Canal Plus To Shutter SVOD Service CanalPlay As Netflix, Amazon Gain Ground

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French pay TV giant
Canal Plus is to shutter its SVOD service CanalPlay due to a sharp fall in subscriptions, Group CEO Maxime Saada has said. Speaking this week during a session with the culture commission of the French Senate, Saada revealed that subscription numbers for the service have dropped dramatically in recent years from a high of 800,000 to only 200,000 today. Saada claimed that previous French regulations preventing CanalPlay from showing Canal Plus originals…