SPI/FilmBox Launches Trio of Channels with Telekom Romania


SPI International/FilmBox and Telekom Romania have signed a channel distribution agreement to launch Timeless Drama Channel (TDC), DocuBox and FightBox.

Telekom Romania subscribers will now have access to all three of the thematic channels via the basic package across all of its distribution networks. TDC now reaches 5 million homes in 14 countries, with plans to double its market penetration in 2020.

Created in partnership with Ay Yapim, TDC offers over 600 hours of content, including nine Turkish TV series: Karadayi, Black Money Love, 20 Minutes, Kurt Seyit & Shura, Moms and Mothers, Red Scarf, Five Brothers, The End and The 8th Day. The channel also brings to the forefront some of Turkey’s most talented actors and actresses, such as Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ, Bergüzar Korel, Farah Zeynep Abdullah, Kenan İmirzalıoğlu and Tuba Büyüküstün.

FightBox delivers combat sports, live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world, and DocuBox offers a collection of award-winning documentaries about different cultures and the wonders of our world.

“We are excited to launch three of our most riveting channels on Telekom Romania, one of the biggest players in the region. We pride ourselves on providing high-quality programming across all genres on our channels, and we are confident that Telekom Romania subscribers will thoroughly enjoy TDC, DocuBox and FightBox,” said Tamas Fülöp, regional director of operations at SPI International.

“We are happy that our customers will have access to new, exciting, internationally awarded content, through TDC, DocuBox and FightBox channels, newly introduced in Telekom Romania’s TV grid. Our partnership with SPI International is a new step in our efforts to respond to the needs and requirements of the Romanians in terms of preferred TV content and we look forward to developing this partnership,” said Andreas Elsner, chief commercial officer for the residential segment of Telekom Romania.