Advanced Television


SPI International’s Filmstream on ScreenHits TV

SPI International, a Canal+ company, and the content and platform aggregator ScreenHits TV have agreed a new distribution deal for SPI’s FAST channel Filmstream, which broadcasts world cinema gems and independent feature films from around the world. The channel is now live via the ScreenHits TV app in the UK, the US, Germany, Colombia, Mexico […]

January 10, 2023

Sweden: Filmstream on Samsung TV Plus

SPI/FilmBox has announced that its ad-supported digital channel Filmstream is set to launch in Sweden with Samsung TV Plus, the free streaming service from Samsung. Starting this month, Samsung TV Plus users in the region can access hundreds of hours of classics, independent features and world cinema movies by tuning in to channel number 4969.“We […]

April 22, 2022

Report: European AVoD market still fledging

Over the last three years, the number of AVoD users has significantly increased in Europe. If the lockdown context between Q1 2020 and Q2 2020 assuredly had a massive impact in terms of traffic – with growth rates twice as high as the previous trends – it remained limited, as growth rates eventually retrieved their […]

December 10, 2021

SPI International acquires The Smurfs

Global media company SPI International has acquired the digital distribution rights of the classic TV series The Smurfs and the feature-length film The Smurfs and the Magic Flute from LAFIG Belgium and IMPS, the licensors of the iconic cartoon characters, for its own digital assets. The deal, which was negotiated by Revi Benshoshan, Director of […]

October 14, 2021

Filmstream launches in LatAm with Pluto TV

Global media company SPI/FilmBox has signed a deal with Pluto TV, the free streaming television service in America, to launch SPI’s AVoD service Filmstream, which offers a curated selection of movies for those who appreciate the art of cinema. The new channel will be added to Pluto TV’s line-up in 18 countries in Latin America […]

October 4, 2021

Netherlands: Docustream, Filmstream on Samsung TV Plus

SPI/FilmBox has announced the expansion of their ad-supported digital channels Docustream and Filmstream to the Netherlands with Samsung TV Plus, Samsung Electronics’ free streaming service. Samsung TV Plus users in the Netherlands will now have access to hundreds of hours of documentaries, independent features and world cinema movies. “It brings us great pleasure to expand […]

August 18, 2021

SPI International’s Filmstream on Rakuten TV

SPI International has announced the launch of their ad-supported movie service Filmstream on Rakuten TV. Filmstream will initially be available via Rakuten TV in 42 European countries, including the UK, Spain, Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Norway, Finland, Denmark and Sweden. Viewers will be able to watch Filmstream on Rakuten Smart TV app through Samsung and […]

May 21, 2021

India: SPI/FilmBox’s Filmstream on Samsung TV Plus

SPI/FilmBox AVoD platform Filmstream, which offers a wide range of independent and classic movies, is now available in India via Samsung TV Plus. “We are thrilled to witness the increasing demand for our cutting-edge product Filmstream, designed specifically for those who appreciate the art of cinema,” commented Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International. […]

March 31, 2021

SPI/FilmBox debuts Filmstream on Samsung TV Plus

SPI/FilmBox announced that their new ad-supported digital channel Filmstream has made its worldwide debut on Samsung Electronics’ video service, Samsung TV Plus in the UK. Filmstream is the newest addition to SPI’s portfolio and currently features a broad selection of independent movies and world cinema classics. “The rise of on-demand content consumption has left some […]

July 29, 2020