SPI International, a Canal+ company that operates multiple streaming services, TV and FAST channels worldwide, announced the start of its strategic alliance with Thema, one of the leading independent distributors in the world with more than 180 television channels in its portfolio.
The deal grants Thema the right to distribute SPI’s content portfolio in Asia-Pacific countries that includes the following channels – FilmBox Arthouse, Dizi, Gametoon, FunBox UHD, FightBox, DocuBox, Fast&FunBox, 360 TuneBox, FashionBox, Erox, Eroxxx, as well as the FilmBox+ app and their related on-demand content. SPI’s content will be proposed as part of Thema’s growing portfolio in the region.
“We are delighted to partner with Thema's experienced team for the distribution of SPI’s suite of thematic channels, FilmBox+ streaming app, and on-demand content that appeal to a wide variety of interests. By joining forces with another Canal+ company, we will leverage each other’s market presence and strength to expand the reach of our content in the region,” commented Murat Muratoglu, Head of Distribution at SPI International.
Alexandre Bac, Managing Director at Thema APAC, added: “I am very proud to bring Thema’s experience and network across Asia-Pacific to initiate and pursue the development of SPI International content across the region.”