SPI Partners with THEMA for the Distribution of Channels to Asia-Pacific Countries
SPI INTERNATONAL, a CANAL+ company that operates multiple streaming services, TV and FAST channels worldwide, is pleased to announce the start of its strategic alliance with THEMA, one of the leading independent distributors in the world with more than 180 television channels in its portfolio. The deal grants THEMA the right to distribute SPI’s content portfolio in Asia-Pacific countries that includes the following channels – FilmBox Arthouse, Dizi, Gametoon, FunBox UHD, FightBox, DocuBox, Fast&FunBox, 360 TuneBox, FashionBox, Erox, Eroxxx, as well as the FilmBox+ app and their related on-demand content. SPI’s content will be proposed as part of THEMA’s growing portfolio in the region.
“We are delighted to partner with THEMA’s experienced team for the distribution of SPI’s suite of thematic channels, FilmBox+ streaming app, and on-demand content that appeal to a wide variety of interests,” commented Murat Muratoglu, Head of Distribution at SPI International. “By joining forces with another CANAL+ company, we will leverage each other’s market presence and strength to expand the reach of our content in the region,” added Muratoglu.
Alexandre Bac, Managing Director, THEMA APAC is “very proud to bring THEMA’s experience and network across Asia-Pacific to initiate and pursue the development of SPI content across the region.”
THEMA , a CANAL+ Group Company is a distributor of pay TV channels, fast TV channels, non-linear content to cable, IPTV, DTH, operators and also for mobile packages and OTT.
THEMA now includes 5 subsidiaries overseas. The company represents 180 channels as well as SVOD/VOD/OTT covering a wide range of thematic and has created strong relationships with the main television platforms in Europe, in Asia, in the Middle East, in Africa and in North America, thanks to its expertise in TV content distribution, TV packaging and marketing strategy.
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About SPI INTERNATIONAL
SPI INTERNATIONAL (a CANAL+ company) 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 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