FilmBox Channels Secure Carriage in UAE


NEW YORK/DUBAI: Thanks to an agreement between SPI International and the Dubai-based LIME MEDIA, the DocuBox HD, FightBox HD and FashionBox HD channels have launched on the Etisalat IPTV platform in UAE.

SPI appointed LIME MEDIA as its channels and content distribution agent for the MENA market. LIME MEDIA will manage the distribution of SPI's existing and future channels and products in the region on various platforms such as DTH, IPTV and OTT.

Mohammed Windawee, LIME MEDIA's managing director, said: “We are excited to work with SPI International to introduce their high quality HD channels to the Middle East TV operators and viewers. Our first successful distribution deal was concluded with Etisalat (a subsidiary of E-vision). This is a great start and we are working on introducing the channels to other markets in the region.”

“SPI is committed to expanding its channel distribution in the Middle East and North Africa. We are also excited to partner with LIME MEDIA and begin this collaboration with a successful launch of our channels on Etisalat platform,” added Berk Uziyel, executive director for FilmBox International.