SPI/FilmBox and Glo-TV Launch a Portfolio of Nine Channels in Nigeria

SPI/FilmBox and Globacom, one of the fastest growing telecommunications companies in sub-Saharan Africa, bring nine channels from the SPI portfolio to Nigeria with Glo-TV, an innovative TV streaming service on Android, iOS apps and web for watching live linear TV, VOD and catch-up content. As of 1 May 2022, Glo-TV subscribers can access FilmBox Africa and FilmBox Action for movies, SPI’s drama hub Dizi for the best Turkish drama series in addition to DocuBoxFashionBoxFast&FunBoxFightBoxGametoon and 360 TuneBox for a wide range of thematic programming.

“It is great to join Glo-TV’s offering which has been well received in Nigeria, a key market for us and one where I’m sure our channels will flourish.  It’s always satisfying to make quality content more accessible in Africa in collaboration with innovative, new players in the region such as Glo-TV,” commented Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International.

The deal includes SPI’s FilmBox Africa and FilmBox Action which broadcasts the best Hollywood features and action-packed movies, SPI’s popular drama hub Dizi along with the following thematic propositions: DocuBox which broadcasts 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, Fast&FunBox offers action-packed programming dedicated to adrenaline sports; FightBox broadcasts some of the most electrifying combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world; Gametoon which is dedicated to gaming content created by true gaming and esports enthusiasts and 360 TuneBox presents new music every week with today’s emerging artists.

Customers can sign up with Glo-TV and get access to some of the best content in Africa and around the world. Subscriptions range from N150 to N3200 for 3-Day to 30-Day packs, respectively.
SPI INTERNATIONAL (a CANAL+ company) is a global media company operating 42 TV channels, multiple digital products across six continents, and a major player in content distribution and broadcasting worldwide. SPI operates multiple free-to-air and pay-TV channels in CEE, Western Europe, CIS and Adria regions including key European markets such as Poland, Czechia, Romania, Serbia and the Netherlands. SPI Group owns a suite of legacy brands that have become household names such as FilmBox, Film1, Kino Polska, Stopklatka, Dizi along with different thematic channels and streaming services, including FilmBox+.  Working with over 700 operators worldwide, SPI uses cutting-edge technology providing its subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on-demand content. For over 25 years, SPI INTERNATIONAL has been a leading supplier of theatrical films and television programming in the international markets. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand. www.spiintl.com

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