HyppTV and DiGi collaborate to bring HyppTV Everywhere to mobile customers

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Kuala Lumpur (13 April 2015) — Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) via HyppTV together with Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) today announced their collaboration to offer HyppTV’s mobile app service, HyppTV Everywhere, to Digi customers at an event in Kuala Lumpur. With this partnership, both Digi prepaid and postpaid customers can now enjoy HyppTV’s exciting line-up of content through their mobile devices and pay for the subscription via their Digi bill in addition to other payment options. The five (5) special packages are ‘Entertainment Package’, ‘Sensasi Package’, ‘Dragon Package’, ‘Kids Package’ and ‘Sports Package’.

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The collaboration was launched by Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM together with Christian Thrane, Digi’s Chief Marketing Officer at Paradigm Mall, Kelana Jaya. Also witnessing the launch were the director and special guest celebrities from HyppTV’s latest drama series ‘BIB’ such as Shah Iskandar, Ika Nabila, and Reza Hasbi, who were also on hand for a meet and greet session with the fans as well as other fun-filled activities.

Jeremy said, “We are very delighted to be able to seal this milestone collaboration with Digi for our HyppTV Everywhere mobile app service. HyppTV has established itself as an award winning IPTV service provider with world class entertainment content and we are in a position to grow and expand our offerings to an even wider audience via this unique partnership with Digi.”

“With this collaboration, we are cementing our plan to be the leader in IPTV services in Malaysia, catering to changing customer needs especially from mobile savvy users who are actively consuming content on multiple devices,” he added.

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Meanwhile, Christian Thrane said, “We’re excited to be working with TM to bring HyppTV Everywhere to our customers. Last year, smartphone penetration among Digi’s over 11 million customers increased from 38.1% to 49.3% and Internet subscribers grew 31% year-on-year. We have more and more people who are getting online through their smart devices and entertainment is an important part of their Internet experience. HyppTV Everywhere gives us the flexibility to offer exciting video content for customers.”

HyppTV Everywhere is the mobile off-shoot of TM’s award winning IPTV service HyppTV, the latter of which is only available via broadband services UniFi and Streamyx (4Mbps and 8Mbps) and offers never before seen content and unique channels. With HyppTV Everywhere, customers can enjoy HyppTV’s offering on any broadband connection 2Mbps or faster and customers can download the app through Google Play Store for Android device users or Apple App Store for iOS devices. Alternatively, customers can also enjoy the service by visiting the HyppTV Everywhere website at www.tm.com.my/hypptv/everywhere for the Web TV version.This new feature allows customers to use their mobile devices to enjoy the exclusive world-class channels available on HyppTV from any broadband connection.

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Digi subscribers with an existing Mobile Internet plan will enjoy zero data charges when watching their favourite HyppTV Everywhere channels from now till 30 June 2015. In addition, first time users among Digi’s customers will also enjoy a one (1) week free trial during the same period and at the end of the free viewing period, they have the option to subscribe to their favorite channels either on ala-carte basis or subscribing to the HyppTV Everywhere specially priced packages exclusively for Digi customers from as low as RM10 per month.

Digi customers who subscribe to a minimum of one (1) HyppTV Everywhere package also stand a chance to win an exclusive experience with actor Shah Iskandar. The winner gets to choose from either fly boarding, ATV/quad-biking, a private cooking class or being a pilot for a day. The promotions begin today, 13 April 2015 and will end on 13 May 2015.

Among the channels available for Digi customers include free channels like Channel NewsAsia, Euronews and Bloomberg TV as well as premium channels such as Al Jazeera, MUTV, HyppSports HD, Discovery Kids, TVB8, Nick Jr, Warner TV, Comedy Central HD and FOX Football Channel HD. Also on offer are Video on Demand (VOD) channels for sports and movies.

As an introductory promotion, all Digi customers get to enjoy the following HyppTV Everywhere packages:

 

ENTERTAINMENT PACKAGE – 3 channels for RM10/Month

Comedy Central HD

Fashion TV HD

iConcerts HD

KIDS PACKAGE – 3 channels for RM10/Month

HyppDino

Discovery Kids

Nick Jr

DRAGON PACKAGE – 3 channels for RM10/Month

SETI

TVB8

NOW International

SENSASI PACKAGE – 3 channels for RM10/Month

EC Inspirasi

HyppSensasi

MNC International

SPORTS PACK – 4 channels for RM15/Month

HyppSports HD

HyppSports HD 2

HyppSports HD 3

HyppSports HD 4

For more info on HyppTV, log on to www.tm.com.my/hypptv. For a full list of available HyppTV channels and pricing exclusive for Digi customers, visit www.digi.my/hypptv.