StarHub TV Offering Subscription Movie Service


SINGAPORE: StarHub TV has added the monthly subscription service CATCHPLAY Unlimited, which allows viewers in Southeast Asia to watch a wide variety of movies.

CATCHPLAY Unlimited will feature everything from Hollywood blockbusters to classic movies by independent studios such as Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment, Legendary Pictures and The Weinstein Company. This includes action flicks (RED 2, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), dramas (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and 2) and critically acclaimed Academy Award winners (12 Years a Slave, The Imitation Game, The Iron Lady). A selection of Asian movies will also be added to the lineup shortly.

Additionally, CATCHPLAY will provide a selection of films to StarHub’s VOD catalog.

“We are delighted that our customers will be the first in the region to enjoy this new and exciting movie-viewing experience,” said Lee Soo Hui, the head of the media business unit at StarHub. “By delivering CATCHPLAY’s extensive library of titles over our pay-TV platform, we can offer movie lovers an ever-growing collection of the latest Hollywood and international blockbusters. More titles will be added on a weekly basis and as always, we will refine the service based on our customers’ feedback and viewing habits.”

“This is just the beginning of it,” said Daphne Yang, CATCHPLAY’s CEO. “We are committed to providing the best movie-content service in the region. From studio tent poles to art house hidden gems, we love them all as movie buffs ourselves and believe that there should be a comprehensive, one-stop service tailored for movie lovers. We are thrilled that StarHub shares our vision and is as passionate as we are in providing the best movie-viewing experience to customers in Singapore.”