Philo, Which Streams Discovery's Cable Networks, Isn’t Worried About Discovery+

Both Philo and Discovery+ focus on lifestyle and entertainment content, but the virtual MVPD isn't stressing the streamer's entry

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Since 2017, Philo has differentiated itself from other virtual MVPD offerings by focusing exclusively on entertainment and lifestyle programming, including streaming more than a dozen of Discovery Inc.’s cable networks. 

So it would seem likely that Philo seems threatened by a new streaming rival, that also boasts a hefty amount of Discovery programming: Discovery+, the company’s newly-launched streamer. However, Philo’s top executive insists that he’s not worried about the new platform, which he seems as a complement to, not a competitor of, his streaming service.




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