SPI International/FilmBox

SPI’s Dizi launches with Tmcel in Mozambique

Canal+-owned channel provider SPI/FilmBox has struck a deal with Moçambique Telecom SA (Tmcel) that allows Tmcel subscribers in Mozambique to access Turkish drama channel Dizi via Yabadoo, the African live TV streaming platform. Dizi is included in the Pacote de Ouro package with Portuguese subtitles. Yabadoo is a mobile application that lets viewers watch live […]

Canal+ completes integration of SPI International

Vivendi-owned pay TV operator Canal+ Group has completed the integration of international channel provider SPI International, following the approvals of all competent authorities in all European jurisdictions concerned for its acquisition of 70% control of the outfit. Canal+ said that SPI International, as a global media company with significant presence in Europe and extensive experience in content distribution and worldwide […]

SPI International takes Dizi to Seychelles

Seychelles-based service provider Intelvision has added SPI International/FilmBox’s premium Turkish drama offering Dizi to the selection of existing SPI brands offered by the operator. The new distribution deal makes Timeless Dizi Channel available to Intelvision subscribers in the English language, within the Intelenovela bouquet. Established in April 2019, Dizi reaches households across CEE, Western Europe, the former-Yugoslavia and […]

Dizi launches on Amazon Prime Channels in Spain

SPI international’s Turkish drama streaming offering Dizi has launched on Amazon Prime Video Channels in Spain. The Dizi SVOD service, dubbed in Spanish, is being offered as an add-on paid monthly subscription package available for Prime members at €2.99 per month and subscribers can get a free trial for two weeks. Some of the Dizi […]

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 […]