Tag Archives: FilmBox

SPI, Digital Virgo expand FilmBox in Africa

Canal+ Group-owned media company SPI International and mobile payment firm Digital Virgo have partnered to expand SPI’s FilmBox channels across Africa.

Georgina Twiss

The partnership covers South Africa, Ghana, Botswana, Morocco and Tunisia, as well as the Middle East nations of the UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait.

The channels included in the pact are FilmBox Action, FilmBox Family and FilmBox Middle East. Together, they will offer viewers content ranging from thrillers to westerns, horror movies, science fiction, family entertainment, Hollywood blockbusters, timeless classics and popular films, according to SPI.

The channels will be part of the basic tier, ensuring widespread availability and easy access for viewers, and will be accessible on platforms in the regions covered by the deal such as PlayVOD, Veedz.TV, Unlimited Streaming, Moov TV and MTTV.

Georgina Twiss, MD of Western Europe and Africa at SPI International, said: “We’re thrilled to introduce FilmBox channels on Digital Virgo platforms in South Africa, Ghana, Botswana and with Arabic subtitles in the Middle East. This expansion reflects our commitment to providing diverse, high-quality content that resonates with audiences globally. We believe these channels will further enhance the entertainment experience for viewers in these regions.”

Vincent Taradel, chief marketing officer at Digital Virgo, added: “Digital Virgo remains committed to enhancing its value proposition to telecom operators through the provision of TV and VoD platforms that are ever richer in functionality and content. The renewed partnership with SPI International is part of this overall strategy.”

tagged in: , , ,