U Mobile Partners with 11 OTT Giants for Free Unlimited Video Streaming

Published by Amzar Anizam @ 29/04/2016

From left to right: Shaiful Shubhan, Vice President, Customer Division, Astro Datuk Kamal Khalid, Chief Executive Officer, Television Networks, Media Prima Alfian Abu Talib, Chief Executive Officer, TM Info Media Wong Heang Tuck, Chief Executive Officer, U Mobile Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer, U Mobile Juliana Low, Head of Programming, Vuclip Incorporation, Malaysia Prashant Pathmanaban, Industry Head, Google Malaysia Teo Li Ping, Business Development, iflix, Ryan Leow, Chief Operating Officer, On Connection Dato’ Manikandamurthy Velayoudam, Managing Director, Hero Movies Streaming Rui Wen, Director, YouKu Tudou International Business Zulfiqar Khan, Business Head, ErosNow Tan Lee Chin, Chief Content Officer, MCIL Multimedia.

U Mobile, known as the telco with the fastest mobile network in Malaysia has partnered with 11 OTT giants; YouTube, HyppTV Everywhere, Viu, iflix, Youku Tudou, Astro on the Go, tonton, Eros Now, Herotalkies, ONFM and Pocketimes for Video-Onz™, Malaysia’s first 24 hours unlimited free video streaming service.

Video-Onz™ that offers its customers millions of exciting videos with a wide variety of popular shows in various languages including Malay, English, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Tamil, Hindi and even Bengali for both prepaid and postpaid customers, aims to further enhance customers’ video streaming benefit.

The objective was shared by their partners as they are looking forward to increase online video consumption and elevate the customer’s experience by delivering their content to multiple devices such as mobile phones, tablet, laptops, and more.

To mark the partnership, HyppTV is offering a 2-month free access for U Mobile customers for their Live TV channels on the HyppTV Everywhere platform. Moreover, Viu, best Asian entertainment platform is offering a 60-day premium access for free to all U Mobile customers, whereas Herotalkies, the best and latest Tamil movies platform offers a 1-month free trial upon sign up.

Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer of U Mobile revealed, “We are a data centric telco, one that is always looking at ways to provide best value and best data experience to our customers. Hence, we are delighted to present Video-Onz™ to our customers after months of planning and working with our valued partners. It is as a win-win situation for our partners and U Mobile, as we can make our customers happy and our partners get to share their wonderful content with over 4 million of our customers.”

The free unlimited video streaming is for U Mobile’s customers who are on P70, i90 and i130 postpaid plans, and for other postpaid and broadband customers, they will get additional 100% data. As for Prepaid customers, they will also get extra 100% data for Video-Onz™ with purchase of UMI/MB data packages.

 

Jasmine Lee, Chief Marketing Officer, U Mobile