SPI International/FilmBox

FilmBox to launch in Netherlands with Delta Fiber

In a move that marks the expansion of SPI’s FilmBox brand in the Netherlands, the company has struck a deal to launch its FilmBox offering with Dutch telecom provider Delta Fiber. Delta Fiber, owned by Swedish private equity group EQT, operates the Delta Fiber and Caiway cable networks in the country, having acquired Caiway in 2017. Caiway subscribers […]

SPI’s FunBox UHD extends deal with Vodafone Spain

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox’s FunBox UHD Channel has extended its distribution partnership with Vodafone Spain. In 2017, SPI International and Vodafone Spain launched Funbox UHD in Spain.  Bringing 4K UHD content to all Vodafone Spain subscribers. Under the new deal, Vodafone Spain subscribers will continue to access features from travel and nature documentaries, arts and culture, lifestyle, extreme sports, and a […]

SPI International extends CEE reach with StarNet deal

Channel provider SPI International/FilmBox has signed its first channel distribution agreement with Moldovan service provider StarNet, which will carry seven international HD thematic channels from SPI’s portfolio. SPI’s entry into Moldova is in line with its strategic business decision to keep expanding its reach into the eastern European region. StarNet subscribers in Moldova will gain […]

SPI/FilmBox expands distribution with UPC Hungary

SPI International/FilmBox has extended a distribution agreement with Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Hungary. The three-year agreement extension comes with an increased number of FilmBox channels; Gametoon HD, FightBox HD and DocuBox HD; Eroxxx HD have been included to the FilmBox Premium package. FilmBox On Demand, which offers a wide variety of genres including Hollywood blockbusters and […]

SPI International strikes Lebanese deal for nine channels

Pay TV channel provider SPI International/Filmbox has struck a deal with Lebanese Network Broadcast (LNB) whereby the latter will carry nine channels from the SPI portfolio. LNB will carry SPI channels FightBox HD, the group’s 24/7 sports network with live international MMA events, DocuBox HD, its documentary channel covering nature, wild life, science and human […]

UPC Czech Republic adds new channels to Horizon offering

Liberty Global-owned cable operator UPC Czech Republic is adding a raft of new channels, including three from the SPI International/Filmbox staple, to its Horizon advanced TV offering. The operator is adding FightBox HD, DocuBox HD and Fast&FunBox HD from SPI International to the Horizon line-up, along with Mezzo Live HD and Euronews HD. The inclusion […]

SPI International channels to launch on Youfone TV

SPI International/Filmbox is launching three linear TV channels on YoufoneTV, the new OTT TV service being launched by Dutch SIM-only MVNO Youfone, including its new gaming-focused offering. Youfone’s TV customers will be able to view DocuBox, SPI Internationals documentary channel, fightBox, the group’s combat sports offering featuring live mixed martial arts events, and Gametoon, the […]

Filmbox movies into eSports with Gametoon channel

Channels group SPI International/Filmbox has launched a new interactive gaming-focused channel, Gametoon. Gametoon features  interactive gaming/second screen gaming, game reviews, tournaments eSports and viral content from the web. The channel also enables viewers to play dedicated games on their mobile devices and share scores along with social profile pictures on air. Users can pick one of a group of […]

Magine strikes distribution deal with SPI International/Filmbox

Cloud TV service Magine has struck a distribution deal with SPI International/FilmBox, allowing it to sub-license various SPI channels to local distributors within the Magine global network. The deal covers the channels FilmBox Arthouse, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, DocuBox, FashionBox and 360TuneBox, offering Magine’s international partners access to a range of content including movies, documentaries, sports, fashion, […]