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SPI/FilmBox, Bulsatcom bring TDC to Bulgaria

April 27, 2020

SPI/FilmBox has announced that Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), the first global Turkish drama channel, will now be offered in Bulgaria through a strategic partnership with Bulgaria’s largest TV operator, Bulsatcom, via the operator’s DTH and IPTV platforms. Apart from TDC, four additional channels – FilmBox Plus HD, FilmBox Extra HD, DocuBox HD and FightBox HD – from SPI/FilmBox’s diverse suite of channels, will be made available on Bulsatcom’s DTH platform. The deal also marks a three-year extension for the distribution rights of the channels across all platforms.

“We are delighted to announce that we have renewed and greatly expanded our partnership with Bulsatcom to include TDC and four more of our sought-after channels on their DTH platform in Bulgaria,” said Murat Muratoğlu, Head of Distribution at SPI International. “We are excited to witness the success of TDC across the globe and we are confident that the Bulgarian audience will also enjoy the high-quality content offered on the channel.”

Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) is SPI/FilmBox’s premium Turkish drama channel and offers over 600 hours of quality Turkish programming. TDC now reaches 5 million homes in 14 countries and continues to expand its footprint across the globe.

“We, at Bulsatcom, are very happy to be the first in Bulgaria to introduce Timeless Drama Channel, a channel with premium content, catering to drama and romantic series fans. We are confident that the incredible success of the channel in the neighboring countries will be replicated also in Bulgaria. The partnership with SPI is part of our commitment to expanding our portfolio of TV channels, especially across the movie genre. It resonates with our strategy to deliver rich and diversified content portfolio, catering to the widest variety of viewership tastes,” said Stanislav Georgiev, Bulsatcom’s Chief Executive Officer.

“The launch of TDC coincides with the introduction of an additional satellite transponder on Bulsatcom’s DTH service. We are now able to add 17 new exciting channels from multiple genres as well as improve the picture quality. We are pleased to demonstrate to our customers that Bulsatcom is now actively enriching the channels portfolio, in a pursuit to achieve better viewership experience,” added Georgiev.

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