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Australia: Eurosport to launch on Fetch

January 21, 2020

Eurosport has a new Australian home on Fetch, with the partnership between Discovery and Fetch TV being expanded to a market-leading, eight-channel portfolio from February 1st.

In Australia, Eurosport is the home to a number of popualr sports including cycling, athletics, winter sports and snooker.

Eurosport said the agreement with Fetch TV furthers its goal to “power its dedicated viewers’ passions as the number one destination for specialist sports in 2020”.

“We are thrilled that Eurosport has a new Australian home with Fetch TV as we expand our partnership,” said Rebecca Kent, General Manager of Discovery, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands. “Eurosport has a loyal audience of Aussies who are extremely passionate about sports like cycling, athletics, snooker and winter sports. We believe that every fan counts and are proud to continue fuelling their passions by delivering a line-up of premium events throughout the year.”

“Fetch TV is very excited about our expanding relationship with Discovery, and look forward to adding Eurosport, Discovery Turbo, and Investigation Discovery to the Fetch platform over the next two months,” added Scott Lorson, CEO of Fetch TV.

“Eurosport has been one of our most requested channel additions, and we are pleased to be able to service this passionate fan base. Eurosport continues to invest in premium content and the future is bright with expanding rights, and compelling coverage. Eurosport is a perfect complement to our existing premium international sports offering, and will join Optus Sport, ESPN, EDGESport, beIN SPORTS, and UFC Pay-Per-View on the Fetch platform.”

Eurosport will be available on Fetch CH 156 on a free trial basis to all Fetch direct retail customers throughout the month of February. It will then be offered as an à la carte Special Interest channel for A$8.99 per month. Fetch partner ISP launch dates will be confirmed shortly.

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