SPI/FilmBox’s Filmstream Now Available on Samsung TV Plus Mobile in the UK

SPI/FilmBox announced that Filmstream will be available to stream on select mobile devices with the launch of the Samsung TV Plus mobile app in the UK

SPI/FilmBox’s new ad-based digital product Filmstream continues to reach new users in the UK with the recent rollout of Samsung TV Plus mobile app in the region. Starting in April 2021, Filmstream, which offers a wide range of independent and classic movies, will be available on the Samsung TV Plus app for select Samsung Galaxy device users.

“More and more consumers are turning to their mobile devices for entertainment, which provides them with instant access to quality content. It is our pleasure to bring some of the best world cinema movies and critically-acclaimed feature films with Filmstream to Samsung mobile device users in the UK,” commented Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International.

Samsung recently announced the launch of their Samsung TV Plus mobile app in the UK, available free of charge on the Galaxy Store and Google Play for select Galaxy device users running Android O OS or higher. Starting April 2021, users of select Galaxy devices will be able to access Filmstream content via the Samsung TV Plus mobile app which offers 100% free ad-supported content spanning news, sports, entertainment, movies and more.

Filmstream’s current catalogue includes independent world cinema gems and classic movies from iconic directors such as Hitchcock, Kurosawa, Fellini and many others. Filmstream plans to expand its line-up with Hollywood blockbusters and popular hits in the future.

SPI’s Filmstream recently launched in India on Samsung TV Plus and is currently available to stream on select Samsung Smart TVs in the UK, India and Australia with more launches to be announced soon.

About SPI International

SPI International/FilmBox is a global media company operating a diverse portfolio of 42 television 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 TV Plus:

Samsung TV Plus comes pre-installed on all 2016-2021 Smart TVs and is now available on select Galaxy mobiles and tablets. Download the app from Google Play or Galaxy Store and get instant access to top news, sports, entertainment, and more anywhere, anytime. It’s 100% free and doesn’t require any credit cards, sign-ups or subscriptions.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

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