Localized FilmBox Channels Launch on Switzerland’s net+ Platform


WARSAW: SPI International/FilmBox is rolling out localized versions of several of its channels on the net+ platform in Switzerland.

FilmBox Arthouse, DocuBox HD and Fast&FunBox HD will become available to more than 150,000 netplus.ch customers and on several additional net+ partner networks in French-speaking Switzerland. netplus.ch will offer international feeds of the channels in its English pack. The localized French versions of FilmBox Arthouse and DocuBox HD will also be added to the Family pack, while Fast&FunBox HD will be offered as part of the Sports pack.

FilmBox Arthouse airs independent films from around the world, while DocuBox HD is a documentary channel focused on nature, wildlife, science and human civilization content. Fast&FunBox features extreme sports programming.

“We are glad to expand our channel distribution footprint in Switzerland with netplus.ch and net+’s members as they form a solid and efficient network of distributors that are 100 percent French-speaking Switzerland-based,” said Berk Uziyel, the executive director for SPI International/FilmBox. “We are thrilled to announce that all three channels in this deal have been localized and the net+ subscribers will be the first to enjoy our channels in French.”

“We are pleased to expand our television offering with these three new very qualitative channels,” said Christian Voide, CEO of netplus.ch. “Available in French and English, they complement the thematic bouquets Family, English and Sports.”