That number encompasses Discovery’s entire portfolio, including international direct-to-consumer products, like Eurosport Player and GolfTV. But the majority of that 18 million figure comes from Discovery+, per Discovery, though the company did not provide a specific breakdown. It’s worth noting that due to some recent rebranding, the use of the Discovery+ brand name here as a majority of Dtc signups is not limited to America.
“We continued to steadily execute in our emerging next generation businesses, with 17 million paying direct-to-consumer subscribers at the end of the quarter, and 18 million as of today,” CEO David Zaslav said in a statement Tuesday.
Discovery reported that it ended Q1 “with 13 million global next generation-paying, direct-to-consumer subscribers” and had reached a cross-portfolio total