SPI/FilmBox and GibFibre Bring Seven of SPI’s Thematic Channels to Gibraltar
SPI/FilmBox and GibFibre have partnered to bring FilmBox Arthouse, DocuBox, Gametoon and more from SPI’s diverse suite of channels to viewers in Gibraltar
SPI/FilmBox and communications provider GibFibre have announced that their newly minted agreement will make seven of SPI’s versatile channels available to GibFibre subscribers in Gibraltar. The channels will be available in GibFibre’s Super and Ultimate packages.
“We are excited to start our partnership with GibFibre and can’t wait to introduce SPI’s world of great entertainment to viewers in Gibraltar, through a selection of globally sought-after channels like DocuBox, Fast&FunBox, FightBox and Gametoon, that cater to a multitude of tastes,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at SPI International. “We always like to support new players to any market and are very happy to add such a strong boutique of channels from launch to support their future success,” added Twiss.
Channels included in the deal are: SPI’s adeptly curated arthouse movie channel FilmBox Arthouse, which brings world cinema classics from iconic directors such as Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Fellini and many others to cinema lovers. Gametoon HD which is dedicated to gaming content created by true gaming and esports enthusiasts; FightBox HD broadcasts some of the most electrifying combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world; Fast&FunBox HD offers action-packed programming dedicated to adrenaline sports; DocuBox HD delivers a collection of award-winning documentaries about different cultures and the wonders of our world; FashionBox provides highly entertaining content on fashion trends and all things style, and 360 TuneBox presents new music every week with today’s emerging artists.
“We are pleased to announce our partnership with SPI International to deliver premium TV content in Gibraltar. This strategic decision highlights our intention to improve our service offering, cement Gibfibre’ standing in Gibraltar and work towards a triple play service offering,” said Kevin Alvarez, Director of Operations at GibFibre.
About SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 42 television channels on six continents. FilmBox being its flagship channel, SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. Working with over 700 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 65 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. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in the Netherlands, including four movie channels and digital services.
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.
GibFibre Ltd is Gibraltar’s fastest growing telecommunications company. Born as part of AJ Sheriff Electrical Ltd which have been operating in Gibraltar for over 90 years, GibFibre provides telecommunications services for domestic and business users via their privately owned FTTH infrastructure. They offer broadband, fixed tel and TV services to their residential customers and provide carrier grade services to business and enterprise clients.