Discovery Plus, the streaming service of the North American channel Discovery, debuted Monday (4) in the United States. In total, the platform offers more than 55 thousand episodes of the main programs of the broadcaster and sister channels.
That way, viewers can follow attractions from the Food Network, TLC, Animal Planet and HGTV at any time of the day. In addition, unpublished and exclusive content is published on the platform every week.
In a press release, David Zaslav, president and CEO of Discovery Inc., spoke about the platform’s goals. According to him, the aim is to present a complete catalog of “scientific entertainment and reality shows” for the whole family and at an affordable price.
“At the moment there is nothing like our service on the market”, the director quotes. “We’ve launched a platform with significant benefits, such as the world’s largest collection of brands and non-fiction content built in more than 30 years.”
In the United States, Discovery Plus has a starting price of $ 4.99 per month for the ad plan. Users can also opt for an ad-free plan with a monthly fee of $ 6.99.
Launch in other parts of the world
Discovery Plus is available on a variety of devices. In addition to applications for computers and mobile (Android and iOS), there are versions that are compatible with Amazon Fire TV, Roku TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, consoles and Smarts TVs.
“Launching today in the United States, we are delighted to work with the best partners to make it available wherever our fans are,” said Zaslav.
According to the press release, there are plans to launch Discovery Plus in more than 25 countries in 2021. However, no information has been disclosed about the possibility of launching the service in Brazil.