SPI / FILMBOX Renews Distribution Deal with FilmOn TV, Adds Gametoon Channel
Global TV operator SPI International/FILMBOX announced today it has renewed its distribution agreement with FilmOn TV, part of the FOTV/Hologram USA group of companies. FilmOn will continue to carry several international thematic channels from the SPI’s portfolio including: FightBox HD, DocuBox HD, FashionBox HD, Fast&FunBox HD, 360TuneBox. In addition, the bundle of channels now includes Gametoon.
Gametoon is a worldwide entertainment TV channel for millennials revolving around gaming and eSports. The channel gives its viewers a unique opportunity to play games on their mobile devices and share scores along with avatars on air. Gametoon features game reviews, eSports tournaments, viral content fueld with best of the Web, and much more.
The renewed SPI channels on FilmOn.com include two sports channels, with FightBox HD featuring live MMA and kickboxing events and Fast&FunBox HD devoted to adventure sports, car racing, motorcross, sailing, etc. Also continuing on FilmOn: DocuBox HD presents documentary films and series about nature, science and human civilization; FashionBox HD, with up to date coverage of fashion trends, is world’s first fashion network presenting exclusively native HD programming; and 360TuneBox, which caters to young urban audiences interested in discovering independent music artists and the art of video.
“We are very pleased to continue our relationship with FilmOnTV Networks. FilmOn Live TV makes it possible for our channels to gain new digital viewers,” says Stacey Sobel, SPI International’s executive VP.
“SPI/FILMBOX is a recognized leader in supplying top quality international movies and television,” said Kim Hurwitz, Chief Content Officer of FOTV Media. “The channels have been favorites of our discerning audience, and we’re excited to add the eSports channel Gametoon to the mix.”