Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) has announced the addition of seven (7) new premium channels, five (5) new Video On Demand (VOD) categories and two (2) new interactive applications to Malaysia’s newest Pay TV service – HyppTV; set to be available in June 2011. With this, HyppTV’s current line up is now a total of 44 channels – 15 free channels, 29 premium channels, 14 VOD categories and 11 interactive applications.

The new premium channels are: Al Jazeera, tvN HD, Nat Geo Adventure HD, Nat Geo Music, Syfy HD, SS Music and EMAS., Whilst the new VOD categories are: Series – Malaysian Package, Knowledge – Nature Package, Kids – Dino, Kids – Animasi and Kids – Galaxy. The two new interactive applications are Youtube and Facebook. The announcement, as well as a showcase of the new channels, new VOD categories and interactive applications, was made at a media and bloggers session in Kuala Lumpur on 6 May 2011.

Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM who was present to unveil the new HyppTV content enthused that the new premium channels and the new VOD categories as well as the new interactive applications constitute another milestone in TM’s overall plan to progressively grow its HyppTV content offerings across a variety of genres and satisfy the diverse range of viewing preferences of our audience.

HyppTV’s New Channels
  1. Al Jazeera - Middle East 24-hour news contents
  2. tvN HD - Korean entertainment contents
  3. Nat Geo Adventure HD - Tourism
  4. Nat Geo Music - Music
  5. Syfy HD - Science fiction
  6. SS Music - Indian music
  7. EMAS - Majalah 3, Sinaran, Pi Mai Pi Mai Tang Tu, Wanita Hari Ini, Malaysia Hari Ini, Senario, Melodi, Persona Bintang, Nona, and Cereka Perdana.
About HyppTV’s VOD Categories
  1. Series-Malaysian Package - Malay drama, cooking show, variety, documentary
  2. Knowledge-Nature Package - English documentary programs consisting series and movies
  3. Kids-Dino - Kids favorite- English cartoon
  4. Kids-Animasi - Local Malay animation
  5. Kids-Galaxy - English cartoon
  6. Movies-Hollywood Latest - Hollywood movies 5-6 months after cinema release
  7. Movies-Hollywood Package - Evergreen Hollywood movies
  8. Movies-Malaysian Latest - Latest movies
  9. Movies-Malaysian Package - Local library titles
  10. Movies-Asian Latest - Mixture of Japanese, Korean, Thai, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China & Indonesian movies from recent years
  11. Movies-Asian Package - Older Asian movies
  12. Series-Hollywood Premiere - CSI series 24 hours right after US screening
  13. Series-Hollywood - Hollywood past season series
  14. Series-Asian - Asian series
About HyppTV’s Interactive Applications
  1. Malaysian History - Enhance your appreciation of national history with collections from Arkib Negara Malaysia. From “Hari Ini Dalam Sejarah” to “Documentary of the Month”; all for your knowledge well.
  2. Flight Information - Check the KLIA Flight Schedule at your convenience.
  3. Waktu Solat - Get to know your prayer time at your convenience.
  4. Games - Simple and free games for you and your family.
    From puzzle, to action games; we have it all here in HyppTV
  5. - Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world, from
  6. Ilham Bicara - Talks by renowned local speakers and a platform for Public Service Announcement (PSA).
  7. The Making Of… - Get up close and personal with behind-the-scene footages and interviews with your favourite stars.
  8. Cinema Movie Trailers - Latest movie trailers for the movie buffs.
  9. News Headline - Get daily headlines on Nation, Sports, Business & Entertainment from The Star
  10. YouTube - Stream your favourite videos on a larger screen for the viewing of the entire family
  11. Facebook - Update your Facebook from your TV!

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