HotStar Set for Singapore Launch on November 1


The Indian streaming service Hotstar arrives in Singapore on November 1, delivering a mix of live cricket, movies, original series, shows from Star Vijay and Star Plus and news.

Singaporeans can opt for a standalone subscription for S$69.98 or sign up via cable operator StarHub. Hotstar will be accessible with the Indian+ package on the StarHub TV+ service, which costs S$15 a month on a 24-month contract or S$25 a month on a 12-month contract.

“With an extensive range of content, featuring the biggest stars and an unparalleled user experience, Hotstar changed the way Indians consume content, quickly becoming the country’s leading streaming service,” said Amit Malhotra, regional lead for emerging markets at The Walt Disney Company APAC. “We are excited to launch Hotstar in collaboration with StarHub, and bring the same world-class service to audiences in Singapore.”

“We are thrilled to welcome another top-class streaming app onto StarHub TV+ service as we continue with unabated momentum to add the hottest and freshest content to entertain our customers,” added Johan Buse, chief of the consumer business group at StarHub. “As the number one subscription video on demand (SVOD) service in India, Hotstar boasts a myriad of Indian blockbuster films, TV shows and the highly anticipated Dream11 Indian Premier League playoffs and final, complementing StarHub’s existing TV channels to give our customers the best lineup of Tamil and Hindi entertainment content in Singapore.”

Hotstar is also available in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.