Malaysia– Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), a division of Viacom Inc.), and HyppTV, an award winning IPTV service by Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) announced their collaboration to launch Paramount Channel for the first time in Malaysia.
As part of the same agreement, two more Viacom channels, MTV Asia and Nickelodeon, will also join the HyppTV service from 1 August 2017. This will extend Viacom’s suite of channels available on the platform, which already includes Comedy Central Asia and Nick Jr. All five Viacom channels will also be available on HyppTV’s mobile app, HyppTV Everywhere. Details about the packaging and price plans will be announced in the coming weeks.
Commenting on the collaboration, Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM, said, “We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Paramount Channel in Malaysia, first on HyppTV. This will strengthen the family programming line-up for viewers in Malaysia. We are also pleased to add Nickelodeon and MTV Asia to the mix, which will enable us to continue to reach our kids and youth audiences.”
Paramount Channel is a contemporary entertainment destination where audiences of all ages can experience and celebrate years of films and exclusive behind-the-scenes content. The 24-hour network will offer audiences in Malaysia a unique mix of blockbusters, movie hits, cult favourites and some of the most award-winning Paramount Pictures’ films in the history of cinema.
Paramount Channel meets the growing entertainment demands for more curated movie experiences in Asia, delivering an optimal mix of Academy-Award winners, action hits, classics, romances, horror movies, dramas, and family films