FUNBOX 4K/UHD debuts in Romania

SPI International / FILMBOX Channel Group has recently launched FUNBOX 4K/UHD channel on INES IPTV platform in Romania.

FUNBOX 4K/UHD was launched last week becoming the first premium TV channel in 4K/UHD standard in the country. FUNBOX 4K/UHD features compelling prime time programming such as LA BOHEME – a cinematic opera captured in UHD and THE SEA CHEF – a documentary series hosted by Ángel León, a two-Michelin starred chef who goes for authentic sea flavor all over the coast of Spain. FUNBOX 4K/UHD also airs native UHD documentaries on nature, wildlife, human civilization, music videos, sports and arts/culture content.  

FunBox UHD Ultra HD

With FUNBOX 4K/UHD, the audience may enjoy more nuance and detail, exceptional contrast dynamics and extended colors - the best TV experience possible today.  FUNBOX 4K/UHD is now available to INES IPTV clients through the most advanced access technology known as Gigabit Passive Optical Networks – GPON.
"We are very glad to have introduced our UHD channel on Ines platform," says Berk Uziyel, executive director for SPI International / FILMBOX. "It is important for us to expand our UHD distribution footprint into new markets such us Romania following our recent launches in Portugal, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Turkey," Mr. Uziyel added.

"4K/UHD is the most innovative TV technology, now available in our country through INES Group. We are permanently focused on the technological evolution to offer our clients a different experience, to make a difference from all the offers on the market. If in 2005 we were launching the first IPTV service in the market, now it is the time to take this service to the next level – the first 4k/UHD channel,declared Catalin Cuturelea – Operations Director, INES GROUP.

SPI International is a member of the UHD Alliance, the inter-industry group charged with fostering the Ultra HD ecosystem and promoting the benefits of Ultra HD entertainment technology. 

INES GROUP the biggest independent telecommunication operator in Bucharest, offering B2B and B2C services. For business segment, INES group offers services like dedicated access through optic fiber, IT&C services, fix telephony, Data Center services (equipment colocation, virtual private servers, dedicated servers etc) and integrated IT&C projects.
For the residential segment, INES offers the first and most performant IPTV service in Romania – IP television through optic fiber, offering the highest number of TV channels on the market and for the first time in Romania the first 4K/UHD channel – as part of the INES IPTV package along with broadband and fix line services.