SPI International Brings Two New FilmBox Channels to the Middle East with Etisalat

FilmBox Action and FilmBox Family are available to Etisalat subscribers as of October 1st marking the debut of the channels in the Middle East   

SPI/FilmBox and Emirates-based telecommunications company Etisalat have inked a strategic agreement to introduce the two new specialized FilmBox channels to subscribers in the Middle East. FilmBox Action and FilmBox Family will be available starting October 1st on channels 654 and 655, respectively.

“We are excited to expand on our agreement with our long-standing partner Etisalat with the launch of two sought-after FilmBox channels in the region,” commented Murat Muratoglu, Head of Distribution at SPI International. “Now, subscribers will be able to enjoy a large spectrum of content from SPI that covers popular Turkish series, esports content, family-oriented movies, and Hollywood’s best action features,” added Muratoglu.

FilmBox Action offers non-stop action entertainment with a slate of adrenaline-pumping thrillers, Westerns, horror, sci-fi, and disaster films starring masters of action cinema such as Bruce Willis, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Steven Seagal, Jet Li, Jackie Chan, and many others. FilmBox Family presents popular TV series, family movies, cartoons, and educational programming geared toward general audiences, providing entertainment for the whole family.

Other SPI channels that are currently available to Etisalat subscribers are the Turkish series hub Dizi channel in the basic package on channel 156 and Gametoon in the Sports package on channel 771.

SPI INTERNATIONAL (a CANAL+ company) is a global media company operating 62 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, Asia 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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