SPI/FilmBox secures Romanian distribution for Timeless Drama


SPI/FilmBox announces has secured distribution for its Turkish scripted drama channel Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) with Telekom Romania, along with two additional thematic channels from the SPI/FilmBox portfolio, factual channel DocuBox and combat sports offering FightBox.

The three channels will be available in the basic package across all of Telekom Romania’s distribution networks, including IPTV, DTH and cable.

SPI/FilmBox’s premium Turkish drama channel TDC launched in April 2019 and is now available in five million homes in 14 countries. SPI International said it plans to double its market penetration in 2020.

Created in partnership with Ay Yapim, TDC offers over 600 hours of content including Turkish TV series Karadayi, Black Money Love, 20 Minutes, Kurt Seyit & Shura, Moms and Mothers, Red Scarf, Five Brothers, The End and The 8th Day.

“We are excited to launch three of our most riveting channels on Telekom Romania, one of the biggest players in the region. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality programming across all genres on our channels, and we are confident that Telekom Romania subscribers will thoroughly enjoy TDC, DocuBox and FightBox,” said Tamas Fülöp, Regional Director of Operations at SPI International.

“We are happy that our customers will have access to new, exciting, internationally awarded content, through TDC, DocuBox and FightBox channels, newly introduced in Telekom Romania’s TV grid. Our partnership with SPI International is a new step in our efforts to respond to the needs and requirements of the Romanians in terms of preferred TV content and we look forward to developing this partnership” said Andreas Elsner, Chief Commercial Officer, Residential Segment, Telekom Romania.

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