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SPI International strikes Filmbox deal with Telekom Austria

Channels provider SPI International has struck a strategic agreement with Telekom Austria allowing the telco to launch FilmBox thematic channels in the territories where it is active. Telekom Austria will also provide technical distribution and contribution for the FilmBox channels’ Balkan and CEE feeds, over the Eutelsat 16A satellite. “With the FilmBox channels we introduce into our […]

SPI International moves forward with dual strategy

SPI International, which this week rebranded its premium FilmBox movie channel for central and eastern Europe to reflect the addition of new content from major US TV and film distributors, is moving forwards with a dual strategy of extending its premium base in central and eastern Europe while expanding the number of territories it distributes […]

SPI International rebrands premium film channel for CEE

SPI International is rebranding its premium film channel for central and eastern Europe to reflect the addition of new content from major US TV and film distributors.  FilmBox Extra will now become FilmBox Premium in Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Romania. The broadcaster said the move would enable it distinguish its flagship premium […]

Skylink launches multiscreen service on M7 platforms

M7 Group-owned Czech and Slovak pay TV platform Skylink has launched SPI International/FilmBox’s multiscreen service. Subscribers to SPI International’s MixBox package on Skylink will have access to hundreds of movies and series via computers, mobile devices and smart TVs via the FlimBox Live service. The service will give access to content from Filmbox Plus, Filmbox […]

SPI International adds channels to IPWorldTV

Pay TV channels provider SPI International, which operates the Filmbox brand, has made a number of its channels available on the IPWorldTV ethnic TV platform.  According to SPI International, it will eventually make FightBox HD, DocuBox HD, FilmBox HD, FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox HD, FashionBox HD, 360TuneBox, Kino Polska International and Kino Polska Muzyka International available […]

SPI International channels launch on Nigeria’s Consat TV

Channel provider SPI International has launched seven channels on the Consat TV pay TV platform in Nigeria. SPI International’s channels FilmBox, FilmBox Arthouse, FightBox, DocuBox, FashionBox, Fast&FunBox and 360 TuneBox, broadcast across the region from Eutelsat’s 16° East orbital slot, are now available to Consat TV subscribers in Nigeria and other countries in West African […]

SPI launching channels on Ukrainian satellite service

European channel distributor SPI International is to launch a number of its  thematic networks on Ukrainian satellite DTH platform Xtra TV. The FilmBox, 360TuneBox, FilmBox ArtHouse, Fast&FunBox, DocuBox, FashionBox and FightBox channels will soon launch on the platform, available through the Xtra TV package. “This new package will complement Xtra TV’s offer for Ukraine, not […]

Polish broadcaster nabs former HBO Europe manager

Poland’s SPI International has appointed a former HBO Europe country manager to take on the same role for its upcoming Hungarian portfolio. As of June 1, Tamás Fülöp has been overseeing SPI’s local FoxBox movie channels, and soon-to-launch thematic hannels bouquet. His overall remit comprises FightBox HD, FashionBox HD, DocuBox HD, 360 TuneBox, Fast&FunBox and […]

SPI International refreshes Filmbox brand

TV content distributer and broadcast company SPI International has introduced new channel logos and an on-air look for its Filmbox movie channels in Central and Eastern Europe.  SPI International said the refresh was designed to “better position FilmBox as a growing and continuously expanding brand” and to create a more ‘conceptual’ brand name, associated with […]

FilmBox Arthouse channel to launch this summer

Channel operator SPI International is due to launch a new independent film network called FilmBox Arthouse in Europe and the US this summer.  The channel will be available for DTH platforms, cable, IPTV, mobile, and connected TVs with related video-on-demand rights, said SPI. The firm is also working on a multi-screen app to make the […]