SPI International’s FilmBox Premium Now Available on Telekom Romania
SPI/FilmBox and Telekom Romania expand their partnership to include SPI’s flagship premium movie channel, FilmBox Premium. The channel is now available to subscribers across all of Telekom Romania’s distribution networks
SPI/FilmBox and Telekom Romania have inked a distribution deal to launch SPI’s flagship premium movie channel, FilmBox Premium, in Romania. FilmBox Premium, which broadcasts more than 300 premiere titles every year, will be available to subscribers across all of Telekom Romania’s distribution networks via DTH, IPTV and DVBC technologies.
“We are delighted to be able to enhance the at-home movie watching experience for the Romanian audience through our partnership with one of the major players in the region, Telekom Romania,” said Tamas Fülöp, Regional Director of Operations at SPI International. “Through this deal, movie lovers of all ages will get to enjoy hundreds of hours of critically-acclaimed movies featuring world-famous stars on FilmBox Premium,” continued Fülöp.
FilmBox Premium is SPI/FilmBox’s flagship premium movie channel and broadcasts the newest blockbusters, award-winning world cinema movies, and famous Hollywood features with the most popular stars.
Channel highlights for the month include; Ghost in the Shell, based on the comic of the same name and starring Academy-Award nominee Scarlett Johansson; sci-fi drama The Circle featuring Emma Watson and Academy-Award winner Tom Hanks; and a slate of award-winning movies such as; Star Trek Beyond, The Secret in Their Eyes and The Ghost Writer.
“FilmBox Premium is one of the top movie channels and we are happy that we have included it in our grid and we are now able to offer our customers movies that they will definetely enjoy. SPI International and Telekom Romania have built a solid partnership over the years, which helps us keep our customers satisfied and always looking forward to new, high quality content” said Andreas Elsner, Chief Commercial Officer, Residential Segment, Telekom Romania.
Telekom Romania already carries three channels from the expansive SPI/FilmBox portfolio, including the rapidly-growing, premium Turkish drama channel, Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), which now reaches 5 million homes in 14 countries. The other channels offered through the operator’s platforms are DocuBox; which broadcasts a collection of award-winning documentaries about different cultures and the wonders of our world, and FightBox, which delivers electrifying combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world.
About SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 40 television channels on six continents. FilmBox being its flagship channel, SPI is one of the biggest aggregators of native Ultra HD content in the world. Working with over 1,400 operators worldwide, SPI uses state of the art technology providing its 65 million subscribers with access to SPI’s linear and on-demand content including live streaming of UHD programming and FilmBox channels on any Internet-connected device via major global streaming media players as well as local OTT providers. SPI recently added to its portfolio Film1 premium movie services in the Netherlands, including four movie channels and digital services.
For over 25 years, SPI International has been a leading distributor 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 Telekom Romania
Telekom Romania is a dynamic brand, offering fixed and mobile innovative communication services to a broad customer community.
The company’s solutions open a world of infinite opportunities to share the beauty of life together with families, friends, partners, colleagues and other citizens. Telekom’s mission is to enrich people’s lives, by offering them fixed and mobile integrated services, latest technologies like 4G, optical fibre, as well as Internet TV which brings users a new entertainment experience, with access to exclusive and quality content, on all screens, and advanced interactive features. Telekom Romania is the trusted partner for companies, providing them with complete communications and IT&C solutions. Telekom’s network is bringing together people, machines and content, connecting them for a better, safer, simpler future.
Telekom is a brand pertaining to Deutsche Telekom, one of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies.