Channel Launches


Telekom Romania secures two additional SPI/FilmBox channels in renewed deal

SPI/FilmBox has announced a renewed and expanded relationship with Telekom Romania. A long-term partner of the telco, customers will now gain access to additional channels Fast&FunBox and FilmBox Stars. Fast&FunBox offers action-packed programming dedicated to adrenaline sports while FilmBox Stars broadcasts award-winning movies. This complements the existing portfolio of SPI channels available to Telekom Romania […]

SPI launches 11 channels on M SAT Cable

SPI International has expanded its reach in Bulgaria by signing a new distribution deal with cable TV operator M SAT Cable. The deal will see subscribers of M SAT Cable and IPTV service M SAT Cable Pro gain access to channels including: FilmBox, FilmBox Extra, FilmBox Stars, DocuBox, Gametoon, FashionBox, FilmBox Arthouse, FunBox UHD, FightBox, […]

Ubisoft brings gTV channel to Samsung TV Plus

Videogame publishing giant Ubisoft has announced the expansion of its gTV channel to Samsung TV Plus in France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria. gTV, which launched in April 2020, offers viewers a range of video game content with talk shows, documentaries and esports. The channel is free to view, and is also available on YouTube, Facebook, […]

M6 International comes to Comoros in Comores Telecom deal

Canal+ Group-owned THEMA has launched the M6 International channel on Comores Telecom. The announcement will bring the channel to more than 650,000 customers in the East African country, with subscribers able to access it through the newly launched Nafassi Fibre IPTV offering. M6 International, distributed by THEMA, offers viewers a range of content from the […]

GB News set for June 13 launch on Freeview, Sky and Virgin Media

Andrew Neil’s long-proposed news network GB News will launch in the UK on June 13, the broadcaster has announced. Backed by Discovery and other non-UK financiers who have invested £60 million in the venture, the network has been described as the country’s answer to US far-right outlet Fox News. Along with founder and chair Andrew […]

SPI International launches Filmstream in Europe on Rakuten TV

SPI International has launched its ad-based movie service on Rakuten TV. The service – Filmstream – will initially be available via Rakuten TV in 42 European countries, including the United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Sweden, with negotiations to rollout elsewhere ongoing. Users can access the streamer on the Rakuten […]

FUEL TV lands on Netgem

Action sports broadcaster FUEL TV has announced a distribution deal with operator Netgem. The channel is available for free as a FAST channel on Netgem TV’s service in the UK, Ireland, and Gibraltar. The channel will also expand to other European territories in the coming months.  Netgem a total of three million customers across 16 […]

Three new channels for Portuguese diaspora in Luxembourg on PostTV

Luxembourg TV platform PostTV has announced the launch of three new Portugeuse channels.  The channels – A Bola TV, Canal 11 and Porto Canal – have been added to the “Entertain Me!” package that offers more than 100 channels in English, German, French, Portuguese. All three offer viewers in Luxembourg a range of Portuguese content, particularly […]

SPI International brings eight channels to Africa

SPI International has further expanded in Africa via a distribution deal with Digital Virgo. The deal will see eight channels from the SPI Portfolio debut in Africa for Digital Virgo subscribers in countries including Morocco, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast, and through the Molotov OTT platform across the entire continent. Molotov, which has 13 […]

Demand Africa comes to South America via Samsung TV Plus

African content streamer Demand Africa has launched on Samsung TV Plus in South America. The channel joins more than 160 free channels available in the region, and will introduce Portuguese speaking audiences across Brazil to content never before broadcast in the continent. The streamer offers thousands of hours of scripted and unscripted content from African […]