SPI/FilmBox Launches Dizi with Mitele Plus in Spain
SPI/FilmBox has struck a deal with streaming service Mitele Plus for its premium drama hub Dizi. Dizi content will be offered via a branded corner in the platform to viewers in Spain and Andorra
In a move that reinforces Dizi’s expansion into the Spanish market, SPI/FilmBox and Mediaset España’s streaming service Mitele Plus, announce that they have signed a distribution agreement to bring SPI’s premium drama brand Dizi to Spain and Andorra. The deal will make hundreds of hours of riveting Turkish drama series available with Spanish dubbing to Mitele Plus subscribers via the Dizi branded corner.
“Dizi has achieved remarkable success globally since its launch, which reflects our commitment to always providing a good story to our audiences through our brand,” said Berk Uziyel, CEO at SPI International. “Through our partnership with Mitele Plus subscribers can enjoy some of the most unique and critically-acclaimed drama series with 100% Spanish dubbing,” added Uziyel.
Established in April 2019, Dizi reaches millions of households worldwide, available in 50 countries and counting, including Western European countries like Luxembourg, Switzerland and more recently Portugal. With an award-winning slate of globally acclaimed Turkish drama series, the Dizi content highlights available for Mitele Plus subscribers include popular series like 20 Minutes, The Red Scarf, Heart of the City, Karadayi, Kurt Seyit and Shura, The End, the hit global sensation Ezel and International Emmy Award-nominated Black Money Love.
About Mitele Plus
Mitele PLUS, exclusive content from Spain’s premier audio-visual group
Mitele PLUS is Mediaset España's premium television platform. For more than a decade, Mediaset España has been the undisputed leader of the Spanish audio-visual market by linear and digital viewer numbers and Spain's largest original content creator. In addition to the content available on Mitele – Mediaset España's open digital platform which offers the group's full catalogue of live content and on-demand entertainment, fiction, sports and news – Mitele PLUS offers exclusive content, sneak previews and special events to subscribers only.
Its exclusive package features live original productions such as “Sobreviviré” (I Will Survive) hosted Monday through Thursday by journalist Nagore Robles; “Secret Story” with an exclusive 24-hour channel providing advance broadcasts of daily recaps and Sunday shows; “La última tentación” (The Last Temptation) and “Got Talent” with a sneak preview the day before the general broadcast. The service also offers an extensive package of international fiction titles delivered for viewing in advance of their free-to-air broadcasting, featuring content such as “Nina, a different nurse”; Spanish series like “Señoras del (h)AMPA” (Dangerous Moms) and famous Turkish TV shows such as “Love is in the air”, “Omer: Stolen Dreams”, “My Home, My Destiny”, “Our Story”, “Surprise Marriage”, “Sweet Revenge”, “My Sweet Lie”, “Room Number 309”, “Erkenci Kus”, “Dolunay”, “Don't Let Go”, “Hidden Truths", “Love for Rent”, “Kara Sevda”, “Sühan”, “Icerde”, “Stiletto vendetta” and 'Total Divas', to name just a few.
The service recently launched the movie channel Acontra+, with an extensive opening catalogue of 240 national and international full-length features spanning various genres, classic and modern, with the option to watch them dubbed or in original version with subtitles. In sport, the platform offers all the sports content broadcast by Mediaset España free-to-air in addition to the combat sports channel, “Fight Sports”. Mitele PLUS tops off its offering for “Mitele Club” subscribers with special events starring well-known Mediaset España presenters and personalities.
About SPI INTERNATIONAL:
SPI INTERNATIONAL 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 was founded 28 years ago and has extensive experience in the TV and broadcasting industry. The company operates multiple free-to-air and pay-TV channels in CEE, Western Europe, CIS and Ex-Yugo regions including key European markets such as Poland, Czechia, Romania, Serbia, the Netherlands and Russia. SPI is one of the premier movie service providers in the countries where it operates, with FilmBox being its flagship movie service. 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.
SPI’s brands reach millions of households through operators, partner platforms and SPI’s own digital products globally. Working with over 700 operators worldwide, SPI uses cutting-edge technology providing its subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on-demand content and FilmBox+ service that has over one million subscribers. The company recently launched a new digital service, Dizi, a state-of-the-art aggregator of the best Turkish series worldwide. SPI also owns and operates the brand assets of Film1 premium movie services in The Netherlands, including four linear channels 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 markets. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand.