SPI/FILMBOX channels now available on WhereverTV in US with multiple language options
Global media company SPI International/FILMBOX has recently launched ten international TV channels on WhereverTV which delivers OTT subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, tablets, PCs, streaming media players, computers and connected TVs.
Based on the distribution deal signed by SPI and WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp., the OTT provider is adding all channels from SPI’s worldwide TV portfolio including several featuring multiple language options: FilmBox Art House – an independent movie channel featuring world cinema classics (in English, Spanish, Russian and Polish), FightBox – a 24/7 martial arts channel (in English, Spanish, Russian and Polish), DocuBox – a network presenting documentaries on wild life, travel, history and science (in English, Spanish and Russian); FashionBox – a native HD fashion channel; Fast&FunBox with adrenaline and adventure sports, 360TuneBox – a music channel with independent and breakthrough videos as well as Gametoon – a new, interactive eSports channel for millennials. The line-up also features FilmBox Russia for Russian speaking viewers and two channels broadcast in Polish: Kino Polska International and Kino Polska Muzyka.
WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world. WhereverTV’s channels are broadcast securely over the Internet and channel management is handled by the company's patented Interactive Program Guide (IPG) technology.
“We are excited to make our channels available on WhereverTV and to team up with this innovative streaming platform to provide diverse types of programming to both ethnic and general audiences,” says Stacey Sobel, executive VP of SPI International.
“WhereverTV is transitioning from a development to operational company and in doing so we have refined our 2018 business model,” said Edward D. Ciofani, CEO. “Our business model calls for content acquisition from around the world, exclusive content development, Major Marketing Alliances, similar to the announced Google Chromecast for Latin America and major marketing initiatives including social media marketing. We are pleased to kick off the New Year with our first new content deal with SPI International/FILMBOX. “There are a lot of content providers (channel providers) around the world that offer a uniquely diversified perspective of cultures, travel and lifestyle content. SPI International/FILMBOX is one of those unique companies that I believe our customers, if they haven’t already, will gravitate too!” Edward D. Ciofani, CEO went on to say.