SPI International launches 8 HD channels with Satellite BG in Bulgaria

Sofia/London, 19 December 2011 - SPI TV Ltd. UK, an SPI International Group company announced today the closure of a contract with the Bulgarian Direct-To-Home platform, Satellite BG operating from one of the most popular ASTRA orbital positions, namely ASTRA 23.5 East, also used by the Czech and Slovak CS Link, Skylink, the Czech T-Mobile TV and the Dutch Canal Digitaal.

Satellite BG will launch the SPI channel bouquet called Filmbox Package consisting of eight unique HD channels: Filmbox HD, Filmbox Action HD, Fightbox HD, Docubox HD, Fashionbox HD, Erox HD, Eroxx HD and Eroxxx HD. The bouquet will enrich the existing HD offer available to Satellite BG customers in Bulgaria.

"Our cooperation with the SPI International Group will allow us to provide our customers with completely new channels in HD technology and possibly 3D in the future. The Filmbox Package offers a variety of attractive programming bringing our viewers fresh movie channels, documentaries, lifestyle and erotic content. We are also very excited to be the first European operator to launch Fightbox HD, which presents 32 different contact sports including MMA, Muai Thai, Karate and Sumo" - said Stefan Bonev, Satellite BG Chief Operating Officer.

"Bulgaria is the sixth country (after Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania) in Central and Eastern Europe in the SPI International Group's portfolio of key markets in this region. We are proud to become a business partner of such an important and innovative media platform developing its project so rapidly" - stated Loni Farhi, the SPI International Group President. "This contract plays an important role in our dynamic geographical expansion in Europe" - Mr. Farhi added.


Satellite BG AD is a company with its primary business being Direct-to-home (DTH) satellite operations. Its package includes more than 60 Standard and 20 High Definition channels. Satellite BG offers exclusive content, value added services, high quality of service and good customer relationships.

About SPI International Group

SPI International Group with offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Madrid, Warsaw, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Prague, Bratislava and Budapest is a leading film and television content provider operating in the area of theatrical, DVD and VOD distribution as well as production and distribution of Pay-TV channels. SPI International offers 32 film and thematic channels in Europe only. With more than 2,000 movies, TV series and thousands of hours of other programming presented in the company's extremely diverse portfolio, SPI International owes its success to strong alliances with such respected film and television industry partners as Focus Features, The Weinstein Company, Summit Entertainment, Studio Canal, Pathé, Lakeshore Entertainment, Wild Bunch, Beta Film, Fremantle Media and many others.

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