FilmBox channels secure berth on StarSat line-up

SPI/FilmBox’s channels FilmBox Africa HD and FashionBox HD are to launch on the StarSat DTH and OTT platforms in South Africa.

The launch will give StarSat Africa subscribers with access to FilmBox Africa the chance to view content including action crime series No Easy Days from Red Rock Entertainment, which will premiere on the channel On June 5.

In addition to the two channels taken by StarSat, SPI/Filmbox also distributes six other channels across the region: FightBox HD, DocuBox HD, Fast&FunBox HD, FilmBox Art House, 360TuneBox and Gametoon.

Debbie Wu, CEO of StarSat owner On Digital Media said: “StarSat has gone to great lengths to enhance the quality and depth of its pay TV entertainment offer in South Africa by providing new and exciting viewing experiences to our loyal customers. We are delighted to extend the multi-channel viewing experience by adding these two new channels. We recognize the demand in South Africa for truly dynamic content that is both culturally relevant and entertaining – which is what StarSat is all about. Our loyal customers should expect much more immersive storytelling experiences on our platform in the near future.”

Amit Karni, head of distribution for SPI in Africa, said: “We are honoured to cooperate with StarSat to launch FilmBox Africa HD and FashionBox HD on its DTH and OTT platforms in South Africa and neighbouring countries, bringing fresh, new and exciting content to its audiences.”

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