SPI International/Filmbox has expanded its South African distribution to include a FightBox HD channel through the digital media company, Discover Digital.
The 24/7 combat sports channel presents multiple martial arts disciplines as well as live MMA and kickboxing events from Europe and the US.
“As mobile and fixed line operators enter the media industry offering OTT and VOD services, SPI is extremely happy to collaborate with a professional business partner like Discover Digital in order to feed operators with the FilmBox TV channels and its exciting VOD content,’ says SPI’s head of distribution, Amit Karni.
FightBox HD is one of the several channels that SPI International already distributes in Africa. Other channels include: FunBox UHD, FilmBox Africa HD, FilmBox Action HD, FashionBox HD, DocuBox HD, Fast&FunBox HD, FilmBox Art House, 360TuneBox and Gametoon.
Discover Digital will offer the channel on its IPTV digital entertainment on demand (DEOD) service enabling it to partner with regional telecommunications operators, both in the domestic market and in other African countries.