BBC Entertainment launches on Malaysia's Hypp TV platform

MUMBAI: BBC Worldwide Channels has launched BBC Entertainment in Malaysia on Telekom Malaysia‘s IPTV platform, Hypp TV. The channel joins BBC Knowledge, BBC Lifestyle and CBeebies, which have been on the platform since the introduction of Hypp TV in 2009.

Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) is Malaysia‘s leading integrated information and communications group, offering a comprehensive range of communication services and solutions in broadband, data and fixed-line.

"We are excited that four of our branded channels encapsulating the quality, breadth and depth of our programming, are now available to TM Net‘s Hypp TV subscribers," said BBC Worldwide Channels Asia GM and SVP Mark Whitehead.

"Malaysia is an important market for BBC Worldwide and our latest partnership with TM Net for BBC Entertainment builds on our commitment to bring great quality programming to more viewers in Asia."

Said TM Consumer EVP Jeremy Kung said, "BBC Worldwide‘s channels enjoy wide acclaim worldwide. We are happy to add BBC Entertainment to our offerings to our viewers. We are confident that BBC Entertainment‘s high quality programming will be welcomed by our viewers."

BBC Entertainment showcases the very best of comedy, drama and light entertainment from the BBC and other UK production houses. On Hypp TV, the channel is available on channel 161.

In Asia, besides Malaysia, BBC Entertainment is also available in Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and India.

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