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SPI International/Filmbox secures Universe deal with Total TV

Filmbox logosChannel provider SPI International/Filmbox has struck a deal to supply eight Filmbox branded channels to south-east European pay TV operator Total TV across six countries in its footprint. 

The Filmbox Universe package, which includes movie channels FilmBox HD, FilmBox Plus SD and FilmBox Arthouse SD, along with documentary channel DocuBox HD, extreme sports channel Fast&FunBox HD and adult channels Erox HD and Eroxxx HD, will be available to subscribers in Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Slovenia.

New customers who purchase the FilmBox Universe Package will be offered complimentary access to FilmBox Live, FilmBox’s multiscreen app allowing users to watch the channels live on PCs, tablets and smartphones. FilmBox Live also features a VoD library with movies, TV series, documentaries as well as fashion, music and sports videos.

“We are very glad to see our channels being offered in the Balkans by Total TV,” said Berk Uziyel , executive director of Filmbox International.

“They are the largest alternative Pay TV platforms in the region of former Yugoslavia and we are very excited to deliver our channels to their customers,” Mr. Uziyel adds. “It is our pleasure to announce that we have localized FilmBox HD, FilmBox Plus HD and DocuBox channels to deliver them to the local audiences in Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Albanian and Slovenian,” explains Mr. Uziyel.

Srdjan Radic, director of satellite and OTT platforms at Total TV, said: “We want to provide the users of Total TV an even better viewing experience of digital television. In addition to transferring to the new set top box generation that we are conducting throughout 2015, we will continue to increase the number of available channels. The biggest satellite platform on the territory of former Yugoslavia, Total TV now has a new package – FilmBox Universe. It offers users eight new channels of different content, from movies to documentaries and entertainment. This package will be available for free to all our users during the first two months of the promotional period.”