Eight thematic channels will soon be introduced on the OTT platform, Miabox in Ivory Coast, by SPI. The eight channels wo be available are FightBox, Fast&FunBox, FashionBox, 360TuneBox, MadscreenBox, FilmBox Africa, DocuBox, FilmBox Art House out of which, the last four mentioned channels will be localised in French language.
Users will have access to ‘Doctor Who, the BBC drama, films that have been featured at international festivals, documentary titles, combat and sports, fashion and music-themed programming and so much more. Fightbox concerns live streamed battle sports and kickboxing occasions, Fast&FunBox HD revolves around games including motocross, snowboarding, skateboarding and auto dashing.
FashionBox HD is all about design and shopping while DocuBox HD is about narrative movies encompassing nature, science, culture and human civilisation. MadscreenBox is a channel offering family entertainment. 360Tune Box is a music channel having in its repertoire a large number of music genres ranging from rock, pop, electronica, to move and hip-jump.
Amit Karni, the head of sales for Africa at SPI International, commented about the development: “As we expand our distribution footprint in Africa we are glad to bring FilmBox channels to viewers in Ivory Coast. With the four channels localized in French we are looking forward to attracting more French-speaking viewers throughout Sub-Saharan Africa”.