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Gametoon, FightBox launch in Mongolia

The two Canal+ companies SPI International and THEMA have partnered to bring SPI’s channels Gametoon and FightBox to Mongolia. This marks SPI International’s first launch in the country.Viewers in Mongolia can now enjoy Gametoon and FightBox on Mongolsat’s DTH and OTT services. With the addition of these two channels, Mongolian viewers will now have access […]

May 16, 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

M7 Group buys remaining shares of SPI International

Canal+ Group and M7 Group have decided to exercise their call option on the 30 per cent remaining shares of SPI International and therefore to acquire full ownership of the company. Effective immediately Berk Uziyel and Loni Farhi will step down from their roles in SPI International. Erwan Luherne and Jeroen Bergman have taken over […]

April 13, 2023

SPI’s Dizi on Thema bouquet in France

SPI International, a Canal+ company that operates multiple streaming services, TV and FAST channels worldwide, has partnered with Thema to distribute the Dizi channel in Arabic to French network operators. The channel, that broadcasts Turkish drama series, will be available to Free and SFR subscribers in the Maghreb package. “Turkish series have become a global phenomenon […]

April 6, 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

Bulgaria: Dizi on Vivacom

SPI/FilmBox (a Canal+ company) and Bulgarian telecommunications provider Vivacom have expanded their partnership to include SPI’s drama hub Dizi in the latter’s channel offering. The channel which broadcasts a slate of  popular Turkish series and is available to Vivacom immediately. The companies have also extended the duration of their distribution deal which will allow subscribers […]

February 6, 2023

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

Duic joins SPI International as Director Adria, Albania

SPI International, a Canal+ company that operates TV, FAST channels, and multiple digital services around the world, has appointed Kresimir Duic to serve as the Director of Operations for Adria and Albania. Duic previously worked for HBO as the Sales Director responsible for the Adria region.  He will be responsible for managing business operations in Adria […]

November 28, 2022

Dizi distribution deal with Moçambique Telecom

SPI/FilmBox and Moçambique Telecom have signed a distribution deal that allows Tmcel subscribers in Mozambique to access Dizi via Yabadoo, the African live streaming platform. Dizi channel which broadcasts some of the most popular Turkish series, including Pacote de Ouro with Portuguese subtitles.“Our partnership with Tmcel for Dizi will surely excite the growing number of […]

November 24, 2022

SPI International launches metaverse space

Media company SPI International, now a part of the Canal+ Group, has announced the launch of its first space in the metaverse, Casa FilmBox. The virtual space within Spatial’s metaverse features an auditorium, meeting rooms, galleries and exhibition halls to showcase SPI’s portfolio of content, products and marketing campaigns. Casa FilmBox also features a performance […]

October 12, 2022