SPI/FilmBox and M SAT Cable Ink Distribution Deal for FilmBox Extra and More

SPI/FilmBox makes premium movie brands FilmBox and more available to M SAT Cable subscribers in Bulgaria on the provider’s cable and IPTV platforms. 

SPI International brands continue to reach more households in Bulgaria through new strategic partnerships with industry leaders. The global media company has inked a new deal with Bulgarian cable TV operator M SAT Cable for 11 products from its portfolio including premium movie brands FilmBox Extra and FilmBox Stars and other brands that broadcast thematic programming such as DocuBox, Gametoon and FashionBox. These will be available to all M SAT Cable subscribers on both the provider’s linear service and their recently launched IPTV service, M SAT Cable PRO.

“It gives us great pleasure to provide additional windows of curated content to help expand the entertainment offerings of our partner M SAT with this brand-new deal,” commented Murat Muratoglu, Head of Distribution at SPI International. “We are delighted to be able to bring programming that’s relevant to all kinds of different tastes and needs; ranging from movies and series to content devoted to sports, documentaries, lifestyle and more,” added Muratoglu.

SPI’s FilmBox Extra offers a great selection of blockbuster hits and award-winning movies featuring world famous stars. FilmBox Stars and FilmBox present Hollywood movies, favorite evergreens, and popular series and broadcast hundreds of premiere titles every year.

The deal also includes: FilmBox Arthouse which brings world cinema classics from iconic directors such as Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Fellini and many others to cinema lovers; FunBox UHD presents 100% premium native UHD programming dedicated to entertainment and lifestyle programming; Gametoon which is dedicated gaming content created by true gaming and esports enthusiasts; FightBox broadcasts some of the most electrifying combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world; Fast&FunBox offers action-packed programming dedicated to adrenaline sports; DocuBox 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.


About SPI International

SPI International/FilmBox is a global media company operating a diverse portfolio of 42 linear channels and digital services on six continents. FilmBox being its flagship movie service, 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 90 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on-demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox service on any internet-connected device via major global streaming players as well as local OTT providers. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in The Netherlands, including four linear offers and an on-demand service. 

For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading supplier 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.


About M SAT Cable

M SAT Cable EAD is one of the first cable operators in Bulgaria. To date, it is one of the largest operators nationally and the largest in Northeastern Bulgaria with points of presence in Varna, the resorts - Golden Sands, St. St. Constantine and Elena, Chaika, Kranevo, Aksakovo , Balchik, Kavarna, Shabla, Ruse, and Nova Zagora. The company has a high-tech optical network, which allows it to offer a wide range of high quality services.

M SAT CABLE EAD uses a new generation digital platform. MDIGITAL digital television is based on state-of-the-art technological development of a world leader in the field of telecommunications.

In 2020, M SAT Cable EAD invested and implemented a state-of-the-art IPTV platform for providing interactive television - MSAT Pro, with 190 channels, 50 of which HD and lots of interactive functions.

Under the brand name - MNET, the company specializes in the design, construction and operation of networks, high-speed data transmission and Internet access, through which MSAT Cable is established in the telecommunications market. This allows MSAT Cable to offer a full range of technological solutions and services such as high-speed Internet, MAN, VPN solutions and other integrated telecommunications services. The quality of the provided services is guaranteed with a high degree of reliability as a result of double reserved connections through the support network of M SAT Cable EAD, built and separated into optical rings, ensuring continuity and redundancy of information.