Disney has announced it will be launching its Hotstar streaming service in Singapore on November 1st, however, it won’t include all the Disney+ Original content, like the Indian premium video streaming service which is dedicated to live cricket and entertainment. Audiences in Singapore will now have front row seats to a unique mix of content spanning across live cricket, movie premieres, original series and movies, shows from Star Vijay & Star Plus, and live news – all in one app!
As a launch bonanza, consumers can avail free access to the last four Dream11 IPL 2020 league matches, including CSK vs. KXIP (6 pm) and KKR vs. RR (10 pm) on November 1; DC vs. RCB (10 pm) on November 2; and SRH vs. MI (10 pm) on November 3.
Starting November 1st, consumers in Singapore can subscribe to the service directly through the Hotstar website (www.hotstar.com/sg) or the Hotstar app on Android or iOS devices for a subscription fee of S$69.98 annually. The service will be available on connected TV devices such as Apple TV, Android TV and Google Chromecast. All Hotstar users will also have access to two concurrent streams and unlimited download (excluding live feed) per device.
Hotstar has collaborated with StarHub to make the streaming service accessible with Indian+ on StarHub TV+ service. With this offer, all StarHub Indian+ subscribers on a 12 or 24-month contract will be able to access Hotstar, including the highly anticipated Dream11 Indian Premier League 2020 Playoffs and Final, starting November 1 at no additional charges. Indian+ is available to customers at just S$15 a month on a 24-month contract or S$25 a month on a 12-month contract. Consumers can sign up for Indian+ at the nearest StarHub outlet or online: starhub.com/indianplus.
“With an extensive range of content, featuring the biggest stars and an unparalleled user experience, Hotstar changed the way Indians consume content, quickly becoming the country’s leading streaming service. We are excited to launch Hotstar in collaboration with StarHub, and bring the same world-class service to audiences in Singapore,”
said Amit Malhotra, Regional Lead, Emerging Markets, The Walt Disney Company APAC.
“We are thrilled to welcome another top-class streaming app onto StarHub TV+ service as we continue with unabated momentum to add the hottest and freshest content to entertain our customers. As the number one subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in India, Hotstar boasts a myriad of Indian blockbuster films, TV shows, and the highly anticipated Dream11 Indian Premier League Playoffs and Final, complementing StarHub’s existing TV channels to give our customers the best line-up of Tamil and Hindi entertainment content in Singapore,”
said Johan Buse, Chief of Consumer Business Group, StarHub.” said Johan Buse, Chief of Consumer Business Group, StarHub.
Home to India’s most extensive entertainment library, Hotstar features over 85,000 hours of premium content, including ad-free viewing of more than 2,000 movies and 900 TV shows.