A new streaming service is launching today: Discovery +. An entertainment focused service for some viewer favorite TV brands – including HGTV, Food Network, TLC, ID, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel, it is now live in the US, with distribution agreements with all major platforms, making it accessible to a wide audience. It will globally expand to more than 25 key markets in 2021, including the Nordics, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. „ Our ambition is simple: bring consumers the definitive and most complete destination for real life entertainment at a price point that makes this the perfect companion for every household’s streaming and TV portfolio. There is nothing like it in the market today. We launch with significant advantages, including the world’s greatest collection of non-fiction brands and content, built over more than 30 years across popular and enduring verticals, as well as powerful partnerships with leading distributors and platforms,” a statement said.
Discovery+ subscriptions start at $4.99 per month. An ad-free version is available for $6.99 per month. Subscribers can create up to five user profiles and enjoy up to four simultaneous streams.The new service also has a 7 day free trial. It is available on iOS and Android, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Xbox, Samsung Smart TVs, and on the web with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.