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Thema America, SPI International LatAm distribution deal

Thema America, a Canal+ group company, has reached a strategic agreement with SPI International for representation and distribution of its channels in Latin America. The agreement is part of Canal+’s global expansion plans and comes as a result of the purchase and definitive acquisition of SPI International in 2023. The alliance will allow Thema America […]

January 23, 2024

Maghreb TV+ pack in Spain on Tivify

 THEMA, a Canal+ company, in partnership with Tivify platform, has announced the launch of a suite of nine premium Moroccan TV channels bundled into a single package created and assembled by THEMA for the first time in Spain, Maghreb TV+.For an additional monthly cost of €3.99, Tivify users and the Moroccan community living in Spain […]

September 8, 2023

Eazie TV launches suite of THEMA channels

THEMA, a Canal+ company, has announced that five of its thematic channels are now available on Eazie TV in Singapore. Eazie TV users now have access to the best of classical music, ballet and opera on Mezzo Live as well as to the ultimate Live concert video experience of best-selling artists in all popular genres on Qello Concerts by Stingray. They […]

August 4, 2023

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

IBC launches 2023 Innovation and Social Impact Awards

IBC is preparing to honour the highest achievements in innovation and social impact with the launch of its prestigious IBC2023 Awards. Nominations are now open for the free-to-enter IBC Innovation Awards and Social Impact Awards, with all parts of the industry invited to put forward entries for projects and programmes. The IBC Innovation Awards recognise […]

May 4, 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

5 new channels for Le Bouquet Maghreb

THEMA, a subsidiary of Canal+ International, has announced the launch of the TV channels: El Hiwar Ettounsi, Dizi, Sky News Arabia, Al Araby 2 and Syria TV, in Le Bouquet Maghreb – THEMA’s package of TV channels and programmes designed for the Arabic-speaking diasporas, available at all major TV operators in France. • El Hiwar […]

March 27, 2023

THEMA expands in Japan with Rakuten

THEMA, a Canal+ Group company, has expanded its distribution activity in Japan with the launch of Vivaldi FAST TV-channel via R Channel, a linear streaming service operated by Rakuten Group The classical music channel is now available to users across the R Channel platform. After several recent new  APAC deals by THEMA in Thailand, India, Hong […]

February 8, 2023

THEMA announce new launches in Spain

THEMA, a Canal+ Group company, has announced multiple launches of its FAST TV-channel – Vive Kanal D Drama – in Spain. In January the channel became available on 2 platforms – Rakuten TV and Orange TV – and more deals are coming soon. At the same time with the Orange TV launch, the channel has […]

February 7, 2023

ROK channel launches on Freeview

THEMA, a Canal+ Group company, in partnership with Global Distribution Services and Synapse TV, has launched the ROK channel on Freeview Connect (Channel 280). ROK delivers Nollywood content with stories from the heart of Africa and is the first FAST channel from the THEMA/Canal+ Group to launch on Freeview in the UK.  The ROK Freeview […]

November 30, 2022