Iflix, the Southeast Asian Internet TV service, has partnered with Celcom Axiata (Celcom), a Malaysian data network provider, enabling Celcom to provide TV shows, movies and other content to its more than 12 million customers in Malaysia.
From 15 March 2016, all Celcom subscribers will enjoy two months of full access to iflix to stream seamlessly on Celcom’s 4G network at no additional cost, compliments of Celcom (valued at RM20). Following the two-month expiry, customers can continue to enjoy iflix at a special rate of RM9 per month with auto renewal, charged directly to their postpaid or prepaid Celcom accounts through integrated mobile carrier billing.
Azran Osman-Rani, iflix Group COO and CEO of iflix Malaysia commented: “With our seamless signup process, Celcom subscribers will be able to enjoy uninterrupted and unlimited access to thousands of their favourite TV shows, movies and more on iflix. This partnership with Celcom once again reaffirms our commitment to offer Malaysian audiences the best in entertainment content from around the world.”
Zalman Aefendy Zainal Abidin, Chief of Sales and Marketing Officer of Celcom, said Celcom is focused on developing OTT services, to better cater to the changing digital needs of its customers. “Iflix is one of the kind, it can be enjoyed on multiple devices at any time anywhere and it screams value for money. Customers can watch movie content seamlessly backed by Celcom’s extensive network coverage,” he said.
The announcement follows on a succession of benchmark partnerships with telecommunications providers as part of the iflix’s commitment to bring the best in entertainment to Malaysian consumers across the country.
Now available in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines, iflix plans to continue to roll out its service to additional key Southeast Asian markets in the coming months.