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Discovery CEO: Web ‘Take-up Rate Is Not That Strong’

Cable programmer Discovery (NSDQ: DISAB) is making its first foray in ad-supported, free-to-air TV on the UK’s Freeview. (It’s not free for Discovery, which is reported to be paying millions of pounds for the privilege.) But somehow Thursday’s announcement turned into a rationale for Discovery’s clip-oriented internet strategy as explained by CEO David Zaslav in the FT: