SPI/FilmBox and Digital Virgo have signed a distribution deal to bring FilmBox Africa and several other channels to multiple territories on the continent.
Viewers in, amongst others, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Morocco, Cameroon, Tunisia, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Congo, and through Molotov’s OTT service deployed by Digital Virgo, will now be able to watch FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Gametoon, FightBox, Fast&FunBox, DocuBox, FashionBox and 360 TuneBox.
Commenting on the development, Georgina Twiss, MD Western Europe & Africa at SPI International, said: “We are delighted to collaborate with Digital Virgo to bring SPI’s home of great entertainment to multiple territories in Africa and introduce viewers to the breadth of our content, covering so many different genres that people of all ages and interests will definitely find something that they can enjoy”.
Vincent Taradel, CMO Digital Virgo, added: “Our solutions to monetise TV & VOD content are constantly enriched with new partners and an approach combining global entertainment but also more specific and local content. The partnership with SPI International fully meets this strategy and we are excited to bring these high-quality TV channels to our customers in more than 10 markets in Africa”.