SPI/FilmBox and MEO, Altice Portugal’s consumer brand, have signed a distribution agreement to introduce SPI’s drama brand Dizi to Portugal. Dizi content will now be offered both via linear channel and SVoD through the operator’s distribution networks in the basic package. Timeless Dizi Channel will be available to MEO subscribers at channel 77 with Portuguese subtitles and the viewers will be able to access renowned Dizi series on-demand through MEO’s SVoD offer ‘MEO Filmes e Séries’ at position 80.
“We are delighted to bring the mesmerising world of Dizi to more Western European audiences through this agreement with our long-standing partners MEO in Portugal,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International. “Our Dizi brand is extremely well received across the globe and we are looking forward to witnessing Dizi’s Portuguese fan base grow as they tune into these engaging series.”
Established in April 2019, Dizi offers a slate of globally acclaimed Turkish drama series, the channel highlights include: Karadayi, Kurt Seyit & Shura, Black Money Love and Wings of Love.
“The launch of Dizi Channel differentiates and diversifies MEO’s offer, allowing access, on the one hand, to content aimed at international fiction lovers and, on the other hand, to specific styles, such as series”, said Tiago Silva Lopes, Consumer Products and Services Director at Altice Portugal.
MEO already carries the gaming and eSports channel Gametoon from SPI/FilmBox’s extensive portfolio.