FilmBox extends cooperation agreement with Antenna Hungária
SPI / FilmBox Hungary and Antenna Hungária decided to extend their long-term cooperation contract. The two companies have been working together since 2014. Due to the successful collaboration, the firms have signed for two more years FilmBox Basic and FilmBox Premium will be available until 30 September 2020 in MinDig TV Extra subscription packages of Antenna Hungária. In addition, internet-based service, FilmBox Live, is also reachable at the service provider.
‘Our partnership with Antenna Hungária has proven successful which is why after a common agreement; we decided to continue with it. We are delighted to know that we are able to provide interesting channels and programming offers to our viewers in this platform even in the future’, commented Tamás Fülöp, Managing Director of SPI/FilmBox for Central and Eastern Europe.
FilmBox is operated by SPI International, which has been a key player in the independent film market for nearly twenty years. SPI International operates thirty-five channels in six continents and currently, six channels are available in Hungary. FilmBox and FilmBox Plus channels are in the basic packages, while FilmBox Extra HD, FilmBox Premium, FilmBox Plus, and FilmBox Family are accessible in pay-tv concept. Each channel has its own program offering and viewers can enjoy a variety of content all day without commercial breaks.
The two most well known digital television services of Antenna Hungária are MinDig TV and MinDig TV Extra. MinDig TV provides 12 free-of-charge channels, some of them in HD quality, without the need for subscription, loyalty agreement or making any contracts. MinDigTV Extra, with an excellent price-performance ratio, also offers thematic packages apart from the Basic and Family ones.
AH launched its new brand, OTT (Over-The-Top), in the autumn of 2017, the first element of which was mindiGO TV, available with MinDig TV Extra subscription, providing 43 channels and the possibility of multi-screen viewing. The sport-related content service mindiGO Sport was also released which is accessible on several platforms with a broadband Internet connection, providing linear and non-linear media services. Outside of the 12 channels and the non-linear services, mindiGO Sport provides contents with special functions, news, daily video reports; and its feature, ’second screen’, ensures additional information and probability of making comments.