SPI’s FilmBox Channels Expand Reach in Latvia


WARSAW: Five of SPI International’s FilmBox channels have launched on Baltcom in Latvia.

Baltcom is rolling out the movie channel FilmBox, which airs Hollywood hits, European films and popular TV series. Also launching on Baltcom are the international film channel FilmBox Arthouse, the martial arts channel FightBox HD, the adrenaline sports and lifestyle channel Fast&FunBox HD and the documentary channel DocuBox HD. All five channels will have feeds in Russian and English.

Additionally, FightBox HD and Fast&FunBox HD were recently picked up by Media Centrs Kurzeme, while Elektrons&K offers FightBox HD and DocuBox HD. Both networks operate in Latvia. Lithuanian cable-TV operator UAB Splius, meanwhile, recently added FightBox HD to its thematic package.

“We are excited to see our distribution footprint expand across the Baltic countries,” said Berk Uziyel, the executive director at SPI International/FilmBox. “Our channels offer top-quality entertainment and we are certain TV viewers in the region will enjoy them as we continue signing more distribution deals with local operators.”