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Sky Germany, Discovery strike last-minute carriage deal

Wednesday 1 February 2017 | 13:01 CET | News
Sky Germany will continue to air Discovery Communications channels under a deal signed hours before broadcasts were due to cease. The Discovery Channel, Eurosport 1 HD, Eurosport 2 HD, Eurosport 360 HD and eight other channels will continue to be available via Sky platforms in Germany and Austria after the two companies agreed to extend their current contract. Sky Germany and Discovery Communications have been negotiating a new carriage contract for over a year, with payment terms and rights to Bundesliga games proving an obstacle. Discovery Communications was planning to pull its channels

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Discovery Communications / Sky
Countries: Germany
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