SPI International’s FilmBox+ joins Bulsatcom

Canal+-owned channel, FAST and streaming provider SPI International has integrated igts streaming service, FilmBox+, in Bulgaria with Bulsatcom.

The partnership will see FilmBox+ integrated within the Bulsatcom portfolio, as well as into Bulsatcom’s b•box set-top-box at a special price of BGN3.99 for customers of the operator.
FilmBox+ provides access to a video-on-demand (VOD) catalogue and live channels on any internet-connected device. With FilmBox+ audiences can choose from a curated selection of VOD content ranging from Hollywood blockbusters stars to independent world cinema, TV series, documentaries, lifestyle programming, and more, including channels such as Gametoon, DocuBox, FashionBox, and Fast&FunBox.

“We are thrilled to offer FilmBox+ to Bulsatcom clients, further strengthening our long-standing partnership. Through this collaboration, we are excited to provide Bulsatcom subscribers with our premium OTT service that combines linear channels with an extensive collection of VOD content, establishing FilmBox+ as the ultimate destination for great entertainment for viewers in Bulgaria,” said Murat Muratoglu, head of distribution at SPI International.
The integration includes Smart Channels which are curated playlists of on-demand content that play back-to-back in a similar fashion to traditional linear channels.

“Smart Channels are fully digital and exclusive to the FilmBox+ platform. They aim to maximize discoverability of content that aligns with viewers’ interests, enhancing the overall viewing experience. Smart Channels bring benefits not only to our valued consumers but also to our operator partners. By enabling us to swiftly create new channels upon request, they significantly enhance the value we bring to our partnership with Bulsatcom,” said Haymi Behar, CMO & CDO at SPI International.

“Our partnership with global media company SPI International, is part of our overall strategy to modernize our services. In times of rapidly evolving technology and changes in consumer preferences, it is key for us to be able to offer users the ability to personalize their experience. Thanks to recommendation algorithms, users receive content that matches their preferences and interests. FilmBox+ will allow users to watch movies and series anytime and from any device with internet access. This gives the flexibility of viewing and the opportunity to enjoy their favourite content even away from home or while travelling,” said Peter Rizov, managing director of Bulsatcom.


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