What you need to know
- Discovery Plus is now available on Amazon's Fire TV, Google TV, and other streaming services
- The service is also expanding in Europe as part of a deal with Vodafone.
- It'll now be available in the UK, Germany, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Romania, Portugal, Greece, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, and Iceland.
Discovery boasts that the service has "the largest-ever content offering of any new streaming service", including content from networks including Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, The HISTORY Channel, and Lifetime. It also highlights original content across genres from romance, to cooking, to true crime including 90 Day Journey, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook: Uncensored, American Detective with Lt. Joe Kenda, and more.
Alongside the launch, Discovery noted that it would also be expanding to 12 European countries as part of a deal with the mobile carrier, Vodafone. It'll be made available in the UK, Germany, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Romania, Portugal, Greece, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ireland, and Iceland.
Discovery CEO David Zaslav shared the following comment:
You can sign up to Discovery for $4.99 a month. If you're an Amazon Fire TV customer, the company will soon join Prime Video channels later this year.
Chromecast with Google TV
The Chromecast with Google TV is Google's first real TV stick in the traditional sense. Coming in three sleek colors, the low-price and thoughtful interface make this a tempting product.
- $50 at Google (opens in new tab)
I'm so sick of every company making their own streaming services and hiding it behind a paywall.
Agree. The fragmentation and "cord cutting" is only ending up costing more. Quite the "dupe" on consumers.
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