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Eligible Digi customers to get 12-month iflix subscription, for free

Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (Digi) and iflix, an Internet TV service, have partnered to offer 12-month iflix subscription for free to eligible Digi postpaid subscribers. iflix offers unlimited access to tens of thousands of hours of entertainment.


From 26 January onwards, all Digi customers who sign up or upgrade to a Digi SmartPlan 65 or above will receive a 12-month iflix subscription, valued at RM96, bundled with their new postpaid plan at no additional charge, compliments of Digi.

An improved back-end integration between Digi and iflix lets Digi customers connect to iflix without needing to register for an account. All the eligible Digi customers have to do is install the iflix mobile app, which is available on Android and iOS, and launch it. iflix automatically recognises customers connecting through Digi’s network and access is automatically granted, no iflix subscription is required.

Last year, Digi and iflix announced a partnership which allowed Digi customers to pay for their iflix subscriptions through their Digi prepaid or postpaid accounts thus eliminating the need to use a credit or debit card. Along with this, Digi customers could also register for an iflix account and get 60-days full access to iflix, valued at RM20, plus 1GB data to stream iflix, at no additional charge.

“Digi is the first mobile telco operator to offer 12 months access to iflix in Malaysia at no additional costs. We are always looking for new ways to bring added value to customers and strategic partnership like ours with iflix is one example how we innovate to bring the best digital services to the market,” said Christian Thrane, Digi’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).

Azran Osman-Rani, iflix Group COO and CEO of iflix Malaysia commented: “We are thrilled to strengthen our partnership with Digi, Malaysia’s leading telecommunications provider. With our new seamless sign-up process and Digi’s extensive 4G LTE coverage, Digi subscribers can now enjoy uninterrupted and unlimited access to thousands of their favourite TV shows and movies, all available on iflix. This latest deepening of our partnership with Digi, demonstrates once again our commitment to bring the best in entertainment content to Malaysian audiences across the country.”

iflix is a video on demand service that cost RM10/month or RM96/year. Its library includes over 18,000 movies and TV episodes, including a selection of comedies, dramas, action adventures, movies, anime and family entertainment. Some of the TV shows on iflix include Mr Robot, Fargo, Aquarius and Black Sails, along with over 3,000 hours of popular Korean dramas and variety shows, and much more.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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