[Via Satellite 10-07-2015] Turkish satellite and cable operator Turksat has launched six channels from SPI International. The new channel lineup consists of the movie channels FilmBox and FilmBox Arthouse, the sports channels FightBox and Fast’nFunBox, the documentary channel DocuBox, and an international music channel 360 TuneBox. Along with the linear channels Türksat/Teledünya is also offering its customers access to FilmBox Live, a multi screen Video on Demand (VOD) service that features live-streaming channels and a large VOD library.
‘’We are very excited about the launch of our channels on Türksat/Teledünya, the country’s largest cable operator. SPI’s presence and distribution in Turkey will be growing rapidly with its channels being localized to Turkish” said Murat Muratoglu, country manager for Turkey at SPI International and FilmBox.
Filmbox International, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kino Polska TV of which SPI International BV is the majority stakeholder, distributes FilmBox brand channels. All channels are currently being localized in Turkish. FightBox and Fast’nFunBox will feature a Turkish voice over while the two movie channels and DocuBox will have Turkish subtitles. 360TuneBox, which presents a wide selection of independent music videos from all over the world, will be broadcast in original version.