SPI International’s channels FilmBox, FilmBox Arthouse, FightBox, DocuBox, FashionBox, Fast&FunBox and 360 TuneBox, broadcast across the region from Eutelsat’s 16° East orbital slot, are now available to Consat TV subscribers in Nigeria and other countries in West African including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
The agreement marks the first time that FilmBox has been available on an African platform. In addition to SPI International’s established channels, Consat subscribers have access to new music channel 360 TuneBox.
“This most recent launch of our channels on the Consat TV platform in Nigeria certainly proves how serious we have been to achieve our strategic goals in Africa,” said Berk Uziyel, the executive director of Filmbox International. “We truly appreciate Consat’s mission to respond to the growing needs of Nigerians to offer a common platform for digital TV transmission and we are very proud to deliver our unique and top quality line-up of TV channels to Consat subscribers.”
Mayokun Okunola, CEO of Continental Satellite Limited, said: “SPI International has impressed us with its competency and its unquestionable ability to develop a bouquet of channels that cuts across multiple genres. The SPI channels, which include FilmBox and FashionBox will definitely resonate with our viewers who want to relax and enjoy programming with intricate and entertaining story lines. We are excited about our partnership with SPI International to provide premium content for our subscribers.”