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Submission + - Netflix competitor shomi shutting down Nov 30

GeekCrumbs writes: shomi, one of Canada's major competitors to Netflix, is shutting down Nov 30. Owned 50/50 by Shaw Communications and Rogers Communications. Gaining enough subscribers to pay for expensive studio content proved difficult, as they failed to break 1 million subscribers in a country of about 330 million. Netflix has north of 3.5 million subscribers in Canada. You can read an insider's view here.

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