Discovery Communications posts higher quarterly revenue

Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:07am EST

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Discovery Communications Inc reported a 28 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its U.S. and international networks.

The company's net income rose to $289 million, or 81 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $224 million, or 61 cents per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $1.54 billion in the quarter from $1.20 billion a year earlier.

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