• As part of the new agreement, the operators’ subscribers can also enjoy dedicated educational content available on-demand as of June, plus Eurosport 4K to be launched on a future date.

Prague, 1 June 2020 - T-Mobile Czech Republic, Slovak Telekom and Digi Slovakia announce their strategic partnership with Discovery, aimed at bringing viewers special educational content available on demand and Eurosport 4K, in addition to the premium content on  Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Discovery Channel, TLC, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, Fine Living, Investigation Discovery, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo Xtra. Thus, the operators’ subscribers in the Czech Republic and Slovakia will continue following their favourite sport competitions such as the tennis Grand Slams and ATP Tour, year-round cycling and the Grand Tours, including the Tour de France, and the Olympic Games. Moreover, in the future, this premium sports coverage will also be available in a more spectacular and immersive way brought in UHD quality. At the same time, they will enjoy the premium real-world entertainment, with shows such as Gold Rush, Blowing Up, NASA & SpaceX: Journey to the Future (Discovery Channel), Dr. Pimple Popper, 90 Day Fiancé, Say Yes to the Dress (TLC), Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern (Travel Channel). Finally, the educational content available on demand as of June this year will bring a a family friendly, co-viewing playlist designed to entertain and educate all the family.

Lucie Bayer, Senior Manager, Distribution and Business Development Discovery CEEMCA, said: “We are really excited to expand our strategic partnership with T-Mobile Czech Republic, Slovak Telekom and Digi Slovakia. It’s a time when people need quality content more than ever and we’re happy with the huge range of popular content and many major sporting events that are coming up again on our channels. With the addition of Discovery’s learning collection available on demand, we provide nourishment for the curious minds – by bringing well-known Discovery faces from Mythbusters to The Irwins, covering Engineering, Science, Kid’s Cooking Competitions to the Science of the First Moon Landing. Moreover, by launching Eurosport 4K on the Czech and Slovak markets, we will be able to satisfy the increased demand of our viewers for premium content available at premium quality. Our expanded partnership with T-Mobile, Slovak Telekom and Digi Slovakia is a clear proof of the value that we are bringing to viewers.  At the same time, it marks a huge leap further for our local development and I think there are many more great news coming for our fans in the Czech Republic and Slovakia regarding our Discovery portfolio”. 

Andrej Miklánek, Head of TV content at Slovak Telekom and T-Mobile Czech Republic, said: “As the leading multimedia provider in Slovakia and the fastest growing TV player in the Czech Republic we are happy to offer our customers the opportunity to watch a variety of exclusive and original documentaries, lifestyle shows, movies and, of course, a very strong sport content on Eurosport channels. We are looking forward to further cooperation, including strong new educative Video on Demand content and Eurosport 4K.”

About the Company

T-Mobile Czech Republic, a member of the international telecommunications group Deutsche Telekom, has almost 6.2 million customers, the number-one operator in the Czech market. T-Mobile is an integrated operator: in addition to telecommunications services, it offers comprehensive ICT solutions not only for companies, but also for other organizations and individuals. It provides outstanding services in the high-speed network, which was proved repeatedly by benchmark testing performed by umlaut (former P3) with Best-in-Test seal.

T-Mobile Czech Republic places emphasis on taking a responsible approach to the environment and society. It adheres to fair business practices, helps beneficial applications and services to see the light of day, supports non-profit organizations, small businesses and individuals, and lends a helping hand whenever crisis situations arise. The company’s employees serve as volunteers in many places across the entire Czech Republic.

More information about the company is available at www.t-mobile.cz, www.t-press.cz (the portal for journalists) and www.t-mobile.cz/pomahame (information on the company’s CSR activities).

Contact details of the press unit: press@t-press.cz.