TM and BBC Studios launches BBC Player app Exclusively For All unifi Broadband Customers in Malaysia

We know we Malaysian love to watch TV. Now, there's a great news for all of us. BBC Studios and unifi TV has announced the expansion of the BBC Player service, enabling all unifi and pre-unifi (Streamyx) customers to enjoy the best of British documentaries, dramas, comedies, lifestyle and preschool programmes via streaming and downloading of the content to their devices.

Previously available only to subscribers of unifi TV’s Ultimate pack, BBC Player will now be available to more than two million unifi subscribers for FREE for 30 days.
“More and more viewers are going to online platforms in search of interesting programmes to watch. The Malaysian audience on BBC Player has steadily grown since the service was launched in early 2017, signaling an increasing appetite for our content online. Dramas like Victoria, lifestyle programmes like the award-winning The Great British Bake-Off, our blue-chip natural history programmes like Blue Planet II, and the ever popular irreverent Top Gear, consistently top the charts as the most-watched programmes by unifi’s Ultimate Pack subscribers, on both BBC Player and unifi TV,” said Ryan Shiotani, Vice President, Content, Asia of BBC Studios.
Ryan Shiotani, Vice President, Content, Asia, BBC Studios presents the trends in viewership especially related to contents by BBC Studios.

“It is evident that BBC content resonates with Malaysians and their families who are looking for high quality, intelligent programmes. We are glad that we are now able to offer these programmes to a wider base of Malaysians,” he added.
Emily Wee, Vice President, unifi Content (Product) talks about the collaboration between unifi and BBC Studios in bringing BBC Player to all unifi broadband subscribers.

Meanwhile, Emily Wee, Vice President of unifi Content (Product) said, “The BBC brand is synonymous with quality and trust. These are the same traits our customers expect and demand from us. We at unifi TV are happy to be collaborating with BBC to meet the diverse needs from our customers by providing a compelling suite of BBC channels as well as access to top rated British content via BBC Player.”
Emily Wee, Vice President, unifi Content (Product) and Ryan Shiotani, Vice President, Content, Asia, BBC Studios; presenting the BBC Player during the launch of BBC Player Expansion.


Asia commission, Got Science? to launch on BBC Earth and BBC Player

At the press event announcing the expansion of the BBC Player service, BBC Studios also announced the launch of “Got Science?” – an entertaining science magazine show hosted by Malaysian funnyman, Harith Iskander, the godfather of Stand-Up Comedy in Malaysia and winner of Laugh Factory’s ‘Funniest Person in the World 2016’.

In this BBC Earth original commission, Harith Iskander explores and explains the science in everyday life using reason, logic, and rationale, and science. Some of the themes explored in the series are food, health and fitness, sport, anatomy and technology. Got Science? is set to premiere on BBC Earth on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 at 8.05pm, and will be available on BBC Player at the same time.

Other award-winning and premium shows that are available on BBC Player include:

Donal’s Asian Baking Adventure – which follows Irish food writer, photographer and television presenter Donal Skehan as he discovers the flavours and secrets of Asian baking, with stops in Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Malaysia.

Patrick Melrose – The Emmy-award nominated drama, based on the semi-autobiographical novel series from Edward St. Aubyn, Patrick Melrose (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) is the study of a wealthy, damaged man. The five-part drama follows him from his dreadful childhood, and his adult struggles with substance abuse and later quest for recovery.

MasterChef UK (series 14) – The world’s most successful food format, MasterChef sets out to find the UK’s best amateur cook. A cook whose talent and passion could transform their life. Only one will be crowned the nation’s MasterChef. Series 14 brought to the world stage Malaysian Zaleha Olpin, whose chicken rendang was deemed “not crispy”.

Blue Planet II – seven-part award-winning landmark series from the multi-award winning BBC Studios Natural History Unit, was the UK’s most-viewed television show of 2017 and continues to make waves. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series involved 1406 days filming including four years underwater, was filmed in depths as far as 8km deep, and spawned 15 new scientific papers on new behaviour captured, and had a confirmed over 25 filming firsts across the series.

The Graham Norton Show – in which British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award-winning comedian Graham Norton hosts his long-running, eponymous talk show on which he discusses the people, trends and news stories that interest him the most. Hollywood A-listers like Tom Cruise, Rihana and Will Smith regularly show up to partake in the fun and games.

BBC Player is available as an app – downloadable from the Apple and Google Play app stores, and online at www.bbcplayer.com.
To activate the 30-day free trial, unifi subscribers just need to sign in to the BBC Player app or website while on their unifi home broadband network.

After the 30-day free trial, the subscription will be priced at RM10 a month and the BBC Player subscription fee will be reflected in the customers’ monthly bills.

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