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SPI brings premium titles to US with Struum

SPI/FilmBox, which owns and operates multiple linear channels and digital services across the globe, has teamed up with Struum, the new breed of streaming service created by senior-level Disney and Discovery executives, and backed by a multi-million-dollar investment from former Disney CEO Michael Eisner through his Tornante Company. The deal will initially render 280 premium […]

May 26, 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

Africa: SPI/FilmBox, Digital Virgo partnership

SPI International has announced that FilmBox Africa and more from its portfolio will be available in multiple territories in Africa via Digital Virgo. SPI/FilmBox content including adrenaline sports, gaming, fashion, music, documentaries, movies and series will be available to all Digital Virgo subscribers in multiple territories including Senegal, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Cameroon, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, […]

May 11, 2021

Africa: SPI/FilmBox content on ZAP

SPI International continues to expand its footprint across Africa with multiple deals with major operators within the region. The company has signed its most recent deal with the digital satellite television provider ZAP for Gametoon, 360 TuneBox, FashionBox, FightBox, FilmBox Arthouse and Fast&FunBox. Viewers in Angola and Mozambique will be able to access these channels […]

April 7, 2021

Dizi launching in Poland

SPI International affiliate Kino Polska TV has announced the imminent launch of Dizi in Poland. Starting on April 1st, Dizi, which broadcasts a number of popular Turkish series, will be available on Vectra and Multimedia Polska in the Gold Package and the MaxBox Package, respectively. Dizi will ultimately be available through other operators in the […]

March 19, 2021

SPI International’s Gametoon on Vodafone Portugal

SPI/FilmBox and telecommunications provider Vodafone Portugal have announced the launch of SPI’s Gametoon on the latter’s services. Created by gamers for gamers, Gametoon will be offered in the English language and will be available to subscribers in the basic and basic 100 packages. “We are delighted to build on our agreement with our-long standing partner […]

March 5, 2021

SPI International launches FilmBox+

FilmBox+, SPI International’s new and enhanced streaming service, has rolled out globally. FilmBox+ is an evolution of SPI’s FilmBox Live and operates on a new infrastructure that provides enhanced user experience, multiple screen availability and a curated line-up of content spanning movies, TV series, documentaries and more. Consumers can access the service at directly […]

February 18, 2021

Romania: Dizi launches on Focus Sat

SPI/FilmBox continues to expand its footprint in Romania through new distribution agreements with key partners in the region. The new distribution agreement with Focus Sat, one of the biggest providers of digital satellite television services in Romania, renders SPI’s Dizi available to subscribers in the MozaicPlus extra-basic package. Dizi will be offered in the original […]

January 13, 2021

SPI International acquires docs from Beyond Rights

SPI International and global content distributor Beyond Rights Limited have concluded a content acquisition deal which renders seven documentaries, that amount to a total of 23 hours of programming, available for broadcast on SPI’s linear and digital brand assets worldwide. Other platforms will also be able to air the content in their SPI branded corners. […]

October 27, 2020