SPI/FilmBox has announced an expanded distribution deal in Eastern Europe with OTT platform MEGOGO.
The deal extends the existing distribution deal for an additional three years, with it also making SPI’s premium series hub Dizi available to MEGOGO subscribers in a number of countries.
Dizi content will be offered both via the linear feed of Timeless Dizi Channel and as stand-alone VOD through the platform. The Timeless Dizi Channel is available in the following countries with MEGOGO: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Armenia, Georgia, Estonia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan.
In addition to Dizi, MEGOGO already carries the following from the SPI/FilmBox portfolio: FilmBox, DocuBox HD, FashionBox HD, Fast&FunBox HD, FightBox HD, 360 TuneBox, FilmBox Arthouse, Gametoon and Erox – All of which will be available to MEGOGO subscribers for an additional three years with the extension of the distribution agreement.
Murat Muratoğlu, head of distribution at SPI International, said: “The success that Timeless Dizi Channel has reached globally since its launch has been remarkable. Now, we are excited to bring the riveting world of Dizi to digital through a partnership with MEGOGO, one of the most prominent players in CIS. MEGOGO subscribers will be able to keep up with their favourite Turkish series with the linear feed or watch the episodes on-demand at their leisure.”
Ivan Shestakov, chief innovation officer at MEGOGO, said: “Turkish content is one of the most popular for our customers. We are glad to have such a great possibility to explore the Turkish culture, history and social life together. Thanks to our collaboration with SPI International/FilmBox, our users will get even more interesting content.”