No agreement between Delta and Discovery

Friday 5 May 2017 | 11:02 CET | News
On 5 May, operator Delta, active in the province of Zeeland, will cease to broadcast the TV channels Discovery, TLC, ID, Animal Planet and Eurosport. Discovery Networks Benelux and Delta declined to elaborate on the failure or the course of the negotiations, or on price and other contract terms. Discovery says is is disappointed and emphasised that there are other TV providers in Zeeland. On 6 May, it will offer a promotion of one month free subscription to Eurosport Player, its OTT app; after the promotional month, the service will cost EUR 6.99 per month.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Delta / Discovery Networks Benelux
Countries: Netherlands
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Delta reaches deal to resume Discovery channels

Published 06 Feb 2018 13:28 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Delta has signed a new carriage agreement with Discovery Networks Benelux. As a result, the channels ...

Skylink extends contract with Discovery Networks, adds TLC

Published 21 Jun 2017 10:58 CET | Czech Republic
M7 Group, the provider of the Czech and Slovak satellite platform Skylink, has announced the extension of its agreement with ...

M7 renews distribution deal with Discovery for Benelux

Published 20 Jun 2017 10:20 CET | Belgium
M7 Group has reached a new multi-year carriage agreement with Discovery Networks Benelux. This means the channels Eurosport 1 and ...

Delta informed users too late about content changes

Published 10 May 2017 09:42 CET | Netherlands
Dutch ISP hasn't sufficiently informed its customers about the cancellation of a number of TV channels. According to the Dutch ...

Geen akkoord tussen Delta en Discovery, zenders op 5 mei weg

Published 04 May 2017 15:50 CET | Netherlands
Delta stopt op 5 mei met de doorgifte van de tv-zenders Discovery, TLC, ID, Animal Planet en Eurosport. Discovery Networks ...

Delta drops Discovery channels after price hike

Published 01 May 2017 09:38 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Delta announced a number of changes to its TV plans from 01 May. The company added Fox Sports 1, which shows ...

Delta completes new management team

Published 06 Apr 2017 12:34 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Delta said it has completed its management team. The appointment of Marco Visser as CEO was announced on 1 ...

Delta to raise prices from 01 May

Published 23 Mar 2017 10:14 CET | Netherlands
Dutch cable operator Delta announced plans to increase its prices from 01 May for packages with TV and internet and the ...