SPI International Extends Distribution Deal with Swisscom blue TV for FunBox UHD
Global media company SPI/FilmBox announces the extension of the distribution deal with Switzerland's leading telecoms company Swisscom for SPI’s 4K/UHD lifestyle channel, FunBox UHD, which features hundreds of hours of visually groundbreaking ultra-high-definition programming on culture, travel, lifestyle, art, music and more. The channel will continue to be available via Swisscom’s blue TV service with German and English language options.
“We are delighted to continue delivering UHD quality entertainment through FunBox UHD to blue TV subscribers and excited to continue delivering on our promise to key partners like Swisscom with great entertainment value,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa at SPI International.
FunBox UHD presents 100% premium native UHD programming dedicated to entertainment and lifestyle acquired from top producers and distributors around the globe.
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.