The BBC Player streaming service is set to launch in Poland next month thanks to a partnership between BBC Studios and Canal+.
The VOD platform will be launched on June 1 for Canal + subscribers as well as for satellite users whose set-top boxes are connected to the Internet (the latter will only have access between June 1 and August 31, after which the BBC player will only be available as part of some Canal + packages). ).
BBC Player will feature around 1,000 hours of content in a range of genres including British dramas, documentaries, preschool and lifestyle including reality shows such as “David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities and Mediterranean: Life Under Siege” and “Trump Takes on the World” In addition to the crime drama “Unforgotten” and the classic comedy “Allo” Allo! And a limited-edition drama series “Time” starring Sean Penn and Stephen Graham.
SVOD will update its content regularly and will also receive the content as soon as it premieres on Line TV.
Polish voiceover and subtitles, as well as some English subtitles, will be available.
“The BBC Player is an on-demand service that complements the old BBC channels loved by the Polish audience,” said Zbigniew Prowski, BBC Studios’ Commercial Director for Central and Eastern Europe. “BBC Player takes our powerful content and combines it with expert human scheduling and a product built on 15 years of on-demand experience for the BBC Group. It is my pleasure to launch this service with Canal+ and to provide a deeper view of BBC content to its subscribers to meet the growing need for high-quality and trustworthy content to be available to the public wherever they are and at their convenient time.”
Monika Kłosińska, Director of Software Procurement at Canal + Poland added: “The inclusion of the VOD BBC Player library in the Canal + offering is another step in building a wide range of high-quality products from the many different genres available in one place. We are also pleased that we will be the first to Provides access to the website on the Polish market.