Tag Archives: Discovery

Discovery delays launch of Discovery + in Brazil

Discovery Inc. decided to postpone the date for the launch of its new streaming platform, Discovery +, in Brazil, scheduled for September 2021, according to the Brazilian portal UOL. Although the reasons are unknown, it was stated that the OTT is expected to arrive in the country before the end of the year. In the [...]

Discovery hits 18 million OTT subscribers and gets ready to launch Discovery+ in Latin America

As part of its Q2 2021 financial results presentation, Discovery Inc reported that, gathering  all its streaming platforms, it features 18 million subscribers. The figure includes the entire portfolio of the company, including the international D2C products, and also Discovery+, which is about to arrive in Latin America. The platform was officially launched last January [...]

Discovery+ to be launched in Brazil in September

Discovery has announced this last Thursday, June 24th, that it will launch Discovery+, its new SVOD OTT, in Brazil next September. This way, the platform, whose launch originally took place in the US and Europe at the beginning of this year, confirms its international expansion plans towards Latin America. The launch date and other news [...]

AT&T to launch a streaming platform for CNN

AT&Ts CEO, John Stankey, confirmed last week during the The Economic Club of Washington D.Cs forum the launch of a streaming platform for CNN, which will be called CNN Plus. Up to now, it has not been confirmed if the platform will only be available in the US, or if there are plans to launch [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery to merge as ‘Warner Bros Discovery’

Discovery Inc. has officially announced this Tuesday, June 1st, that the new company that emerged from the merger between its assets and those of WarnerMedia will be called Warner Bros Discovery. As confirmed days ago, the leader of the new company will be David Zaslav, current President & CEO at Discovery. Warner Bros. Discovery will [...]

WarnerMedia and Discovery merge and create new standalone company

AT&T and Discovery Inc. have officially announced this Monday, May 17th a definitive agreement between Discovery and WarnerMedia to create a new standalone global entertainment company, which will be led by David Zaskav, Discoverys President & CEO. The Board of Director of both AT&T and Discovery have approved the transaction, which is anticipated to close [...]

Discovery+ features 11 million subscribers before starting its international expansion into Latin America

As part of its Q4 2020 financial results presentation, Discovery reported that Discovery+, its new OTT, recently launched in the US and Europe, already features more than 11 million subscribers. The platform was officially launched on January 4th, and it plans to start its global expansion throughout this year, which will include Latin American countries. [...]

Discovery+ to start its international expansion in the US and plans to arrive at Latin America in 2021

As announced in September, and as reported on several specialized websites, Discovery has announced this Wednesday, December 2nd, that it will launch Discovery +, its new D2C OTT, in the US. As detailed, the SVOD OTT will be launched in the North American country on January 4th, and globally throughout 2021, including Latin American countries. [...]

Discovery to represent Sony’s advertising sales in Brazil and Mexico

Discovery Latin America & US Hispanic (DLA / USH – Discovery Inc), has recently announced an agreement with Sony Pictures Television (SPT) through which DLA / USH will become SPTs advertising sales representative in Brazil and Mexico, and pan regional sales from Florida, US. Under the terms of the agreement, DLA / USH will represent [...]

Discovery to launch new OTT globally soon

David Zaslav, CEO at Discovery, has confirmed days ago that the company will join the OTT universe with a new platform, which will soon be launched globally, including Latin America. The executive made the announcement last week at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia shareholders conference. The company had already reported to be working on a new [...]