Arabsat to exclusively distribute SPI International channels

Satellite operator Arabsat is to exclusively distribute three HD channels from SPI International in the Middle East and Africa.

Arabsat will distribute HD and SD versions of combat sports channel Fightbox HD, factual channel Docubox HD and fashion and lifestyle channel Fashionbox HD from the 26° East and 20° East orbital positions.

“We are very pleased to start a partnership with SPI International; we are committed to provide them with the best satellite services and bring them to Arabsat neighborhood of more than 170 million viewers over the Middle East and Africa. We pledge our support to help SPI International expand and wish them the very best of luck, said Khalid Balkheyour, president and CEO, Arabsat.

“Following the successful launch of our new HD channels in Europe, Asia and North America we are very happy to partner with Arabsat and expand our global reach to Middle East and Africa,” said Loni Farhi, SPI International president.