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Discovery spends big bucks on BBC – a precursor to Eurosport sale?

Discovery, one of the first media companies to brave the direct-to-consumer OTT video landscape, is stepping up its game with a new global SVoD strategy of various thematic flavors – in the process inking a massive content licensing deal with the BBC. “What’s so special about yet another streaming video service launch?” we hear you say. Well, with its increasing investments in SVoD, there is a very real possibility Discovery could be tempted by to sell off its sports network division Eurosport if the price is right – and we could certainly name a few interested buyers (i.e. Disney). Perhaps belatedly, Discovery is set to launch a number of new subscription video streaming services next year in territories excluding the…

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