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Press Release | 06 Jul 2021

Vodafone customers to enjoy six months of discovery+ Entertainment access

Vodafone customers to enjoy six months of discovery+ Entertainment access

Catch every unmissable moment of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 live with discovery+ and Vodafone.

  • With Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 scheduled to start late July 2021, Vodafone announces a new offer of six months’ access to discovery+ Entertainment for customers at no extra cost.
  • Packed with exclusive originals, fascinating true-crime, paranormal, documentary and reality shows. Plus, every unmissable moment of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
  • Customers can stream anywhere, anytime in the UK on up to four devices.

Vodafone has announced that all Pay Monthly customers can now enjoy discovery+ Entertainment for six months at no extra cost. This offer gives customers access to some of the world’s best real-life content all in one place, including exclusive discovery+ Originals and coverage of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020*.

This summer, discovery+ will have every unmissable moment of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Customers can enjoy 55 live event feeds and 3,500 hours of coverage, as well as 2,000 hours of on-demand action.

Greg Rutherford MBE, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Joanna Rowsell MBE will be joined by Orla Chennaoui, Reshmin Chowdhury and Radzi Chinyanganya to bring every inspiring story of the Games to fans in the UK.

illustrative photo of the Olympics presenting team on discovery+
The Olympics presenting team on discovery+.

In addition, Vodafone customers can access a wide variety of content, including; 90 Day Fiancé, Aussie Gold Hunters, Gold Rush, Deadliest Catch, Ghost Adventures, Chris Watts: A Faking It Special, Michael Jackson: A Faking It Special, Meghan & Harry Recollections May Vary and The Devil Made Me Do It.

Max Taylor, Consumer Director, Vodafone UK, said: “The British summer of sport is going from strength to strength, which is why we’re delighted to give our customers access to discovery+ Entertainment just in time for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. There’s also a wide range of content outside of sport that customers can enjoy, including documentaries and boxsets.”

James Gibbons, EVP, GM UK & Nordics said: “Our streaming service discovery+ has become incredibly popular since its launch only six months ago. This summer, we’re excited to build on our partnership with Vodafone to bring discovery+ Entertainment to their UK customers with a very special offer.

“Packed with the best true-crime, paranormal, documentary and reality content, plus Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 live this month, there’s something for the whole family to get excited about at the home of real-life entertainment.”

Customers who want to redeem this offer can do so through VeryMe (via the My Vodafone app) or through Vodafone’s dedicated discovery+ landing page at no extra cost.

At the end of their six-month offer period, customers will have the option to continue their subscription for £4.99 per month or cancel the service without any charge.

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*Discovery is an Official Broadcaster for Tokyo 2020.

Notes to editors

Unless they cancel before the end of the six months offer period, the customer will be automatically opted into a paid monthly subscription (£4.99 a month) at the end of the offer period.

The monthly subscription price is applied to the customer’s monthly Vodafone bill until the customer cancels.

The offer is only available to Vodafone Pay Monthly customers and is not available to existing discovery+ Entertainment subscribers.

For further details on how to claim see:

https://www.vodafone.co.uk/discoveryplus

and read the terms & conditions.

About discovery+

discovery+ is the definitive non-fiction, real-life subscription streaming service. discovery+ features a landmark partnership with Sky that gives its customers 12 months access to discovery+ at no extra cost. discovery+ features a wide range of exclusive, original series across popular, passion verticals in which Discovery brands have a strong leadership position, including lifestyle and relationships; home and food; true crime; paranormal; adventure and natural history; as well as science, tech and the environment, and a slate of high-quality documentaries. For more, visit discoveryplus.co.uk or find it on a variety of platforms and devices, including ones from Amazon, Apple, Google and Samsung.

About Vodafone UK

Vodafone UK is a technology communications company that connects people, businesses and devices to help our customers benefit from digital innovation. Our services span mobile, fixed line connections, home and office broadband, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

We have a strong track record as a tech pioneer, making the UK’s first mobile phone call, sending the first text message, and making the UK’s first live holographic call using 5G in 2018. We were also the first to start carrying live 5G traffic from a site in Salford, Greater Manchester. As of June 2021, we have 5G in 340 locations across Europe – 100 in the UK and 240 across Germany, Spain, Italy and Ireland. Our 4G network coverage currently reaches over 99% of the UK population.

Today, Vodafone serves more than 18 million mobile and fixed-line customers in the UK. To help deliver Gigabit UK, our full-fibre broadband roll-out programme now covers 15 UK towns and cities through partnerships with CityFibre and Openreach.

Sustainability is also at the heart of what we do: as of 1 July 2021, 100% of the grid electricity we use in the UK is certified to be from renewable sources.

For more information about Vodafone UK please visit: www.vodafone.co.uk.

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