SPI International / Filmbox

SPI International turns to Hispasat and Media Broadcast Satellite for 4K channel

Channel provider SPI International/FilmBox has struck an agreement with media services provider Media Broadcast Satellite and Spanish satellite operator Hispasat to broadcast the FunBox UHD channel to the EMEA region from Hispasat’s H30W-5 satellite. The five-year deal will see the channel, which provides content about nature, travel and adventure, art music, culture and lifestyle in […]

SPI International in deal with Ooredoo

Channel provider SPI International has struck a new deal with Qatar-based service provider Ooredoo to secure the addition of its FilmBox Live app to Ooredoo’s Oman TV set-top service. Ooredoo Oman TV subscribers will now be able to watch FilmBox Live programmes on-demand at any time on their TV screens. Ooredoo TV provides customers with […]

SPI International / Filmbox launches Turkish drama channel

SPI International / Filmbox has launched Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), a new network dedicated to Turkish drama and movies. TDC will broadcast in HD and is available now for distribution on DTH platforms, cable networks, mobile and smart TV, and over-the-top services around the world. The channel expands SPI International / Filmbox’s portfolio of networks […]

Gametoon eSports channel launches on Inea in Poland

SPI International / FilmBox’s interactive eSports channel, Gametoon HD, has joined Polish cable operator Inea’s content line-up. Gametoon HD – a millennial-focused channel that revolves around gaming and eSports – is now available to all Inea’s customers who have an HD cable box. The channel features highlights of popular video games, entertainment content from gaming […]

Poland’s Filmbox to coproduce Steven Seagal drama

Poland-based pay TV provider SPI International / Filmbox will coproduce a new Steven Seagal television drama, General Commander. SPI and its president, Loni Farhi, will coproduce the series with Sarandan Media. The company has acquired tights in Africa, Eastern Europe, ex-Yugoslavia, the CIS and Baltic regions, Latin America, Portugal, Turkey and the Middle East. General […]

SPI International/Filmbox strikes MobiTV deal

SPI International/ Filmbox’s FightBox HD and FashionBox channels will gain wider distribution following a deal between the company and mobile TV and video services firm, MobiTV. SPI International/ Filmbox said that the deal will make the martial arts and fashion channels available on several IPTV networks in the US – including Boost, TMO and Sprint – with […]

Filmbox to launch localised channels with Switzerland’s Net+

Channel provider SPI International / Filmbox has partnered with Swiss operator Net+ to launch offer localised French-language versions of three of its networks. FilmBox Arthouse and DocuBox HD will be available in French-speaking Switzerland via Net+’s Family Pack, while action sports channel Fast&FunBox HD will be offered in the Sports pack. International feeds of all three […]