The channel will be broadcast on Intelsat-20 which is the main satellite for the region.
The Box for Africa will showcase a premium mix of entertainment across movie, sports, music and lifestyle programming. The content will include TV series, music videos, MMA and kickboxing championships, travel documentaries and adventure sports.
The channel will be broadcast from Intelsat-20 Satellite at 68.5 degrees East targeting the SADC countries including South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and several others in the region. The Box for Africa will be able to reach an audience of more than two million viewers.
“SPI International has been very active in this region. We are building our ninth channel for Africa to promote our premium package that we are actively selling,” said Amit Karni, SPI International’s Head of Sales Africa.
SPI International currently operates eight channels in Africa: FilmBox, FilmBox Arthouse, FightBox, DocuBox, FashionBox, Fast&FunBox, 360TuneBox and MadsceenBox.