BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Three new channels will be added to SPI International's agreement with FilmOn Networks to distribute its FilmBox channels, the companies announced today. Fast &FunBox HD, 360 TuneBox and FilmBox Arthouse have joined the channels already available at filmon.com: FightBox HD, DocuBox HD and FashionBox HD.
All six channels from SPI will be accessible to Filmon.com's 65 million monthly users around the world-expanding FilmOn's position as the world's largest IP-delivered digital television provider. SPI leverages relationships with top content creators such as The Weinstein Company, Focus Features , Studio Canal and the BBC to distribute distinguished content internationally.
"We are very pleased to add three new channels to our current line-up available on FilmOn. FilmOn Live TV makes it possible for our channels to gain new viewers worldwide," says Loni Farhi, SPI President. "We have been observing a healthy increase in the number of subscribers of the first three channels carried by Filmon and we are certain the newly added channels will share the same success."
"FilmOn is very excited to extend our carriage deal with SPI International into our third year," Kim Hurwitz, SVP, Programming for FilmOn said, "They provide us with 6 premium HD channels for our subscription package which satisfy our most popular verticals: Sports, Movies, Music and Fashion, and they do so with such an engaging global content."
Fast &FunBox HD is dedicated to extreme sports, presenting key events from the world of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motocross, auto racing and sailing. Watch here.
360TuneBox is a music channel aimed at sophisticated city dwellers whose varied musical interests take them beyond the mainstream. 36oTuneBox will play a vast variety of videos by both breakout and newly emerging artists from all over the world. Watch here.
FilmBox Arthouse is the first worldwide movie channel featuring independent and arthouse films from around the globe. The channel features new movies from the most important film festivals, debut efforts from up-and-coming directors, documentaries, and all-time classics from SPI's vast library of films. Watch here.
The previously available channels include the all-MMA channel FightBox HD, the world's most beautiful and intriguing documentaries on nature and cultural treasures at DocuBox HD, and top models, designers and shopping stories on FashionBox HD.
FilmOn Networks was recently named the number one innovator changing the face of television by Forbes.
About FilmOn Networks
FilmOn is the world's first and largest IP-delivered digital television platform with true TV Everywhere capability. Available globally via computers, smartphones, tablets and IP-enabled set-top boxes and devices, FilmOn offers more than 600 free and subscription linear TV channels and audio/video podcasts updated daily, plus 50 audio channels and over 90,000 on demand titles. FilmOn Apps for iPhone, iPad, Facebook, Lenovo, Win 8 and Droid devices offer you premium TV on the go. With offices in Beverly Hills, Irvine and London and data-center headends in L.A., London and Geneva, FilmOn curates the best of televised entertainment from around the globe and creates original live programming every week. FilmOn also programs the 24/7 FilmOn TV Network on Sky channel 237 in the UK and on Freesat in Europe. In 2014, FilmOn launched FilmOn Media Licensing Inc. for its ever-expanding content acquisition and syndication needs, acquired the North American rights to the Musion hologram technology and patents, launching Hologram USA; see www.HologramUSA.com for more information. More information on FilmOn can be found at www.filmon.com.