TM's HyppTV stakes claim
- TM's lineup for HyppTV unveiled
- As many as 22 channels
- Service launches on 29 March 2010
Malaysia - The battle for pay-TV content in Malaysia intensified yesterday as the programming lineup for Telekom Malaysia's (TM) new IPTV service HyppTV was revealed.
As many as 22 channels will reportedly be bundled in TM's triple-play offering under its high-speed broadband (HSBB).
International players such as BBC Worldwide Channels said it will launch BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle, and CBeebies on the platform while Singapore's Channel NewsAsia will also be available on the service.
Channel NewsAsia is part of a bouquet on the basic tier by the pay-television service which launches on 29 March 2010.
"This is an important milestone for Channel NewsAsia as Malaysia is a significant
market for us," Debra Soon, managing director for Channel NewsAsia, said.
"We are excited about working with Telekom Malaysia to realise our aspiration of offering Asian perspectives, and insights to all viewers in the region," she said.
HyppTV will also feature one of Europe's leading travel broadcaster, Travel Channel International.
HyppTV will include free-to-air channels TV1, TV2, TV3, NTV7, 8TV, and TV9.
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