SPI’s FastNFunBox Now Distributed Across 160 Operators with M7 Germany
SPI/FilmBox and M7 Deutschland, Germany's leading provider of TV entertainment for cable and IP networks, announce that as of July 1st, SPI’s adrenaline sports channel Fast&FunBox is distributed to about 160 network operators, such as PŸUR and RFT kabel via cable and IPTV delivery. Fast&FunBox is part of M7’s PayTV bouquet ‘FamilyHD’.
“With the addition of our high energy, adrenaline sports channel Fast&FunBox to the M7 portfolio, we are able to make our thrilling content available to over one hundred operators that reach millions of households in Germany. We are excited to build on our great partnership with the M7 team, and looking forward to announcing further channel launches in the near future,” said Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at SPI International.
SPI and M7 distribution deal covers a total of nine channels - Dizi, FilmBox Arthouse, FightBox, FunBox UHD, FashionBox, 360 TuneBox, Gametoon and DocuBox – the rest will be added to the M7 line-up very soon.
"We are pleased to offer M7 partners many new, exclusive channels in partnership with SPI International, providing them with further added value that will empower them to compete," said Marco Hellberg, Managing Director of Eviso Germany GmbH, the M7 Business Partner in Germany. "With the attractive SPI programming content, we are also significantly expanding our video-on-demand offering."
About M7 Germany
M7® is a trademark of Canal+ Luxembourg S.à r.l. The Canal+ Group company is one of the largest platform operators for satellite and IP-based TV, serving more than three million end customers in Europe. In Germany and Austria, M7 is also the pioneering B2B provider of TV services. With over 120 high-quality broadcasting rights and licenses for German and international free and pay TV programs as well as VoD services, M7 is the market-leading content provider for all four distribution channels: satellite, cable, OTT and IPTV. Network and platform operators can assemble their own digital TV packages for all screens, including smartphones, very cost-effectively for their customers. In addition, with licenses for Replay, Restart and nPVR, M7 offers time-shifted TV for state-of-the-art TV entertainment.
M7's goal is to give its about 160 network partners a significant competitive edge with outstanding content and state-of-the-art platform services. The M7 platform offering for cable, IP and mobile networks ranges from the straightforward provision of broadcasting rights to turnkey all-in-one TV wholesale products, from technology to individual marketing support and state-of-the-art distribution and reception technologies. Detailed information at www.m7deutschland.de.
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, CIS 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
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