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Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia will launch the Portuguese-lingo signals of new channels Discovery Health and Discovery Travel & Adventure, Oct. 2, on satcaster Galaxy Latin America’s DirecTV service in Brazil. Discovery aims to enter Spain and Portugal with the two nets in early 2001.

Discovery said the Latin American Health and Travel & Adventure channels both now reach 3.1 million pay TV homes, exceeding the original goal of 3 million subs by year’s end.

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