29 October 2020
StarHub adds seventh fully integrated streaming app to StarHub TV+ with new iQIYI partnership
Singapore, 29 October 2020 – StarHub today announced a new partnership with iQIYI, for customers to binge-watch 3,000 of the freshest, most popular Asian dramas and movies on their mobile phones or TVs through Singapore’s simplest all-in-one entertainment service, StarHub TV+. Boasting the largest Chinese content library in the world and the hottest original shows, China-based iQIYI is one of the largest video streaming providers in the world and the seventh Over-the-top (OTT) entertainment service to be added to StarHub’s growing stable of partners.
As a celebratory launch promotion, starting today, all new and existing StarHub TV+ customers who sign up for an iQIYI Standard VIP Membership will get to experience iQIYI’s exciting catalogue of Asian titles free-of-charge for two months (Usual Rate: $8.98 monthly). Separately, new and re-contracting Mobile Postpaid customers will enjoy a free two-month trial access for the iQIYI Standard VIP and iQIYI Premium VIP Membership.
This tie-up comes right after the launch of StarHub TV+, as StarHub continues to curate and grow its stable of OTT partners and TV channels to give customers a comprehensive library of content ranging from the latest and hottest dramas, variety shows, movies, infotainment as well as live sporting action. With the integration of StarHub TV+ channels and streaming apps such as iQIYI, customers can conveniently switch between their favourite streaming services, apps and TV shows, while controlling all their subscriptions on one convenient location.
Andrew Tan, Director for Content, StarHub said, “We are committed to bringing the best entertainment content, be it from streaming services, TV shows or Video-on-Demand content to StarHub TV+ and are delighted to welcome iQIYI into our suite of streaming partners. As one of the leading Asian video streaming providers and home to a wide-range of popular Chinese and Korean shows, iQIYI further enhances our Asian entertainment offerings, adding to our already impressive portfolio of content. Customers can continue to look forward to the freshest entertainment line-up as StarHub TV+ gets bigger and better.”
Dinesh Ratnam, Country Manager of Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei, iQIYI International said, “We are thrilled to partner with StarHub, a leading Singapore info-communication and entertainment provider, to offer the best of Asian entertainment to its users. We’ve had enormous success recently in Singapore with the launch of our remake of The Little Nyonya, and are excited to build on that with our upcoming new releases. We look forward to delivering a wholesome streaming experience to StarHub’s TV+ and Mobile+ customers.”
An iQIYI subscription is available without contract at $8.98 monthly for a Standard VIP Membership or at $12.98 monthly for a Premium VIP Membership. Both tiers offer customers the full catalogue of content for streaming or offline viewing via download. Customers on the premium tier will be able to catch the shows on four screens instead of two. StarHub customers can conveniently manage their iQIYI subscription through the My StarHub app.
For more information on StarHub TV+ and iQIYI, please visit http://www.starhub.com/iqiyi.