Comcast, Discovery renew distribution deal
July 28, 2015
Comcast Corporation and Discovery Communications have announced a long-term renewal of its distribution agreement that will deliver Discovery’s 12 US networks to Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers across the nation. The renewal also includes TV Everywhere rights, ensuring Xfinity TV customers have access to their favorite Discovery brands and programmes on multiple platforms, both in and out of the home.
“Comcast is a dynamic and innovative company and has been a great partner of Discovery’s for over two decades. We look forward to continuing our relationship and unlocking the value of Discovery’s content in even greater ways for Xfinity viewers,” said David Zaslav, President and CEO, Discovery Communications.
“We’re pleased to extend our relationship with Discovery and its family of networks under this long-term renewal agreement,” said Neil Smit, President and CEO, Comcast Cable. “This renewal will enable our Xfinity TV customers to experience Discovery’s content in more ways and on more platforms than ever before.”