Filmbox International

Filmbox International secures Tanzanian deal

Channel provider SPI International/Filmbox International has secured a deal to launch eight FilmBox branded channels on Continental Digital media Content (CDMC), the DTH and DTT TV service operated by Mwanza, Tanzania-based Sahara Media Group. In addition to SPI International’s FilmBox movie channels, CDMC subscribers will have access to combat sports channel FightBox HD extreme sports […]

Invitel adds Filmbox channels to line-up

Hungarian service provider Invitel has added seven live streaming TV channels from channel provider SPI International/Filmbox to its programming line-up, along with a catalogue of movies, documentaries, sports programming, fashion and music videos on demand. Invitel is to carry three Hungarian movie channels – FilmBox, FilmBox Family and FilmBox HD – as well as the […]

Filmbox International strikes deal with Telekom Austria

Channel provider SPI International/Filmbox International has struck a strategic agreement with Telekom Austria Group for distribution of Filmbox channels across its footprint.  Telekom Austria is also providing distribution and contribution services for the FilmBox channels’ Balkan and central and eastern Europe feeds, over the Eutelsat 16A satellite via its direct2home platform. The channels deal will […]

SPI/FilmBox International secures deals in Hungary

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox International has secured carriage for its FilmBox Premium Pak package with Hungarian operator Antenna Hungária’s MinDig TV digital-terrestrial platform and for its FilmBox Live subscription video-on-demand service with Telenor’s My TV hybrid OTT service.  The deals follow the rebranding of FilmBox Extra as FilmBox Premium in the country. FilmBox International executive director […]

SPI launches FilmBox Premium in Hungary

Channel provider SPI International has launched flagship channel FilmBox Premium in Hungary and has restructures its local team in the country. The Hungarian team, headed by Tamas Fulop, will now handle all operations including the distribution of TV channels and the expansion of multiscreen on-demand service FilmBox Live. FilmBox Premium replaces the FilmBox Extra channel […]

New film channel for Poland debuts with Cyfrowy Polsat

A new film channel for Poland from channel provider SPI international-owned Kino Polska, FilmBox Arthouse, is joining pay TV operator Cyfrowy Polsat’s line-up of channels. The channel will feature classic movies from directors such as Visconti, Kurosawa, Fellini and Hitchcock as well as festival circuit movies and avant-garde titles by independent filmmakers. The channel will […]

Media Broadcast takes DVB-S2 capacity at 23.5° East

German transmission services provider Media Broadcast has contracted 25Mbps of DVB-S2 capacity on the Astra satellite platform at 23.5° East to deliver three HD and three SD channels for Filmbox International.  The agreement covers the distribution of FightBox HD, DocuBox HD, Erox HD, FashionBox SD, 360TuneBox SD and Eroxxx SD to viewers of the Skylink […]