unifi TV customers can expect more exciting international and local content next month, including Disney+ Hotstar.
Disney+ Hotstar is the dedicated streaming home for global, regional and Malaysian stories. It brings together blockbuster Hollywood films and award-winning content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, FX, 20th Century Studios and many more, providing a wide array of titles from select Malaysian studios and a unique and growing portfolio of local language content from Asia Pacific. Disney+ Hotstar offers programming with a variety of original feature-length films, live-action and animated series, short-form content and documentaries.
This includes titles such as Marvel Studios' latest series and films like Moon Knight, Hawkeye, Eternals and Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings. Also available are Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett; the Academy Award®-winning film Encanto, which won the Oscar for Best Animated Film; and Pixar's Turning Red which is the number one film premiere on Disney+ globally to date (based on number of hours watched in the first three days). Disney+ Hotstar also features an extensive library of highly acclaimed local language content from Asia Pacific, such as popular Korean dramas Snowdrop, Rookie Cops and Soundtrack #1, as well as Malaysian series Ejen Ali, Upin & Ipin, Kisah Cinta Kita and more.
On 1 May 2022, unifi will add five (5) new channels and one (1) new streaming app onto its unifi TV platform, with another three (3) streaming apps joining unifi's content stable on 17 May 2022. The 5 new High Definition (HD) channels are beIN SPORTS 1, beIN SPORTS 3, CCTV-4, CGTN as well as unifi's very own new channel, DEGUP while the 4 new streaming apps including the aforementioned Disney+ Hotstar, are MySing, beIN SPORTS CONNECT and SPOTV NOW.
With the addition of the new channels and apps, unifi TV will have a total of 74 premium channels and 15 streaming apps on its platform, enjoyable on unifi TV's media boxes or unifi PlayTV app when on-the-go.
Anand Vijayan, Chief Commercial Officer, Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) said: "We are thrilled to bring more great content to our subscribers via unifi TV for a wholesome viewing experience. The newly-added channels and streaming app offerings will provide a wide range of favourite international movies and series, local and vernacular programmes, news as well as sports action. Whether you are spending quality time with your family at home or you are out and about, you will be entertained.
"unifi TV continuously strives to deliver more exciting content to meet the discerning demands of Malaysians from multiple segments, and we have something for everyone; be it live, on demand or over-the-top (OTT) content. Our latest collaborations with renowned content providers further cements unifi's commitment in providing world-class, high-quality entertainment to our customers and strengthens our position as a leading content aggregator in Malaysia."
All new unifi Home broadband subscribers with unifi TV Ultimate Pack can watch Disney+ Hotstar at no additional charge, as long as their pack is active, while new subscriptions to unifi Home 100Mbps without Ultimate Pack will enjoy a 6-month access to the streaming app. Disney+ Hotstar will also be made available as an add-on at RM16.00 per month to unifi TV Varnam Plus, Aneka Plus and Ruby Plus Pack customers. unifi Home customers without any unifi TV Pack will have the option to subscribe to the streaming app a la carte at the price of RM54.90 for 3 months, with the convenience to pay through a single unifi bill.
For karaoke lovers, MySing will definitely make this upcoming Raya celebrations much more memorable. It is the first and only karaoke OTT app fully operated locally in Malaysia, with more than 30,000 original karaoke content in a user-friendly interface. The most recent and latest hits can be enjoyed in HD-quality. MySing is available exclusively on unifi Plus Box and can be subscribed via unifi starting 1 May 2022 with a 30-day trial for a limited time only. The app is available a la carte at RM14.90 per month. MySing is hosted on TM One's intelligent Cloud – α Edge, an end-to-end comprehensive suite of cloud services with full stack hyperscaler capabilities.
SPOTV NOW provides access to live sports streaming services, video-on-demand options and curated exclusive content of premier Asian and international events, including MotoGP (this comes with Bahasa Melayu commentary), The Open Championship, US Open and Wimbledon, World Table Tennis, as well as Asian events such as Korean Baseball League (KBO) and V.League Japan competition. SPOTV NOW is available complimentary to all Ultimate Pack customers from 17 May 2022 onwards.
For avid football fans, unifi TV is also excited to bring in two (2) new channels – beIN SPORTS 1 and beIN SPORTS 3 – offering LIVE coverage of European football action from UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, LaLiga, Serie A, Ligue 1 and more. Viewers are set to enjoy unparalleled access to exclusive contents of Europe's premier clubs including interviews, documentaries, full-match replays and magazine shows. Ultimate Pack customers can also watch these contents on beIN SPORTS CONNECT, a multi-device player accessible on app or web, which comes as complimentary to Ultimate Pack subscribers starting 17 May 2022.
Meanwhile, for viewers who are looking for a boost in adrenaline, unifi TV is launching its very own channel, DEGUP. It is the first channel on unifi TV that highlights the best action and horror content from the Asian region and more.
For fans of entertainment and news from China, the new channel CCTV-4 features a variety of programmes including documentaries, music, news and drama series, while CGTN, the prime English TV channel of China Global Television Network, provides around-the-clock news, current affairs' shows and featured programmes.
Disney+ Hotstar will be included in unifi TV Ultimate Pack at no extra cost from 17 May 2022 onwards. For existing Ultimate Pack customers, they can pre-register their interest to switch their current streaming app bundle starting today at https://activate.unifi.com.my/disney to enjoy Disney+ Hotstar when it comes on board on 17 May 2022. In conjunction with the launch, unifi will be offering free viewing of all its channels to all unifi Home customers from 30 April until 8 May 2022, making this Raya festivities even more special.
All new unifi subscribers will also enjoy a 30-day free trial of broadband connectivity and the complete suite of unifi TV channels. To sweeten the deal, customers can further enhance their viewing experience with smart devices where they can add-on a 60" 4K UHD Android TV or an ASUS laptop to their new subscription from an additional RM79 per month. All streaming apps with unifi are best viewed on unifi Plus Box for a big-screen, lean-back experience or on-the-go via respective mobile apps.
More information about these exciting new content can be found on www.unifi.com.my/tv.