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Gametoon joins FilmBox channels in Ethiopia

SPI/FilmBox and Canal+ Group have brought SPI’s gaming and eSports channel Gametoon to Ethiopia, available on channel 71 in the DESTA package. SPI had already launched FilmBox Africa and the new additions to the FilmBox group, FilmBox Action and FilmBox Family with the operator, earlier in the year.“We are delighted to build on our existing […]

November 2, 2022

New FilmBox channels on Etisalat

SPI/FilmBox and Emirates-based telco Etisalat have agreed a deal to add two new specialised FilmBox channels to subscribers in the Middle East. FilmBox Action and FilmBox Family ware available immediately on channels 654 and 655, respectively.“We are excited to expand on our agreement with our long-standing partner Etisalat with the launch of two sought-after FilmBox […]

October 14, 2022

SPI/FilmBox services for DIGI Hungary

SPI/FilmBox and DIGI, the Hungarian pay-TV operators, have concluded a distribution deal with both linear and digital components. Accordingly, SPI’s flagship movie channel FilmBox ia now available for subscribers. Additionally, those who opt for the FilmBox Pak will have access to even more entertainment in the form of FilmBox Premium, FilmBox Stars, FilmBox Family, and […]

September 1, 2022

Film1 revamps streaming app

SPI owned and operated movie service Film1 has revamped its streaming app which includes the switch to a new OTT infrastructure that allows customisation and updates. Other enhancements include user interface improvements for a well-rounded user experience on web, iOS, Android apps and single-sign-on capability that provides seamless operator integration. The Ziggo set-top-box app has […]

July 27, 2022

Nigeria: SPI channels on Glo-TV

SPI/FilmBox and Globacom, a telco in sub-Saharan Africa, are bringing nine channels from the SPI portfolio to Nigeria with Glo-TV, a streaming service for watching live linear TV, VoD and catch-up content. Glo-TV subscribers can now access FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Action, Dizi, DocuBox, FashionBox, Fast&FunBox, FightBox, Gametoon and 360 TuneBox for a wide range of […]

July 25, 2022

Netherlands: SPI launching FilmBox on Ziggo

SPI/FilmBox has announced the launch of FilmBox with Ziggo, a cable operator in the Netherlands, starting June 30th. The distribution deal will allow all TV customers of Ziggo to have unlimited access to FilmBox at channel 100 for a curated selection of Hollywood films, classics and the popular Narcos series. FilmBox was launched in the […]

June 29, 2022

FilmBox Stars aims high

SPI/FilmBox announces that, as of March 1st their premium movie channel FilmBox Stars will initiate viewership measurement in Czechia. Moving forward, FilmBox Stars will offer a more diversified channel programming in HD to expand its viewership, especially across the female demographic. In addition to Hollywood hits and popular blockbusters with A-list celebrities that FilmBox Stars […]

March 1, 2022

360 TuneBox launches with Zuku in East Africa

SPI/FilmBox and Zuku, an East African home entertainment provider under the Wananchi Group, have announced the expansion of their distribution deal which now includes SPI’s music and lifestyle brand, 360 TuneBox. Zuku subscribers in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and Zambia can now access 360 TuneBox on the operator’s DTH platform.  “360 TuneBox is a great […]

February 9, 2022

SPI expands Dizi distribution with MEGOGO

SPI/FilmBox and MEGOGO, an OTT/VoD service in Eastern Europe and CIS, have extended their distribution deal for three more years in addition to making SPI’s premium series hub Dizi available to MEGOGO subscribers in a number of countries. Perthe deal, Dizi content will be offered both via the linear feed of Timeless Dizi Channel and […]

January 31, 2022

Netherlands: FilmBox Arthouse on Prime Video Channels

SPI/FilmBox has announced that FilmBox Arthouse, which delivers a curation of contemporary arthouse movies and world cinema, has launched on Prime Video Channels in the Netherlands as add-on paid monthly subscription package. The package currently features a SVoD proposition that allows viewers to choose the movies they would like to watch with the linear channel […]

January 28, 2022