Amazon Fire TV and Roku to host Discovery Plus alongside multiple other platforms

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Discovery Plus, a brand new streaming service owned by American multinational mass media company Discovery Inc. launched on several platforms such Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Prime Video Channels. 

President and CEO of Discovery Inc., David Zaslav announced that “As we go live with Discover+ today in the U.S., we are thrilled to be working with best-in-class partners to make it available everywhere our fans are,” he continues, “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 vertical,s as well as powerful partnerships with leading distributors and platforms.”

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This was after hours had passed from when Discovery Plus was announced to have a deal with Vodafone that would last several years, making the streaming service available to Vodafone subscribers in 11 European countries alongside the U.K.. Prior to this, Discovery Plus was also able to secure deals with Verizon in the U.S. and Sky in the U.K. and Ireland.