Watch BBC shows anytime, anywhere
FANS of BBC shows can now watch their favourite programmes online or on various devices — from tablets to smartphones.
Telekom MalaysiaIPTV service HyppTV and BBC Worldwide, the main commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation, recently launched the BBC Player.
This authenticated multi-genre Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVOD) service allows BBC fans to watch the best BBC content anytime, anywhere. Viewers will have access to BBC First, BBC Brit, BBC Earth, BBC Lifestyle, C Beebies and BBC World News.
BBC Brit, a new genre brand offering premium factual entertainment, is available exclusively on the BBC Player. Viewers will get to watch shows like Top Gear and Special Forces — Ultimate Hell Week.
BBC First, launched here last October, showcases premium and original drama series, such as SS-GB and Love Nina.
The other channels offer a diverse range of shows from David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities, Rachel Khoo’s Kitchen Notebook: Cosmopolitan Cook and Ramsay’s Hotel Hell to Go Jetters, Sarah & Duck and Trust Me, Top Gear is available exclusively on the BBC Brit channel via the BBC Player app and online.
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At the launch event, emceed by Jeanne Leong, BBC Worldwide communications director, at Ruyi & Lyn in Bangsar Shopping Centre in Kuala Lumpur, TM’s Executive Vice-President of New Media Jeremy Kung said: “We remain committed to improving
our service with the latest innovation and in looking for ways to delight our viewers with more exciting offerings.”
On the issue of piracy, Kung said that working with partners contains the problem by making it, “extra easy for consumers and affordable as well. Our latest partnership with BBC Worldwide to launch BBC Player will allow us to serve our viewers with quality content from BBC that they can watch anytime, anywhere,” he added.
BBC Worldwide Senior Vice-President and General Manager for South and South East Asia Myleeta Aga said: “We are excited that Malaysia is the second country in the
world (after Singapore) where the BBC Player is available and are confident that it’ll be a hit.”
Content on the six BBC channels are viewable via the BBC Player.
The app is available free for HyppTV Jumbo Pack subscribers. Shows can also be downloaded onto a device and stored for 30 days.
Download the BBC Player app from the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. HyppTV Jumbo Pack subscribers can also watch the channels online on player.bbc. com.