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SPI – a Polish baby-HBO – sets out to tackle the US, Latam markets

Polish premium TV channel specialist SPI, which owns movie channel Filmbox, has made a move to bring its portfolio of content to the US – securing satellite distribution channels with Eutelsat. From March 2017 SPI International will use two Eutelsat satellites 113 West A and 65 West A, to push these channels to pay TV operators in the US and Latin America in both English, and Spanish, with some Portuguese distribution for Brazil. In two weeks SPI is also planning a new distribution deal in Germany, with its first ever channels in German, through a deal with Tele Columbus, the third largest cable company in Germany. The company thinks of itself as the Polish equivalent of HBO, and eventually wants…

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