HOOQ CELEBRATES SUCCESS WITH NEW PARTNERS,
NEW TVOD SERVICE AND A SLEW OF NEW ASIAN AND HOLLYWOOD SHOWS
IN JUST TWO YEARS, HOOQ HAS BECOME THE NUMBER ONE VOD SERVICE
IN SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Singapore, 18 April 2017
HOOQ – the largest Video on Demand service in South-East Asia—has had a productive and successful two years since its inception, delivering the best of both Asian and Hollywood entertainment to homes across Asia. HOOQ has subscribers in the millions, all of whom can enjoy over 20,000 hours of quality entertainment, and this will be increased with new partnerships from Paramount Pictures, BBC Worldwide and Endamol Shine. Further to this, HOOQ today announced a new service that delivers movies fresh from the cinema to your home – Transactional VOD (TVOD). This allows blockbuster movies to hit the service within three months of their theatrical release. To top it all off, customers subscribing to the current Subscription VOD (SVOD) service will be able to enjoy one movie from the TVOD library each month as part of their SVOD subscription at no additional cost!
“Securing new partners such as Paramount pictures, BBC and Endamol Shine are a testament to the fact that HOOQ has the right formula to deliver quality entertainment to Asian homes, with a balance of the best Asian films and dramas alongside solid Hollywood blockbusters and series. We have never been more elated and will continue to push boundaries to evolve and stay committed to delivering the best entertainment to our customers with new services such as TVOD that bring movies to your homes quicker than ever before – even as part of your SVOD subscription,” said Chief Executive Officer of HOOQ, Mr Peter Bithos.
A FORMULA FOR SUCCESS
Built in Asia for Asia, HOOQ’s formula has been to be a subscription video-on-demand service, which continuously innovates and delivers the best quality entertainment. Whether it is HOOQ’s world first download capability for Hollywood, its weekly pricing or its ad-free freemium model, HOOQ has continue to evolve its business model for Asia. This has proven successful, with the platform securing millions of subscribers across Asia. This success comes from HOOQ’s strategy of combining the best Asian and Hollywood content with a solid distribution partner network of the top telcos and broadband providers in the region including AIS, Airtel, Globe Telecom, Telkom, and Telkomsel, just to name a few.
LATEST MOVIES FROM THE CINEMAS NOW FOR RENT ON HOOQ
HOOQ customers can now get access to the latest Hollywood blockbusters to any screen of their choice. There will be new movies available for rent each month from studios such as Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Disney, with titles such as Arrival, Underworld: Blood Wars, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, just to name a few. These movies are available for rent for just SGD6 each.
SUBSCRIPTION CUSTOMERS GET THE HOTTEST MOVIES FROM HOLLYWOOD AT NO EXTRA COST
HOOQ subscribers will get access to watch any one TVOD movie per month as part of their current subscription, while additional movies can be rented. With this new feature, HOOQ customers can now enjoy the largest library of Hollywood and Asian hits, popular TV series, and the latest movies fresh from the cinemas!
EXPANSION OF DISNEY COLLABORATION AS PART OF TVOD LAUNCH
With the launch of TVOD, HOOQ and Disney have now deepened their collaboration to include the latest titles from Disney, Lucasfilm, Marvel and Pixar. HOOQ customers can look forward to their favourite movies from the Star Wars saga, Iron Man 2, Pixar’s Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc. and The Incredibles, and many more!
WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO ON HOOQ
HOOQ is bolstering its already amazing line-up of studio content providers, including Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., Disney, DreamWorks, Lionsgate, Miramax, Starz and over a hundred Asian studios. Now HOOQ SVOD subscribers in Thailand will be able to access films from top Paramount Pictures franchises such as Mission: Impossible, Transformers and Star Trek. In addition, customers in the Philippines can binge on hit series from Endamol Shine and BBC Worldwide including Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Mistresses and Wolf Hall.
HOW TO GET HOOQ
It’s easy to get HOOQ’d. Customers can simply download the HOOQ app from Apple Store or Google Play, sign up or log in, to access HOOQ’s library of top Hollywood and Asian hits anytime, anywhere and on any device including computers, smartphones, tablets, set-top boxes, and smart TVs via Google Chromecast and all Apple devices.
Sign up today for a 7-day free trial at www.hooq.tv and pay for the subscription through credit card.
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