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2 More HyppTV Channels- FOX CRIME HD & MNC International

TM has added two more new channels in its HyppTV(UniFi) offering- FOX CRIME HD & MNC International.

Press Release from TM below:

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) gives crime drama enthusiasts and Indonesian entertainment fans plenty of reasons to celebrate with the two latest additions to TM’s HyppTV stable of premium channels. These two new never-before-seen channels in Malaysia – FOX CRIME HD and MNC International – are part of TM’s ongoing plan to source and secure additional content to grow and diversify its HyppTV content variety to cater to viewers’ discerning tastes.

FOX CRIME HD channel features many exclusives, first runs of award-winning and top-rated U.S. crime and investigation drama series on FOX Crime in full high definition such as Dexter*, The Chicago Code and riveting drama franchises such as CSI, Police Women, Law & Order, Navy NCIS, Criminal Minds, Without a Trace, as well as crime-themed documentaries. Fox Crime HD is available on HyppTV Ch164 for only RM9 a month! For CSI fans, FOX CRIME will be the only channel where CSI is a fixture seven (7) days a week.

With the addition of FOX Crime HD, HyppTV now aggregates the best content from FOX International Channels (FIC) iconic brands – STAR and FOX through four channels – STAR Chinese Movies 2, STAR Chinese Channel and Channel [V] Taiwan as a key entertainment platform for local consumers.

The other new premium channel, MNC International, is packaged by MNC, the largest television network in Indonesia. It is a 24-hour Indonesian channel that consists of Indonesian sitcoms, TV movies, variety shows, music programmes, documentaries, reality shows and news for both Indonesian and Malay communities. The channel showcases the best content from the top 3 Indonesian channels namely RCTI, Global TV and MNCTV.

Best of all, viewers who subscribe now to these channels will enjoy FREE viewing period for two (2) months starting 1March – 30 April 2011.

Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM said, “We are excited about these additional channels because we believe they offer a unique, niche for discerning customers out there. We know that more and more Malaysians are particular about their TV diet because the majority have embraced a digital lifestyle – and for these connected Malaysians, HyppTV is the new TV experience that allows viewers to enjoy entertainment options and other content with crisp clear visuals on their own terms without worry, come rain or shine. The viewing experience from HyppTV service will change viewers’ perspective on their content viewing in the future. Quality service is of utmost importance in our HyppTV offerings with remarkable picture and sound quality.”

“The addition of FOX Crime HD and MNC International are part of an ongoing plan to strengthen our IPTV services and diversify our content offerings. The partnership, which demonstrates the ability of our network to support digital television in true HD, will be a compelling value-add for our high-speed broadband customers,” added Jeremy.

HyppTV is available to all residential customers of TM’s High Speed Broadband (HSBB) service, UniFi, as part of the service’s triple-play offering comprising Phone, High Speed Internet and IPTV services – which include basic and premium linear channels, as well as pay-per-view or Video on Demand (VoD) content. TM UniFi is currently being offered via three residential packages. The residential triple-play packages are VIP5 at RM149 a month, VIP10 at RM199 a month and VIP20 at RM249 a month.

Program Highlights

Fox Crime HD

Shark (Season 2)
Mon – Fri at 11pm (8pm recap episode)
Shark S2 follows the professional and personal life of Sebastian Stark, a charismatic, supremely self-confident defense attorney who, after a shocking outcome in one of his cases and a personal epiphany, brings his cutthroat tactics to the prosecutor’s office.

Queen of CSI
Mon – Fri at 10pm
This March, watch out for the feminine power in Queen of CSI as FOX Crime brings you weekly features on the heroines in CSI, CSI NY and CSI Miami.

Special: International Women’s Day
8 Mar, 8am-4pm
A special programming line-up is tailor-made for you on the International Women’s Day. We have “Gals With Guns” from Dexter and CSI (8am-1pm) and “Women on Patrol” from “Police Women Of Maricopa County” (1pm-4pm).Tune into FOX Crime to show appreciation and love to women on 8 Mar!

CSI EVERYDAY – ONLY ON FOXCRIME
Mon – Fri at 9&10pm, Sat & Sun at 10pm

MNC International

Putri Yang Ditukar
A high rated  sinetron in Indonesia. Currently still showing in Indonesia with more than 200 episodes. The main casts in this drama are Nikita Willy, Glenn Alinskie, Rezky Aditya and Yasmine Wildblood.
This highest rated drama was the best selling sinetron for 2010/2011.
This drama is about Amira and Zahir who have different lives. Amira leads a simple life with her parents, Ihsan and Utari. While Zahira is living luxuriously with her parents, Prabu and Aini. But no one knows that actually Zahira is the daughter of Ihsan and Utari while Amira is the daughter of Prabu and Aini.

Dahsyat
A music programme that brings the latest video clip and live performances from the most recognised Indonesian singers and bands. Hosted by Raffi Ahmad and Olga Syahputra, with their cute and funny hosting styles, it will definitely bring great time for the audiences.

Safira
A family type drama series about Safira, who is an innocent girl that is always cheerful and passionate. Her mother, Aida passed away when Safira was only 7 years old and her father, Hussien is an alcoholic. He has left home with Safira’s big brother, Dodi and left Safira with his young siblings, Farah and Ali stays with their grandmother until Hana, Hussien’s sister, invites them to stay with her. However, Safira’s presence is unwelcomed by her father, who is also staying with Hana. How is Safira going to struggle for her life?

 

With the addition of the 2 new premium channels, HyppTV currently has 31 channels being offered via UniFi residential packages – 14 that are offered for free while 17 are available for purchase on an ala carte basis. The free channels include TV1, TV2, TV3, NTV7, 8TV, TV9, Hikmah, Channel NewsAsia, Euronews, DW-TV Asia+, Australia Network, Travel Channel, Luxe.TV HD and VOD News – Fokus Hari Ini.

The other 15 premium channels are BabyFirst TV, BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle, CBeebies, Channel [V] Taiwan, fashiontv HD, fashiontv, iConcerts HD, MUTV, Screen RED, STAR Chinese Channel, STAR Chinese Movies 2, Syfy Universal, Universal Channel and Warner TV. TM is continuously growing its HyppTV channel offering to offer the best programs for all walks of life.

For the complete list of HyppTV Video on Demand (VOD) and programming, including price list, visit http://www.unifi.my/hypptv/.

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