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SPI/FilmBox Inks Carriage Deal with ZAP


SPI/FilmBox has signed a deal with ZAP in Africa for Gametoon, 360 TuneBox, FashionBox, FightBox, FilmBox Arthouse and Fast&FunBox.

Viewers in Angola and Mozambique will be able to access these channels via ZAP’s offer. FilmBox Arthouse delivers world cinema classics. Gametoon is dedicated to gaming content created by true gaming and esports enthusiasts. FightBox broadcasts combat sports live events and multi-discipline mixed martial arts coverage from all over the world. Fast&FunBox offers action-packed programming dedicated to adrenaline sports. FashionBox provides content on fashion trends and all things style. 360 TuneBox presents new music every week with today’s emerging artists.

Georgina Twiss, managing director for Western Europe and Africa at SPI International, said: “We are delighted to build on our presence in the African continent and especially happy to start this partnership with ZAP, the leading operator in Angola and Mozambique. We are excited to see such positive reactions to our channels from the African audience and strongly believe that SPI’s new additions will enrich the ZAP channel offering and engage with audiences who enjoy gaming, music, lifestyle, adrenaline sports, MMA and classical films.”

José Carlos Lourenço, CEO at ZAP, said: “This partnership with SPI reinforces the commitment that ZAP has with our subscribers, to offer the best content in the world. We’re convinced that SPI channels can help in this matter. The contents quality, originality and irreverence of the channels make this partnership an important step for ZAP to continue offering innovative and revolutionary channels in the market.”

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