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NEWS RELEASE

4 December 2015
Kuala Lumpur

TM STRENGTHENS CONTENT PROPOSITION VIA 1ST IN ASEAN COLLABORATION WITH iFLIX 

Malaysians Set to Enjoy Wider Entertainment Selection 

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) further strengthened its position as Malaysia’s Convergence Champion when the Company today announced its landmark collaboration with iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service – the 1st such collaboration in the ASEAN region. The collaboration is one of the biggest partnerships for TM and iflix to deliver some of the best local, regional and international content to TM's customers. With this, in addition to the existing HyppTV service, TM home UniFi and Streamyx high speed broadband customers will be able to enjoy iflix’s world class service, allowing them to watch tens of thousands of hours of TV shows and movies, whenever, wherever, at no additional cost, courtesy of TM.

Commenting on the collaboration, Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM, said, “We are continuously improving our content proposition to give the highest quality entertainment to our customers. This partnership with iflix marks our first collaboration with an OTT player and the 1st in ASEAN for iflix. We remain open to collaborate with more OTT partners to keep up with the demand of younger generations viewing behaviour. We are now able to offer tens of thousands more hours of on-demand TV shows and movies to our customers via iflix, complementing our IPTV service – HyppTV offering. This is a win-win situation for both parties and their customers and for us, is in line with our brand promise of Life Made Easier.”

From mid December 2015, all TM UniFi customers will enjoy a 12-month iflix subscription valued at RM96, for no additional charge. The collaboration will enable the launch of significant product breakthrough with seamless sign-up, where an eligible TM customer only needs to visit iflix.com or download the iflix mobile app to automatically activate their complimentary 1-year subscription. There is no need to sign up or sign in, just watch! In a world first, the iflix system will instantly recognise that the user is on his/her TM UniFi connection and will tag multi-screen devices using proprietary technology. Once activated, iflix will be accessible wherever, whenever on all devices – via streaming or by downloading for offline viewing. In future, this offer will be further extended to Streamyx 4Mbps and 8Mbps package customers.

Azran Osman-Rani, iflix Group Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer of iflix Malaysia commented: “We are thrilled to partner with TM, Malaysia’s Convergence Champion. With our new seamless sign-up process and TM’s extensive nationwide coverage, customers can now enjoy uninterrupted and unlimited access to thousands of their favourite TV shows and movies – online and offline. Our partnership with TM once again demonstrates our commitment to bring the best in entertainment content to Malaysian audiences across the country.”
Telekom Malaysia