SPI/Filmbox’s Turkish drama offer Dizi expands in MENA with mobile payment firm

SPI/FilmBox, the channel and streamer operator acquired by Canal+ last year, is expanding its Turkish drama offering Dizi in MENA after striking a deal with a mobile payment operator. The pact has been agreed with Digital Virgo, which has a growing programme offering called DV Content that provides a catalogue of platforms for telcos and a […]

Docustream launches in UK via IMDb TV

SPI/FilmBox has expanded the reach of its factual channel Docustream to IMDb TV in the UK. This latest partnership with SPI will add a collection of documentaries and TV programming to Amazon’s free streaming service via Docustream. Highlights include Passport to Explore, an educational travel adventure series geared towards younger viewers; Khufu Revealed, a documentary that uncovers mysteries surrounding […]

News round-up: Insight TV lands on Pluto TV; SPI channels head to Germany & Russia; Love Nature expands in Lat Am

Insight TV heads to Pluto TV UHD broadcaster Insight TV has launched three of its channels on ViacomCBS-owned AVOD Pluto TV in the UK and Germany as both continue their accelerated growth. The millennial-focused broadcaster has brought three of its channels to the service: lifestyle channel Insight TV; action-focused channel InTrouble; and science/technology/knowledge channel InWonder. […]

SPI brings FilmBox Extra to Türksat/KabloTV as companies extend partnership

Global media company SPI’s FilmBox Extra channel is coming to Türksat/KabloTV subscribers in Turkey, after the two companies expanded their digital and linear partnership for a further three years. The new agreement gives Türksat/KabloTV subscribers continued access to eight channels from SPI’s portfolio for an additional three years, along with SPI’s content streaming service, FilmBox […]

SPI & StarTimes launch Turkish drama & gaming networks in Africa

Channel provider SPI/FilmBox has partnered with Chinese-owned African pay TV platform StarTimes to launch Turkish drama channel Timeless Drama Channel (TDC) and SPI’s gaming channel Gametoon in Africa. The agreement builds on an existing distribution deal covering Filmbox Africa and Fashionbox on StarTimes. Gametoon and TDC are being broadcast in English and Turkish, respectively. TDC […]