SPI International’s FilmBox Launches with DELTA and Caiway in the Netherlands
SPI International’s FilmBox is available to Caiway and DELTA subscribers in the Netherlands starting September 1st 2021
In a move that marks the expansion of SPI’s FilmBox brand in the Netherlands, the global media company announces the launch of FilmBox with the Dutch telecommunications provider DELTA Fiber. Starting September 1st 2021, Caiway subscribers can access FilmBox at channel 22 and DELTA subscribers at channel 34 in the regular channel packages.
“We are excited to provide our viewers in the Netherlands with our curated selection of movies and series on FilmBox and proud to add DELTA Fiber as the second leading operator to our list of distributors - having launched on Canal Digitaal already,” commented Jeroen Bergman, General Manager, Film1 and FilmBox Netherlands.
FilmBox delivers a compelling slate of Hollywood movies, favorite evergreens and popular series to over 30 million households globally. Content highlights for the month of September include: Academy Award-winning historical drama ZERO DARK THIRTY; crime drama TERMINAL (2018) starring Academy Award-nominated Margot Robbie and comedy EVERYBODY WANTS SOME (2016) directed by the Academy Award-nominated director Richard Linklater.
SPI International has been active in the Dutch pay-tv market with their thematic brands, and more recently with the premium movie services brand Film1, which operates four linear channels and on-demand services in the region. DELTA Fiber brands currently carry all four Film1 channels and Film1 VOD content.
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 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 market. SPI’s solid alliances with major license suppliers provide compelling content, with strong recognition and high demand.
About DELTA Fiber
DELTA Fiber is one of the fastest growing fiber companies in the Netherlands. About 900,000 addresses throughout the Netherlands are already connected to the DELTA Fiber network, with around 20,000 new connections being added every month. DELTA Fiber's ambition is to provide as many households and companies as possible with access to fast internet. And to grow to 2 million connections by 2025.
DELTA Fiber is owned by the Swedish investment company EQT. Under the DELTA and Caiway brands, the company provides internet at gigabit speeds, interactive TV and fixed and mobile telephony to both consumers and businesses. More than a thousand employees work at DELTA Fiber.