SPI/FilmBox Expands African Reach


SPI International/FilmBox has landed new channel distribution deals across Africa with Azam TV, MTN Group and habeshaview.

Subscribers to the platforms will be able to access eight SPI/FilmBox channels, including the Hollywood films and series channel FilmBox Africa. The channel distribution deals also include FilmBox Arthouse, Gametoon, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, DocuBox, FashionBox and 360 TuneBox.

“We are proud to partner with Azam TV, MTN Ghana via Silver Rock Technology Services and habeshaview to introduce eight of our most popular channels to viewers in East Africa, the Republic of Ghana and to Ethiopian communities around the world,” said Georgina Twiss, managing director for Western Europe and Africa at SPI International. “We are excited to support the success of these partnerships and build brand engagement and TV viewership in these regions.”

Azam TV is available in East Africa, MTN in Ghana and habeshaview is an Ethiopian platform accessible to 6 million subscribers.