Netflix, TVN and Kino Polska have emerged as possible buyers of Showmax Polska’s library.
The SVOD service ShowMax will cease operating in Poland from the end of January, barely two years after it made its debut.
Vectra has become the first cable operator in Poland to include the on demand service Showmax in its offer.
Digital TV Research forecasts 9.99 million SVOD subscribers across 35 Sub-Saharan Africa countries by 2023, up from 1.56 million at end-2017.
Netflix is winning the race of foreign-owned VOD platforms in Poland but still remains considerably behind local services.
The Naspers-owned SVOD service has entered into a partnership with T-Mobile in Poland.
Showmax has introduced live streaming to its SVOD service in Poland.
Netflix is now the most popular fully subscription on demand service in Poland in terms of reach.
Nasper’s internet service Showmax has signed an agreement with the Polish mobile network operator Play.
ShowMax had over twice as many users on PCs and laptops as Netflix on its first day in Poland.