30 August 2018
StarHub TV Powers Up Asian Content Line-up
Experience the upsized and improved Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack with the addition of Hub Drama First and the enhanced TVB Jade
Singapore, 30 August 2018 – Starting from 1 September 2018, StarHub TV customers will be able to catch a greater variety of Asian first-run dramas, sitcoms and infotainment programmes with the revamped Hub Drama First (StarHub TV Channel 860) and TVB Jade (StarHub TV Channel 838). With the enhancement of TVB Jade to a 24/7 Cantonese channel, StarHub TV customers will be the first in Singapore to enjoy a 100% Cantonese channel. Hub Drama First will be added into the Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack at no additional cost.
The new and improved Hub Drama First is set to become the one-stop channel for the most up-to-date Asian dramas. Customers can look forward to catching five express titles on Hub Drama First at any-one-time, which includes titles from Hong Kong, China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan, making the VOD channel the first TV platform to show these programmes in Singapore.
Previously known as TVBJ, TVB Jade is a 24-hour Cantonese channel showing concurrent dramas and sitcoms, as well as the latest variety and infotainment programmes from TVB. Customers can now enjoy 24 hours of non-stop Cantonese entertainment and more with catch-up available for their favourite programmes. Hub Cantonese VOD (StarHub TV Channel 839) will be the companion catch-up channel to TVB Jade, giving viewers access to all the first run programmes in HD anytime, within seven days of telecast. Customers can also catch TVB E-news on Hub Cantonese VOD and stay up to date with the latest celebrity buzz from Asia.
In addition to these enhancements, Hub Drama First was added into the Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack on 28 August 2018. Customers subscribed to the Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack can enjoy all the content on Hub Drama First at no additional cost. Customers subscribed to both Hub Drama First and the Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack will be informed of these changes by 1 September 2018. This inclusion reinforces Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack as the go to destination for Asian content, with a variety of the hottest Asian titles and movies from TVB Jade, Hub VV Drama, tvN Movies and more.
“The Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack lies in the heart of our content offering and provides the best of Asian entertainment to our customers, said Lee Soo Hui, Head of Content Business Unit, StarHub. “The enhancement of its line-up with the inclusion of Hub Drama First and the revamped TVB Jade is a result of our ongoing efforts to continue delivering a best in class viewing experience to our customers. We have beefed up Hub Drama First, our inhouse on-demand channel to offer a greater variety of express titles, to meet the needs of customers who crave for more up-to-date Asian blockbusters, which can be enjoyed at their convenience. Similarly, the revamp of TVB Jade is bound to be a hit with TVB fans as they can now enjoy a 24-hour channel dedicated to showing all things TVB in its original Cantonese dialogue with programmes concurrent with Hong Kong’s telecast.”
Upcoming titles on Hub Drama First in September:
Story of Yanxi Palace (also available on TVB Jade)
Battle Through The Heaven
Another Era (also available on TVB Jade)
Hundred Days My Prince
Upcoming titles on TVB Jade in September:
Gents Can Cook
Wellness On The Go Season 5 – Celebrating Life
From now till 30 September 2018, customers can sign up for the Qiang Dang Yu Le Pack and enjoy a 50% discounted price of $14.45/month for six months (U.P. $28.90 per month). TVB Jade is also available in the Cantonese Premier Pack. Customers who sign up for the Cantonese Premier Pack from now till 30 September can enjoy a 50% discounted price of $6.42 per month for three months (U.P. $12.84 per month).