SIA Lattelecom, the biggest telecom operator in Latvia, will offer FilmBox Baltic, a film channel, which will be part of the movie package. Lattelecom will also includeFast&FunBox, an extreme sports channel, in the sports package.
Another Latvian cable operator SIA Livas has recently signed a distribution agreement with SPI. Will offer in their basic digital package and alsoFightBox in the sports package.
FilmBox Baltic is one of the newest channels in the SPI portfolio. It is a movie channel that presents a great variety of films: dramas, comedies, thrillers, biographies, horrors and many more. FilmBox Baltic features some of the most popular American movies starring such famous actors as: Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Elizabeth Hurley, Tom Hanks, Adam Sandler and Billy Bob Thornton among many others.
“We are very excited to launch our channels in Latvia and bring top entertainment content to movie and sports fans in this country,” says Berk Uziyel, Executive Director of Filmbox International Ltd. “Recently, we have broadcast a very successful kickboxing event from Latvia on the FightBox channel. It feels good to know that the local fans will be able to watch this show and the next ones on FightBox in their homes,” Uziyel added.
FilmBox brand channels are distributed by Filmbox International Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kino Polska TV S.A. whose majority stakeholder is SPI International BV. (www.spiintl.com)