iflix, the latest Internet TV service in Southeast Asia launched its service in Malaysia yesterday. The service cost RM10/month or at a discounted price of RM96 per year (RM8/month).
Malaysians can sign up for a 14-day trial granting them full access to all the iflix features and content without having to submit credit card or payment details to participate.
Subscriptions will entitle users to:
- Unlimited access to iflix’s vast library of over 10,000 hours of top quality Western, Asian and Local content;
- Access to iflix on up to 5 devices of their choice, whether smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop, connected TV or other connected device;
- Share an iflix subscription and simultaneously watch different content on two different devices at the same time for each subscription;
Subscriptions come with no strings attached, no hidden catches and no contracts.
The company recently announced a succession of content deals with Hollywood and international studios, including Warner Bros, BBC Worldwide and Twentieth Century Fox, among others.
iflix said that it offers subscribers everything from iconic, critically-acclaimed TV series to fan-favourite films, to local Malaysian programs and movies, to Asian language shows including hugely popular Korean dramas, as well as a comprehensive collection of children’s programming.
Amongst the thousands of titles available for iflix subscribers include The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Glee, Sherlock, Transformers, The Dark Knight, and Star Trek; popular Malay drama Ariana Rose, Korean drama, Bel Ami and many more. Emmy nominated US phenomena Black Sails will also be available exclusively on iflix, it said.
Azran Osman-Rani, iflix Group COO and CEO of iflix Malaysia commented: “We are incredibly excited to bring iflix’s fantastic service to Malaysia, and are 100% committed to continuously improving that service. We will continue to iterate and introduce new features and upgrades in the coming weeks, including an upcoming ability to download programs for offline viewing”, and any other improvements based on customer feedback. Our goal is to make it the most user-friendly streaming video-on-demand app anywhere in the world.
Iflix Group CEO, Mark Britt added: “We created iflix’s revolutionary service to cater specifically to the demands of Southeast Asian consumers. We understand that the media landscape today is changing rapidly and that viewers want greater flexibility with both what they watch and when and how they watch it. iflix brings the best in entertainment to consumers across the region at an extraordinary price.”