StarHub secures Singaporean EPL rights in surprise deal

StarHub has agreed a six-season rights deal with the English Premier League for Singapore. The deal will see StarHub take over the rights from Singtel, which has held the rights to the EPL since 2010-11. The exclusive deal will run from 2022-23 to 2027-28. StarHub will broadcast all 380 matches per season and has promised […]

Prime Video launches on StarHub TV+

Singaporean telco StarHub has announced the launch of Amazon Prime Video on its StarHub TV+ pay TV platform. The ninth OTT service to be fully integrated within StarHub TV+, Prime Video’s content portfolio of originals and licenced content complements StarHub’s offering which it claims to be the largest local repository of streaming services, apps and […]

Singapore multiplay market set for continued growth

The multiplay service market in Singapore is set for steady growth over the first half of the 2020s. According to GlobalData, revenue generated from multiplay service bundles in the country from operators such as Singttel and Starhub will grow at 7% CAGR over 2020-2025. The firm says that this is largely due to rise in […]

Disney+ announces Singapore launch via StarHub

Disney+ will land in Singapore via StarHub, the company has revealed. StarHub, one of the four major telcos in Singapore, announced an exclusive deal with Disney to become its official distributor in the country with its TV, mobile and broadband offerings. The streamer will launch in Singapore on February 23 and will be exclusively available […]

Starhub taps Broadpeak for converged IPTV and OTT service

Singapore service provider StarHub has chosen content delivery network (CDN) and streaming video tech specialist Broadpeak to provide technology to deliver  StarHub TV+, its new converged IPTV and OTT TV service. Using a CDN, content packaging, storage, and origination solution from Broadpeak, StarHub is delivering OTT live TV and VOD content on multiple screens with, […]

Singapore’s StarHub moves all TV subs from cable to fibre

Singapore-based cable and pay TV operator has completed the migration of its services from HFC cable to a full fibre network. The company has advised coustomers that their cable TV set-top boxes are now redundant and has set up e-waste collection bins at 450 sites across the island state to collect them. The operator is […]

StarHub cuts 300 jobs in transformation drive

Singaporean telco StarHub has unveiled plans for a “strategic transformation” that will result in the loss of around 300 jobs. Justifying the cuts, CEO Peter Kaliaropoulos said: “The intense competitive ferocity across the market, new entrants, lower voice revenues, thinning margins for fixed broadband services, high content costs for pay TV operations and high market […]

Love Nature HD prepares Asian launch

Love Nature is set to make its Asian debut later this month by launching in Singapore via operator StarHub TV. The deal, which was announced today at the Casbaa Convention in Macau, China, will see Love Nature become available in HD to StarHub’s pay TV customers on channel 416. “The introduction of Love Nature to […]

BBC launches first TV Everywhere service

BBC Worldwide has launched BBC Player, a branded TV Everywhere service in partnership with Singaporean pay TV giant StarHub. TV Everywhere services have proved popular with channels and operators in the US in particular, and allow authenticated pay TV subs to stream channels from their pay TV bundle. The branded BBC Player, which is now […]

Starhub partners with Nagra for Netflix launch

Singapore-based pay TV operator, Starhub, has partnered with Nagra to launch Netflix on its Fibre TV platform. The launch was enabled by Nagra’s MediaLive Suite set-top box reference platform and anyCAST CONNECT security solution, and was announced on the same day that executives from Starhub and Nagra both spoke at TV Connect in London. “We […]