Discovery Will Create Its Own Global Streaming Service as Part of New BBC Content Partnership

10-year deal brings shows like Planet Earth to OTT offering

"We hope to fill the void in the global marketplace for a dedicated high quality product," said Discovery CEO David Zaslav. Getty Images

Discovery Inc., the biggest remaining major media company without an OTT strategy, has finalized its direct-to-consumer plans.

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