Skinny bundles

Discovery’s Zaslav: skinny bundles and D2C to fuel growth

Skinny bundles and direct-to-home distribution will fuel Discovery’s growth as traditional big pay TV bundles continue to decline in attractiveness, according to president and CEO David Zaslav. Speaking on an analyst call as Discovery posted its third quarter numbers, Zaslav said that international subscriptions to its content were growing by 2% to 3%, compared with […]

TDG: ‘skinny bundle’ TV online customers happy with value

Subscribers to virtual pay TV services “overwhelmingly consider service value to be very solid,” according to new US research by The Diffusion Group. The research firm found that 86% of subscribers to online ‘skinny bundle’ pay TV services rated service value positively – with 49% rating it ‘very good’ and 37% ‘good’. Only 11% of […]