SPI International and Thema launch channels in Mongolia

CANAL+ owned companies SPI International and Thema have launched SPI’s gaming and sports channels in Mongolia.

Launched on April 1, the channels Gametoon and FightBox is available to watch on Mongolsat’s DTH and OTT services.

Dedicated to esports and video games, Gametoon provides a wide variety of gaming-related content, including game reviews, esports tournaments, and walkthroughs. While FightBox is a combat sports channel, which showcases various forms of martial arts and combat sports from around the world.

Gametoon will be available to watch on channel 601 and channel 602 for FightBox.

“Mongolia is a new territory for the SPI channels. We are excited to bring new entertainment channels to this market and help Mongolsat to differentiate its lineup,” said Alexandre Bac, managing director at Thema Asia Pacific.

“We are thrilled to partner with Thema Asia Pacific and to bring our channels Gametoon and FightBox to the viewers in Mongolia,” said Murat Muratoglu, head of distribution at SPI International. “We are always looking for new opportunities to expand our global footprint and this launch represents a key milestone for SPI International in the Asia Pacific region.”

Bumchin Namshir, director of MongolSat Networks, says “We are happy to be partnering with THEMA for FightBox and Gametoon. Our herders’ families and young adults will have the opportunity to enjoy these channels and keep up with gamers from all around the world. The addition of FightBox brings a unique aspect to our programming, complementing our traditional wrestling competitions. We look forward to many more years of collaboration and thank you for partnering with us’’.

SPI International recently announced the renewed partnership with digital content aggregator and distributor Alchimie which it will offer its two channels, FightBox and DocuBox, to viewers of Alchimie’s digital platform TVPlayer.

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