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Comcast & Discovery Communications renew long-term distribution deal

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MUMBAI: Comcast Corporation and Discovery Communications have renewed their long-term distribution agreement that will deliver Discovery’s 12 US networks to Comcast’s Xfinity TV customers across the US.

The renewal also includes TV Everywhere rights, ensuring Xfinity TV customers have access to Discovery brands and programs on multiple platforms, both in and out of the home.

“Comcast is a dynamic and innovative company and has been a great partner of Discovery’s for over two decades. We look forward to continuing our relationship and unlocking the value of Discovery’s content in even greater ways for Xfinity viewers,” said Discovery Communications president and CEO David Zaslav.

“We’re pleased to extend our relationship with Discovery and its family of networks under this long-term renewal agreement. This renewal will enable our Xfinity TV customers to experience Discovery’s content in more ways and on more platforms than ever before,” added Comcast Cable president and CEO Neil Smit.

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