As part of a major expansion in the region, and continuing its momentum over the last few months, SPI International/FilmBox has signed a distribution agreement with Lebanese Network Broadcast (LNB) to carry nine international thematic channels.
Broadcasting its content to cable operators and DTH providers, SPI will deliver thematic 24/7 sports network FightBox HD; documentary channel DocuBox HD; lifestyle/sports channel Fast&FunBox HD; independent and classic movie channel FilmBox Art House as well as more mainstream offering FilmBox; the Gametoon HD interactive esports channel; general entertainment channel FunBox which features Ultra HD content; and FashionBox HD, a worldwide TV network focusing on fashion trends.
“Since August 2017, the mission of LNB is to unify all wired cable operators under one platform and acquire copyrights for them,” commented LNB general manager and CEO Fadel Hodroj. “I am extremely pleased that we have established an exclusive deal with prestigious SPI International for the distribution of the popular FilmBox channels on all platforms for the territory of Lebanon. LNB and myself personally look forward to having a long-term relationship with our new partner SPI International.”
“As SPI is committed to expanding its distribution footprint in MENA, we are excited to deliver top quality television programming to viewers in Lebanon thanks to the recent launch of our worldwide channels. Users can now enjoy a variety of genres on 9 different channels,” added Murat Muratoglu, SPI’s head of distribution for MENA, Turkey, APAC, Russia, CIS, Baltics, Bulgaria and Ex-Yugoslavian countries.