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Discovery Channel Launch BB Content

Posted: 11th Feb, 2004 By: MarkJ
The well known Discovery TV channel group (sky, cable etc.) has launched 'Discovery Broadband', a commercial broadband content service for £5.99 per month:

The programming is offered both on a pay-per-view and subscription basis to allow viewers to select what option suits them best. Individual clips can be purchased for £1.49 which gives you access to the programme and related material for 24 hours, or a you can pay £5.99 a month for full access.

Discovery aims to offer more content this way than could be offered in a simple broadcast allowing viewers to spend their time more efficiently watching what interests them most. Initially, two channels will be available. Discovery Select will cover science, history and nature programmes whilst Discovery Home & Leisure includes lifestyle and living programming. More channels are expected to be added over the next year.


We've seen a number of new broadband content services launching recently, it appears to be a slow growing trend. Hopefully one that'll continue, yet for £5.99 per month we’d rather buy a couple of good magazines and watch it on TV. More @ ADSLGuide.
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