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Telekom Malaysia's HyppTV wins London award for second time

AvantiKumar | April 23, 2014
For the second consecutive year, HyppTV has secured another win at the TV Connect Industry awards, held recently in London.

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Photo - Jeremy Kung, Executive Vice President, New Media, TM (right) receiving the award for Best Component or Enabler from the organiser at the recent 2014 TV Connect Industry Awards in London.

 

For the second consecutive year, Telekom Malaysia's IPTV service - HyppTV - has garnered the TV Connect Industry award as the Best Component or Enabler, which was held recently in London.

Telekom Malaysia [TM] executive vice president, new media, Jeremy Kung, said the award recognised the breakthrough  hybrid set-top box technology, which allows the service to be made available nationwide via TM's Streamyx 4Mbps and 8Mbps packages as well as on multi-screens anytime and anywhere via HyppTV Everywhere.

"This recognition is truly another momentous occasion for us, making HyppTV the first Malaysian IPTV service to win an award for two years in a row at the prestigious TV Connect Industry Awards," said Kung.

"We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our HyppTV subscribers for their continuous support and trust in our service," he said. "This accolade is also dedicated to the team for their hard work in making HyppTV growth a journey that we all can be proud of. Receiving this international recognition again this year is another incredible achievement for us, and now with the service being expanded nationwide, this definitely drives us to further intensify our efforts towards providing our customers with the best in service and content offerings."

"This milestone also meet our important objectives which include making the service more widely available to all Malaysians as well as further enhancing the viewing experience with exciting new features such as more applications and WiFi support for the set-top box," Kung said.

HyppTV Everywhere is the first multi-screen offering by TM where subscribers can enjoy HyppTV content via multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets and PC that provides mobility and creates convenience for its customers to surf world class contents on HyppTV.

In last year's TV Connect Industry Awards 2013, HyppTV was recognised for Best Online TV Service or Solution. 

HyppTV offers its customers a total of 116 channels with 33 channels in High Definition (HD) - consisting of 50 premium channels, 27 free channels including 8 Radio Channels, 16 Video-On-Demand (VOD) genres and 21 interactive channels. HyppTV is powered by TM's high speed broadband service, UniFi and Streamyx which is available to viewers come rain or shine through its residential and business UniFi and Streamyx packages.

 

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