MEO brings Gametoon HD channel to Portugal | Deals | News | Rapid TV News
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Leading VOD provider SPI/FilmBox has expanded its reach further in Western Europe in a brand-new partnership with MEO to supply its Gametoon HD service for the Portuguese operator’s new gaming channel.

gametoon 18June2019Targeted at millennials, Gametoon HD is a worldwide entertainment TV channel revolving around gaming and eSports. It features highlights of popular video games, entertainment content from gaming YouTubers and video game tournaments. The channel claims to offer a unique experience to its audience along with wholly-owned exclusive contents and timeslots such as Stream Nation and eSports tournaments.

MEO is the TV operator of Altice Portugal whose portfolio live broadcast premium sports events as part of its strategy to enable customers to enjoy media and entertainment. In its deal with SPI, MEO said that it wanted to harness the DNA of the channel as an authentic place for gamers, that cultivates a gaming community and culture outside of the one-to-one PC environment, through embracing gaming as a real sporting and social experience.

For SPI International’s behalf, Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe and Africa , said: “Gametoon HD has offered us a unique opportunity to partner with MEO and to create a channel that will really resonate with the gaming community. In addition to this channel, Gametoon App has also launched on the platform housing our wholly owned content. We had a shared vision and intent for Gametoon HD and this is just the first step to meeting this goal. Together, we are bringing Gametoon HD to Portugal, in a big way.”