SPI International’s FunBox UHD Channel Arrives in Qatar


WARSAW: SPI International/FilmBox Channels Group has launched its general-entertainment channel FunBox UHD on Ooredoo tv in Qatar.

The FunBox UHD channel is available to all subscribers of Ooredoo tv, including Essentials subscribers. The channel features programming such as La Boheme, a cinematic opera shot in UHD, and The Sea Chef, a documentary series hosted by two-Michelin-starred chef Ángel León. FunBox UHD also airs native Ultra HD documentaries covering topics such as nature, wildlife, society, music videos, sports, arts, culture and more.

“We are glad to bring the Ultra HD channel to viewers in Qatar,” said Murat Muratoglu, SPI’s head of distribution for the Middle East. “It is important for us to expand our UHD distribution footprint into new markets such as Qatar following our recent launches in Romania, Portugal, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Turkey.”