28 April 2022

Singapore, 28 April 2022 – Riding on the momentum to deliver world-class content across any screen, StarHub today announced a new collaboration with Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service, for customers to catch over 12,000 hours of premium Asian content on StarHub TV+. As the only service provider in Singapore offering bundled services with Viu, StarHub Entertainment subscribers on Asian+ will score Viu Premium access without paying a single cent more. The savings amount to more than $190 over two years!

Coming on the back of StarHub’s DARE+ strategy reveal last year, this tie-up with Viu marks the 11th app to be fully integrated within StarHub TV+. No matter their broadband or mobile service provider, customers can simply log in to the StarHub TV+ platform or app and access their preferred programmes across any screen, on-the-go.

Viu boasts a large catalogue of premium Asian content in Singapore, including fan-favourite Korean, Chinese, Thai and Hong Kong dramas. With video ad-free, English-subtitled episodes ready as fast as five hours after telecast, Viu’s speedy turnaround sets it ahead of the competition and elevates StarHub’s library with the freshest Asian programmes. On StarHub TV+, Asian+ subscribers can catch their favourite Asian "live" channels and on-demand titles; before switching over to the Viu app, where they can stream the rib-tickling variety shows 2 Days 1 Night (Season 4) and Men on a Mission; electrifying Viu Originals Now, We Are Breaking Up and Again My Life; as well as popular Korean, Thai and Chinese dramas The Red Sleeve, F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers, and To Fly With You. The Viu app has been automatically made available on their TV+ boxes. Please see the table at the end of this media release for more content highlights.

"With its bevy of popular programmes, high-definition streams, and quick work on subtitles, Viu has swiftly become a staple for all Asian drama and variety fans. Asian content has always been a crowd-pleaser amongst local viewers, and we are immensely delighted for Viu to come onboard the StarHub TV+ family," said Andrew Tan, Head of Content, StarHub [in Chinese: “星和内容业务总监陈允忠”]. “As part of our journey to becoming a one-stop hub for Asian OTT content, we have partnered with top-notch content providers such as Viu to bolster our offerings. These collaborations fit beautifully into our bold DARE+ vision – to offer an infinite continuum of OTT streaming entertainment, for our customers to enjoy their favourite titles anytime, anywhere, and on any screen.”

“We are thrilled to partner with StarHub to bring the best of Asian entertainment under one roof. With this partnership and Viu’s stellar line-up of the hottest content from around the region, StarHub customers will now be able to seamlessly enjoy the best viewing experience on Viu regardless of device. As viewing habits continue to shift, we aim to provide all Viu-ers with the best entertainment experience wherever they are – both on their mobile devices and in their homes,” said Anson Tan, Country Head, Viu Singapore [in Chinese: “Viu新加坡总经理陈麒旭”]

 

Price and packaging details

Only on StarHub, Asian entertainment fans can enjoy unfettered access to highly acclaimed dramas and variety shows, including those on Viu Premium, with a single pass. All they need is an Asian+ Pass at $30 per month, with a two-year contract. For more information on Asian+, please visit www.starhub.com/asianplus

 

Title

Synopsis

Premiere date

2 Days 1 Night (Season 4)

The variety series 2 Days and 1 Night is back for season 4 with an exciting cast – Youn Jung-hoon the big brother, Ravi who’s 15 years younger than Jung-hoon, Kim Jong-min the living history of 2 Days and 1 Night, and more! In unpredictable situations and environments, the members will showcase their fun sides and chemistry to capture viewers.

 

Currently streaming; new episode out every Monday

Men on a Mission

A talk show program set in a school, each episode features new celebrity guests as transfer students at the “Brother School”, where seven mischievous students wait for them. In one of the show’s iconic segments, celebrity guests come up with random questions about themselves, and the hosts called “Knowledgeable Bros” would make humorous guesses.

 

Currently streaming; new episode out every Sunday

Again My Life (Viu Original)

“K” (Lee Joon-gi) is a righteous and hot-blooded prosecutor who has no qualms with standing against corruption and tyranny. When this gets him brutally murdered, a grim reaper offers to join hands with K and to give him another chance at overthrowing his powerful adversaries. Determined, K accepts the offer and resurrects, only to find himself back in the past, in the body of his university self, but with all the memories and knowledge of his future self.

 

Currently streaming; new episodes out every Friday and Saturday

Now, We Are Breaking Up (Viu Original)

Starring K-drama queen Song Hye-gyo, this Viu Original series features a story about love and break-ups. Song Hye-gyo stars as a beautiful and trendy lead for the design department of a fashion company. She's also a realist who prioritises her own stability above all else. However, when she meets Yoon Jae-gook (Jang Ki-yong), a rich freelancer photographer, they unwittingly start to change each other's minds.

Available now

The Red Sleeve

Based on the novel of the same name, The Red Sleeve is a royal court romance love story between a young prince and a court lady. After the brutal death of his father, young prince Yi San (Lee Jun-ho) is next in line to take the throne, once his cruel and ruthless grandfather dies. He meets Seong Deok-im (Lee Se Young) in court and falls in love with her. He tries to convince her to be his official concubine, but the strong-willed and free-spirited Deok-im refuses, knowing that the role would restrict her freedom.

 

Available now

F4 Thailand: Boys Over Flowers

The Thai adaption of the Japanese manga series, Boys Over Flowers. It features a stellar cast, including Bright Vachirawit and Win Metawin from 2gether: The Series and Still 2gether.

It tells the story of Gorya, a girl from a low-class family who successfully enrolls at an ultra-elite school and soon becomes involved with the notorious, rich and handsome F4 clique in a whirlwind of confusion and love triangles.

 

Available now