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SPI International expands line-up on Fubo’s Molotov

June 3, 2024

SPI International, a Canal+ company, has announced the expansion of its partnership with the French OTT service Molotov, owned by the sports-first live TV streaming platform Fubo. Building on the existing agreement, which currently includes the channel Gametoon, SPI International has introduced two new channels, Fast&FunBox and FightBox, to Molotov’s lineup. The channels will be available in Molotov’s extended basic package.

Fast&FunBox celebrates adrenaline-fueled sports, offering programming and competitions across a diverse array of disciplines, including car racing, motocross, snowboarding, and skateboarding. FightBox is dedicated to combat sports, offering a selection of exclusive content, live events and weekly programming across mixed martial arts, boxing, wrestling, karate, kickboxing, taekwondo among other disciplines.

“We’re excited to further strengthen our relationship with Molotov by introducing Fast&FunBox and FightBox to French audiences. These offerings, alongside Gametoon, cater to MMA, extreme sports, and esports enthusiasts, in harmony with Fubo’s mission to deliver dynamic sports entertainment to audiences worldwide. With SPI International’s channels on Molotov, viewers can enjoy a diverse range of sports content including appointment to view live fights and breathtaking adrenaline sports,” commented Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International.

Additionally, esports enthusiasts can dive into Gametoon on Molotov’s Gamer Zone package for the latest news from the gaming world, expert tips from renowned gamers and YouTubers, tournaments, and more.

“Our parent company, Fubo, has built a successful business in multiple countries following the sports entertainment model, and we plan to expand Molotov’s offering in the same way”, said Grégory Samak, MD at Molotov. “As a player in MMA, extreme sports and esports – all growing sports in France – SPI international is an obvious partner for Molotov as we go deeper into sport.”

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