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SPI’s FilmBox Premium launches on Telekom Romania

Telekom Romania and SPI/FilmBox have signed a distribution deal that will see the latter’s FilmBox Premium channel launch in the country.

The channel, which broadcasts more than 300 premiere titles every year, will be available across Telekom Romania’s distribution networks via DTH, IPTV and DVBC.

This announcement furthers the relationship between the two, with Telekom Romania already offering the Turkish Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), DocuBox and combat sports-focused FightBox.

Tamas Fülöp, regional director of operations at SPI International, said: “We are delighted to be able to enhance the ‘at-home movie watching’ experience for the Romanian audience through our partnership with one of the major players in the region, Telekom Romania. Through this deal, movie lovers of all ages will get to enjoy hundreds of hours of critically-acclaimed movies featuring world-famous stars on FilmBox Premium.”

Andreas Elsner, chief commercial officer of Telekom Romania’s residential segment, said: “FilmBox Premium is one of the top movie channels and we are happy that we have included it in our grid and we are now able to offer our customers movies that they will definitely enjoy. SPI International and Telekom Romania have built a solid partnership over the years, which helps us keep our customers satisfied and always looking forward to new, high quality content.”