SPI International’s Timeless Dizi Channel (TDC) Launches in Switzerland with SALT
SPI/FilmBox and SALT expand their channel distribution deal to include SPI’s global Turkish drama channel Timeless Dizi Channel (TDC). Starting December 1st, SALT subscribers will be able to access the channel in their basic package.
SPI/FilmBox and Swiss telecommunications provider SALT announce that they have partnered to bring SPI’s global Turkish drama channel Timeless Dizi Channel (TDC) to Switzerland. Starting on December 1st, the channel will be offered in the primary basic package. Viewers can watch the channel in the original Turkish version with English subtitles, or with Arabic dubbing.
“Turkish series or Dizi has quickly become a genre of its own, achieving remarkable success globally over the last 10 years with big stories that cross boundaries, popular actors, and beautiful landmarks,” said Georgina Twiss, MD of Western Europe and Africa. “It is our great pleasure to bring these sweeping epics to Switzerland with Timeless Dizi Channel and to introduce the gripping world of Turkish drama to the Swiss audience via our longtime partners SALT,” added Twiss.
Established in April 2019, TDC currently reaches 25 million households worldwide in 81 countries rapidly growing its presence globally with recent launches in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. The channel was first launched in Luxembourg in Western Europe and continues to expand its footprint across the continent with more deals to come in Portugal, Germany and Spain. With over 600 hours of fresh content including globally acclaimed dizis, the current channel highlights include: International Emmy Award winning Endless Love, Stiletto Vendetta, Karadayi, Black Money Love, 20 Minutes, Kurt Seyit & Shura, Red Scarf and The End. The channel also brings three unique and exclusive series to international screens for the first time: Moms and Mothers, Five Brothers and The 8th Day.
In addition to TDC, SALT carries four other channels from the expansive SPI/FilmBox portfolio: Gametoon which is dedicated to gaming content created by true gaming and esports enthusiasts; FightBox broadcasts some of the most electrifying combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world; Fast&FunBox offers action-packed programming dedicated to adrenaline sports; and FunBox UHD, the first worldwide native 4K/UHD TV channel that presents 100% premium native UHD programming dedicated to entertainment and lifestyle programming acquired from top producers and distributors around the globe.
About SPI International
SPI International is a global media company operating 42 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 700 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.
Salt is a Swiss telecommunications provider which owns and operates an extensive, high-quality mobile telecommunications network. With Start, Basic, Swiss, Europe, World, Young and Surf, Salt offers a comprehensive portfolio of personal, straightforward and efficient mobile flat rate subscriptions. At up to 1 Gbps and no extra costs, Salt customers can surf on the fastest available internet connection (4G+) – without any speed limitation. Salt’s ultra-fast 4G+ network covers over 55% of the Swiss population and its 4G network covers even 99%.
Thanks to its ultrafast broadband solution called Salt Home, Salt provides a unique triple play service, which for the first time in Switzerland takes full advantage of the optical fiber technology by means of symmetrical date transmission rates of up to 10 Gbit/s. Salt Home can be combined in an gainful way with Salt’s powerful mobile flat rate subscriptions.