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SPI/FilmBox and Czechia’s Digi TV extend partnership

SPI/FilmBox International and Czech operator Digi TV have extended their existing partnership, with Digi TV to add four extra channels from the FilmBox portfolio. The channel additions are FilmBox Extra HD, FilmBox Family, DocuBox, and FightBox channels, bringing the total SPI/FilmBox portfolio on Digi TV to seven. The new channels will be available via classic DTH satellite broadcasting and also on […]

SPI’s Kino Polska takes control of Polish movie channel Stopklatka

SPI International’s Poland subsidiary Kino Polska TV (KPTV), owner of television networks Kino Polska, Filmbox, Kino TV and Zoom TV, has acquired an additional 41% stake in Polish terrestrial movie channel Stopklatka TV from Agora. As a result, KPTV becomes Stopklatka’s majority 82.6% stakeholder, a move which significantly strengthens its position among the largest media […]

FilmBox channels secure berth on StarSat line-up

SPI/FilmBox’s channels FilmBox Africa HD and FashionBox HD are to launch on the StarSat DTH and OTT platforms in South Africa. The launch will give StarSat Africa subscribers with access to FilmBox Africa the chance to view content including action crime series No Easy Days from Red Rock Entertainment, which will premiere on the channel […]

UPC Czech Republic adds new channels to Horizon offering

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is adding a raft of new channels, including three from the SPI International/Filmbox staple, to its Horizon advanced TV offering. The operator is adding FightBox HD, DocuBox HD and Fast&FunBox HD from SPI International to the Horizon line-up, along with Mezzo Live HD and Euronews HD. The inclusion […]

FilmBox channels available in Armenia

TV channel provider SPI International/ Filmbox has launched seven channels in Armenia with IPTV operator Hybrid Solutions. The Armenian operator has launched SPI’s basic movie channel FilmBox, Filmbox Art House, its vehicle for independent and classic movies, DocuBox HD, SPI’s factual channel, fashion and shopping channel FashionBox, combat sports service Fight Box HD, exptreme sports […]

Filmbox channels launch in Russia

Channel operator SPI International has launched seven of its channels in Russia. The digital nets will roll out on the Telekarta platform, which is owned by pay TV operator Orion. The channels carried include the FilmBox and the FilmBox Art House channels, meaning drama series including The Young Pope and Modus will be available. The […]

SPI International/Filmbox taps SES for Latin American push

Satellite operator SES has signed a multi-year capacity deal with channel provider SPI International/Filmbox Channels Group that will support the latter’s drive to expand its presence in the Latin American market. SES is providing C-band capacity on the NSS-806 satellite at 47.5° West, which covers South America with a single beam and claims to reach […]

New Filmbox Live service launches on UPC DTH

SPI International/Filmbox Channels Group has struck a deal with Liberty Global’s UPC DTH in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary to provide customers of the UPC Direct and freeSAT services with a new online service, FilmBox Live.  FilmBox Live will be added to the current FilmBox Pack on both platforms, and will allow FilmBox Pack subscribers to […]

MIPCOM: Filmbox extends UHD offering, adds HDR

Thematic channel provider Filmbox/SPI International is extending its UHD TV offering by making its channel full-time, introducing HDR content and striking new carriage deals. The broadcaster is also changing the name of the channel to reflect the addition of HDR. Speaking on a panel session on UHD TV at MIPCOM, Berk Uziyel, executive director of […]

SPI International launches FilmBox Live VoD with Orange Poland

Orange customers in Poland can now access SPI International’s FilmBox Live VoD app via their mobile accounts with zero data charges. The move gives Orange subscribers unlimited access to the FilmBox Live service, enabling them to watch FilmBox content on PCs, laptops, smart TVs and PlayStation game consoles. SPI International is offering a range of […]