Advanced Television


Poland: Vectra adds FilmBox+

SPI International’s streaming service FilmBox+ is expanding its footprint in Europe by integrating with Vectra, a cable operator in Poland. Vectra customers can now access FilmBox+ on various devices including Vectra’s latest TV Smart 4K BOX Android TV STBs. The new service is available to all individual Vectra customers, both in packages and as an […]

June 6, 2023

Bulgaria: SPI International channels on Yettel TV

SPI International, has announced a new distribution partnership with Yettel Bulgaria. As part of this partnership, a diverse suite of SPI/FilmBox channels will now be available on Yettel TV, the new interactive television service. SPI’s movie channel FilmBox Extra, as well as thematic channels such as Erox and FashionBox, will be included in the TV Favorite […]

April 25, 2023

FilmBox Action launches on StarTimes

SPI International has announced the launch of FilmBox Action on African pay-TV provider StarTimes. FilmBox Action is available immediately in the Basic and Smart packages on DTT at channel number 60 and DTH at channel 140.“We are excited to expand our relationship with StarTimes and bring FilmBox Action to their platform. We are long term […]

April 11, 2023

FilmBox+ launches Smart Channels

SPI International’s streaming service FilmBox+ has announced the launch of Smart Channels, now available globally. Smart Channels are curated playlists of on-demand content that play back-to-back in a similar fashion to traditional linear channels. These channels are fully digital and are exclusive to the FilmBox+ platform. In addition to FilmBox+’s VoD catalogue and linear channels, […]

February 20, 2023

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