SPI International / Filmbox


SPI/FilmBox takes TDC to Africa with StarTimes

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox has partnered with Chinese-owned African pay TV platform StarTimes to launch Turkish drama channel Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and SPI’s gaming channel Gametoon in Africa. The agreement builds on an existing distribution deal covering Filmbox Africa and Fashionbox on StarTimes. Gametoon and TDC are being broadcast in English and Turkish, respectively. TDC will also air with English subtitles. […]

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 […]