SPI's FILMBOX channels get new viewers in Africa
SPI International / FILMBOX Channels Group launched its usual “8 channel pack” on Zip TV, a new IPTV platform in Africa, according to an agreement which the global TV operator signed with Broadband Home Ltd.
The pack is comprised of eight movie and thematic channels: FilmBox, FilmBox Art House, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, FashionBox, DocuBox, 360TuneBox and Gametoon.
With the launch of the FilmBox brand channels Zip TV subscribers shall enjoy a variety of rich programming including some of the popular BBC dramas and ITV’s fantasy series Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands.
True fans of world cinema will enjoy watching the masterpieces by such prominent directors as Kurosawa, Fellini or Hitchcock in addition to the award-winning festival movies presented on FilmBox Art House, an international film channel which received the EUTELSAT TV Award in the Best Cinema category.
Fight sports lovers will get a full doze of international martial arts content as well as live MMA and kickboxing events on FightBox HD. Another sports channel in the bouquet is Fast&FunBox HD, offering an action-packed, adrenaline-pumping medley of extreme sports, from car racing and motocross to snowboarding and skateboarding. DocuBox HD brings the best documentary films covering nature, science, culture and human civilization. FashionBox HD channel is devoted to fashion and shopping. The subscribers in Ghana will also have access to 360 Tune Box HD, a music channel presenting independent, breakthrough artists and the art of music video from all over the world. Last but not least is Gametoon, a newly launched channel with interactive gaming/second screen gaming, gamereviews, tournaments esports and viral content.
SPI International / Filmbox International, a leading supplier of theatrical films and television programming in the international market continue to expand in Africa. SPI’s channels are currently carried by numerous DTH platforms, cable networks and IPTVs throughout the continent.
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