devices
Streamer expected to launch in Roku and to Vodafone mobile customers this year
Discovery, Vodafone partner on Europe roll-out of new streamer
New streamer officially launches worldwide today following its roll-out in the UK at the end of 2020.
Analyst: Discovery Plus ‘Once in a lifetime opportunity to leverage Olympics to drive subscriptions’
TVBEurope talks to analyst Paolo Pescatore about Discovery's entrance into the crowded global streaming market.
Discovery’s new streaming service to launch globally on January 4th
Discovery Plus will debut in 25 key markets in 2021, including the Nordics, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.
Discovery sublicenses Olympic Games rights to Denmark’s DR, TV 2
Danish broadcasters will be able to show action from Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and Olympic Games Paris 2024.
Discovery Plus streamer to launch in the UK and Ireland
New streamer replaces the existing dplay.
Imagine takes Discovery Sweden, Finland ad-management to the Cloud
According to Imagine, the move will reduce infrastructure costs, increase performance and improve management of linear airtime sales across the advertising ecosystem.
Discovery backs UK news channel led by Andrew Neil
GB News is expected to launch in early 2021