HyppTV Collaborates with Huawei to Broadcast First 4K Content in Malaysia

Published by Amzar Anizam @ 12/08/2016

Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s (TM) award-winning IPTV service, HyppTV becomes the first provider in Malaysia to broadcast 4K quality content in collaboration with its technology partner, Huawei.

Currently, the 4K quality content is viewable at Sunway Pyramid from 9th to 23rd August 2016 as the broadcaster is showcasing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games via HyppSports HD Rio 2016 channels. The four times than the standard Full HD (1080p) viewing experience is made possible through the stability and flexibility of TM’s UniFi fibre optic network and Huawei’s technical support in advanced broadcast technology.

Tan Sri Zamzamzairani, Group Chief Executive Officer, TM stated, “TM is indeed excited to be the first Malaysia’s TV Operator to offer enriched premium, world class entertainment content with 4K broadcast quality to its customers, further enhancing our entertainment proposition and more importantly providing an enhanced viewing experience for our customers on HyppTV soon.”

Meanwhile, Abraham Liu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Malaysia said, “We are very pleased to support TM in bringing the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in 4K to Malaysian viewers. As a long-term strategic partner to TM, Huawei will keep leveraging its innovation capabilities and global experience to provide the best broadcasting service to TM’s customers.”

HyppTV’s breakthrough innovation in TV broadcasting will soon be gracing the public’s screens as TM plans to bring the next wave of revolution in home entertainment and video to the nation.

From left: Mr. Foo Fang Yong, Vice President of Huawei Malaysia , Mr. H.C Chan, Chief Executive Officer Of Sunway Malls & Theme Park, Mr. Abraham Liu Kang, Chief Executive Officer of Huawei Malaysia, Mr. Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM and Ms. Emily Wee, Vice President, Business and Media Operations, New Media, TM