Blizoo to carry FilmBox HD

Bulgarian cable operator Blizoo has added SPI International’s FilmBox HD channel to its line-up. FilmBox HD features a variety of movie genres including dramas, comedies, thrillers and horror movies as well as TV series. Blizoo is offering FilmBox HD in its Extra, Premium and Champion TV packages. “Bulgaria remains one of our high-priority markets in […]

Filmbox channels to launch in Latvia

Latvian operators Lattelecom and Livas have each signed deals to carry Filmbox-branded movie and sport channels.  Telecom operator Lattelecom will offer FilmBox Baltic as part of its movie package and extreme sports channel Fast&FunBox as part of its sports offering. Cable operator Livas will offer FilmBox Baltic in its basic digital package and FightBox in […]

Bulgaria’s Sprint adds four FilmBox channels

Bulgarian telco Sprint is set to add four FilmBox-branded channels to its programming line-up. The four networks, which are operated by content distributer SPI International, include movie channels FilmBox HD and FilmBox Plus HD. The other two are documentary channel DocuBox HD and sports channel FightBox HD. All four will be available on the Sprint […]

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 […]

SPI International/Filmbox secures Universe deal with Total TV

Channel provider SPI International/Filmbox has struck a deal to supply eight Filmbox branded channels to south-east European pay TV operator Total TV across six countries in its footprint.  The Filmbox Universe package, which includes movie channels FilmBox HD, FilmBox Plus SD and FilmBox Arthouse SD, along with documentary channel DocuBox HD, extreme sports channel Fast&FunBox […]

SPI International channels launch on WorldRelay

Channel provider SPI International/Filmbox has made its FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox  and FightBox services available on the WorldRelay platform. WorldRelay markets independent TV channels for distribution with tablets and smart TVs worldwide, along with radio, webcam, and user-generated content all in one place. The service is available today on the iPhone, iPad and Apple TV platforms.  […]

SPI International chooses Amos-3

Pay TV channel provider SPI International has contracted Israel-based satellite operator Spacecom to provide capacity for distribution of SPI’s channels to Europe via the Amos-3 satellite at 4° West.  Spacecom will provide SPI with uplink, encryption and capacity in a multi-year deal. The satellite operator is working with TTComm, its Polish partner, to provide the […]

SPI International strikes FilmBox promo deals

Channel provider SPI International has struck two commercial agreements with Coca-Cola in Turkey and Lay’s potato chips in Poland to promote its video-on-demand service FilmBox Live.  In Turkey, the company is offering a free FilmBox subscription as part of the Coca-Cola Choice Menu offered by online grocery Yemeksepeti. A free one-week subscription to FilmBox Live […]

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 […]