SPI channels relaunched in Nigeria after Consat rebrands to Play TV | Programming | News | Rapid TV News
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Pay-TV platform Consat has rebranded to Play TV and with it has relaunched nine channels from SPI’s African offer for viewers in Nigeria and Ghana.

SPI Logo 11 August 2017Play TV has rolled out with 36 channels, and is also adding 70 channels from Freeview. SPI’s TV line-up includes movie channel Filmbox, with American and European films as well as TV series, world cinema channel Filmbox Art House, martial arts network Fightbox and Fast&Funbox covering sports such as Formula One motor racing, motorcross, snowboarding and sailing.

In addition, SPI’s Docubox offers nature, science and history documentaries, and fashion trends are explored on Fashionbox. International music is featured on 360TuneBox and Gametoon provides coverage of e-sports and interactive games. In Ghana, the adult channel Erox is also available.

“This most recent relaunch of our channels by Play in Nigeria clearly demonstrates the SPI’s ability to deliver unique and top quality content that viewers in the West Africa region find attractive,” said Amit Karni, SPI’s head of distribution Africa.

“We truly appreciate Play’s commitment to rebrand Consat and relaunch our channels as part of the new service,” he added.

Funmi Adenaike, general manager at Play, said: “Play, formerly known as Consat, has rebranded and this has made way for more exciting channels on our television platform. Play is being positioned as a youth-friendly brand which is playing in a league that has been recognised as highly competitive, a league with endless opportunities. Play focuses on delivering content and world-class channels for both domestic and global audience. This is one of the reasons why we have launched the SPI channels.”