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Telenor, Discovery carriage agreement

February 12, 2020

Telenor, the Norwegian telco and owner of Canal Digital, has signed an agreement to distribute eleven Discovery channels in the country, as well as the Dplay streaming service.

“We are very pleased to have reached a new and forward-looking agreement with Telenor,” said Tine Austvoll Jensen, CEO of TVNorge and Discovery Networks in a press release.

In addition to the eleven Discovery channels (Kanal 5, Kanal 9, Kanal 11, Discovery Channel, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery Science, Investigation Discovery and Animal Planet HD), customers will also have access to the Tokyo Olympics this summer.

Canal Digital CEO Bjørn Ivar Moen added: “Our customers are used to seeing what they want, when they want and on what screen they want, and we are happy that they can continue to see Discovery’s content in our television service.”

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