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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 UHD channel on Turkcell

Channel provider SPI International has launched its Funbox 4K/UHD channel on Turkcell and added five extra TV channels to its current line-up offered by the Turkish mobile operator. Turkcell TV+ has recently introduced a 4K set-top box and started broadcasting Funbox 4K/UHD, making it the first IPTV platform to launch Ultra HD channels in Turkey. Turkcell’s subscribers […]

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 […]

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 […]

Multimedia Polska offering FilmBox package in free-to-view promo

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has made access to its FilmBox Extra package from SPI International free to view until March 12 as a promotional offering. The package comprises FilmBox Premium and filmBox Extra HD. Multimedia Poland says it is the only operator in the country to offer this exclusive promotional offer. Multimedia Polska will […]

SPI International deal with Xumo

Channel provider SPI International has struck a deal to offer its FashionBox HD and 360TubeBox HD services on California-based Xumo’s new app-based OTT TV service. SPI International said that other channels could be added to Xumo in the future. Xumo’s recently launched service is available via Vizio, LG and Panasonic smart TVs as well as […]

Balkans deals for FilmBox channels

Channel provider SPI International / Filmbox has signed pay TV distribution deals in the Balkans with Telekom Srbija, Mtel Bosnia & Herzegovina and Mtel Montenegro. IPTV operator Telekom Srbija will offer localised feeds of FilmBox Extra HD, FilmBox Plus and FilmBox Arthouse on its MTS TV platform. Mtel Montenegro and Mtel Bosnia & Herzegovina will […]

FilmOn adds four SPI International channels

Internet TV service FilmOn has renewed its deal with SPI International / Filmbox and added more of its channels to its line-up. FilmBox Russia, MadscreenBox HD, Kino Polska International and Kino Polska Muzyka join the six SPI International channels already available at FilmOn.com. FilmBox Russia features original Russian dramas, comedies and TV series and is aimed […]