Malaysia – HyppTV customers can now enjoy the best of world-class content with the largest variety of channels from the BBC on HyppTV and online via multi-devices with BBC Player, anytime and anywhere. Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s award-winning IPTV service, HyppTV and BBC Worldwide today announced the official launch of BBC Player here in Malaysia.
This latest offering will allow fans of BBC’s programmes, through an authenticated multi-genre Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD) service, to watch the very best of BBC content anytime anywhere – via online, as well as via an app on their smartphones and tablets. Available in Malaysia through HyppTV’s Jumbo Pack, viewers will have access to BBC First, BBC Brit, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies and BBC World News, including the latest series of Top Gear (S24), when it launches in March, available exclusively on BBC Player.
Top Gear is the world’s biggest motoring show that showcases fast cars executing thrilling stunts and challenges, all set in exotic locations. With a global audience estimated to be over 350 million, it is the Guinness book of record holder for being the most watched factual programme in the world. This March, Top Gear (S24) revs back to the small screen with Matt LeBlanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid. “HyppTV and BBC Worldwide have achieved many milestones together over the last few years. We believe that BBC Player has brought our partnership to another level,” said Myleeta Aga, Senior Vice President and General Manager of South Asia and South East Asia, BBC Worldwide.
HyppTV now offers its customers a total of 108 channels with 53 channels in High Definition (HD) – consisting of 49 premium channels, 26 free channels, 2 Radio channels, 9 Video-On-Demand (VOD) channels and 22 interactive channels in a wide variety of affordable packages or via ala-carte options. HyppTV customers will also enjoy the world class entertainment line-up on the move via HyppTV Everywhere or Hypp Play, a Video-On-Demand channel which offers a series of content available on HyppTV for binge watching.