Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) in a media event today announced that its IPTV service – HyppTV – will soon be available on Streamyx and mobile devices. HyppTV is currently only available via UniFi.
At the moment, HyppTV Over Broadband is currently in commercial trial involving 1,000 Streamyx 8Mbps package subscribers. The service is in its final testing stage and will also be offered to Streamyx 4Mbps package subscribers.
HyppTV Everywhere is a multi-screen offering that will enable UniFi customers to watch HyppTV anywhere and anytime on their mobile devices such as Android and iOS(iPhone/iPad). The HyppTV Everywhere mobile applications works with any high speed WiFi or 3G connection. However, due to to content rights issue, not all channels will be available via HyppTV Everywhere.
Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM said, “Once again breaking new grounds, we are excited to share that more Malaysian TV viewers will be able to enjoy HyppTV with the transmission of the service over TM’s extensive broadband network and on multiple platforms soon. This is the first time that we will be offering our HyppTV content in the form of an application on your devices – be it your smartphones, tablets, PC or Laptops. We are also expanding the reach to customers outside the UniFi coverage areas with HyppTV Over Broadband, so now more Malaysians can experience the exciting content and superb picture quality of HyppTV. These offerings are aimed at providing our customers with more convenience and flexibility for an enhanced service experience, making our HyppTV not just Primetime, Anytime, Everytime as per our tagline, but we are extending it Everywhere as well!“
Both HyppTV Over Broadband and HyppTV Everywhere are scheduled to be available in Q3 this year, however no pricing were disclosed when asked.
HyppTV offers 112 channels with 28 channels in High Definition (HD) – comprising 25 free-to-air channels including 8 radio channels, 48 premium channels, 19 Video-On-Demand (VOD) genres and 20 interactive channels.