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Canal+ completes SPI International acquisition

Canal+ Group and SPI International have announced the integration of SPI International within Canal+ Group has now been completed, following the approvals of all competent authorities in all European jurisdictions concerned.     Canal+ Group says that SPI International, a global media company who has significant presence in Europe, will bring opportunities to strengthen its pay-TV offers […]

March 18, 2022

SPI International’s Dizi joins du

SPI/FilmBox, in collaboration with UAE-based content licensing management company, SAWA Rights Management (SRM), has announced the launch of Dizi on du’s TV platform in the UAE. du will offer SPI’s premium Turkish drama hub Dizi in the ‘Arabic Essential’ package.“Turkish series became a global phenomenon in recent years and they are exceptionally popular in the […]

December 22, 2021

SPI’s FilmBox expands reach in Netherlands

Global media company SPI International’s FilmBox continues to expand in the Netherlands as the channel launches with three more service providers following the roll-out on Canal Digitaal,, DELTA and Caiway. FilmBox is now available through the basic packages of Plinq, Trined and KabelNoord at channels 19, 23 and 25, respectively. “Just five months after […]

October 26, 2021

SPI/FilmBox launches Dizi on Mitele Plus

SPI/FilmBox and Mediaset España’s streaming service, Mitele Plus, announce have signed a distribution agreement to bring SPI’s premium drama brand Dizi to Spain and Andorra. The deal will make hundreds of hours of Turkish drama series available with Spanish dubbing to Mitele Plus subscribers via the Dizi branded corner. “Dizi has achieved remarkable success globally […]

October 21, 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

Spain: SPI’s Dizi on Amazon Prime Video Channels

SPI/FilmBox has announced that Dizi, which offers a curated selection of Turkish series, is now available dubbed in Spanish through Amazon Prime Video Channels in Spain. Dizi will be offered as an add-on paid monthly subscription package available for Prime members at €2.99 per month and subscribers can get a free trial for two weeks. […]

September 27, 2021

Canal+ takes majority stake in SPI International

Canal+ will acquire a 70 per cent majority stake in SPI International while keeping the current management team and operational structure in place. SPI International, a global media company operating 42 TV channels and multiple digital products across six continents, and a major player in content distribution and broadcasting worldwide, is now joining forces with […]

September 21, 2021

SPI International launches Dizi streaming service

Global media company SPI International has unveiled their new digital streaming service, Dizi, which offers a selection of popular Turkish series as well as the best series, telenovelas and soap operas from all over the world, depending on the demands of the local markets. Dubbed the Home of Good Stories, Dizi combines a linear channel […]

September 7, 2021

Netherlands: FilmBox launches on Delta, Caiway

SPI International has announced the launch of FilmBox with the Dutch telecommunications provider Delta Fiber. Caiway subscribers in the Netherlands can now access FilmBox at channel 22 and Delta subscribers at channel 34 in the regular channel packages. “We are excited to provide our viewers in the Netherlands with our curated selection of movies and […]

September 3, 2021

Poland: SPI International’s Dizi on UPC

SPI International’s Dizi will is now available to UPC subscribers in the Max Premium, Max and Select packages. “Joining the UPC offer is a very big step forward for us in building the distribution of the Dizi channel in Poland. We want this channel to be included in basic TV packages, because its programme offer […]

September 2, 2021