Alchimie to Distribute FightBox HD In Its OTT Service ‘Watch It’
The expanded agreement will allow the OTT platform Watch It to carry the SPI/FilmBox channel FightBox HD in Switzerland and Austria. Watch It subscribers in both countries will be able to enjoy FightBox HD on any device such as mobile, tablets, computers and Smart TV sets.
Alchimie/Watch It subscribers in Switzerland and Austria will have access to some of the most exciting combat sports programs worldwide. FightBox HD delivers live broadcast of some of the most electrifying live events such as KOK World Series and RXF MMA Championship, and MFC Makowski Fighting Championship
“We are proud to announce that our expanded agreement which currently includes France, the UK, Germany, Spain and Belgium, will now bring FightBox HD to Switzerland and Austria. Alchimie understands the power of live sports and exclusive coverage such as King of Kings and now even more Watch It subscribers will enjoy some of the most competitive and exciting live events and mixed martial arts coverage programs all over the world,” said Georgina Twiss Managing Director Western Europe & Africa at SPI International.
“Mixed Martial Arts has significantly increased in popularity over recent years, and there is a real demand for high quality OTT international MMA programming. SPI’s FightBox content shows all aspects of this discipline, from training to live events. Alchimie is very pleased to be able to bring MMA and other combat sports on FightBox to our Swiss and Austrian subscribers via our streaming service Watch It”, said Timothee Vidal, Chief Entertainment and Distribution Officer at Alchimie.
FightBox HD is a unique worldwide channel presenting a compilation of the finest combat and martial art sports from around the world all on one channel. It brings the best live events of the most exciting fights worldwide. FightBox HD is a true guide to all styles of martial arts for all those who like to watch and learn.
About SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 36 television channels on six continents. SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world, FilmBox being its flagship channel. Working with over 1,400 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 55 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox channels on any Internet-connected device via major global streaming media players as well as local OTT providers.
For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading distributor of theatrical films and television programming in the international market. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand. www.spiintl.com
Alchimie has changed the world of multimedia entertainment with its expertise in content distribution and monetization. The company has a sizeable library of 17,000 hours of content, and partners with content creators and producers from all over Europe to drive fair remuneration through distribution via Alchimie’s portfolio of 150 subscription OTT channels across four languages. Whether TV programs, video or games, Alchimie provides access to over 30 digital distribution platforms inc. Google, Amazon, Apple, Samsung, Telecom Operators, via it’s channels and popular Watch It! platform. Channels are actively and dynamically promoted by Alchimie to gain high visibility for both the content and channels, and to attract new subscribers. Alchimie’s channels include, Humanity, FightClub, Stingray Karaoke, Big Name, Speed & Race, Moods and Okidoki With offices in France, Germany and Australia, Alchimie employs over 100 people and now operates in more than 10 countries. It collaborates with more than 200+ rights owners and its range of channels across different platforms attract up to 2 million unique visitors each month www.alchimie.com
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