June 30, 2018

unifi TV Launches First 24 Hours Local Movie Channel - Dunia Sinema

unifi TV, the award winning IPTV service by Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), today celebrated the launch of Dunia Sinema (Ch. 128), its first 24-hour local movie channel, offering customers the best of Malaysian movies as well as a selection of favorite Asian film titles with genres ranging from Romance, Horror, Action, Comedy and more.

Previously offered as a subscription video on demand (VoD) channel on unifi TV, Dunia Sinema is now available 24-hours as a non-stop linear movie channel and is offered as part of Aneka Pack and Ultimate Pack or on an ala carte basis at RM9 per month.

With its tagline "imaginasi tanpa henti" or "never ending imagination", local movie fans are set to enjoy their favorite popular local movies on Dunia Sinema channel such as Pekak, Ophilia, Adnan Sempit, Wawa Semput, MendamBerahi, Mat Moto and many more. Fans of popular movies from Asian countries will be delighted to watch popular movies from renowned filmmakers such as Indonesia blockbuster 'Ketika Cinta Bertasbih' and 'Dalam Mihrab Cinta' as well as Thailand's favorite blockbuster movie such as 'Suddenly 20', 'May Who?', 'Ghost Ship', 'The Couple', just to name a few in Bahasa Malaysia subtitle. Specifically for the month of July, customers can enjoy local blockbuster movies such as Isteri Untuk Dijual, Abang Lejen, Nasi Tangas, Black Maria, Driving School, Make Me Shudder 2 and many more.

Commenting on the event, Emily Wee, Vice President of Business & Media Operations, TM, said, "unifi is always looking to pioneer new frontiers to deliver the best convergence experience to our customers whether browsing the internet uninterruptedly at home and on their mobile devices or watching their favourite latest series on unifi TV, anywhere anytime via unifiPlaytv app, in line with TM's promise of "Life Made Easier"."

"With the immense support and increasing demand from our customers on local content specifically for local movies, we are delighted to introduce Dunia Sinema, our first 24-hour local movie channel. With Dunia Sinema, we are opening an avenue to support local film industry and at the same time fulfilling the demand from local audiences to enjoy the best of Malaysian and Asian movies. With the vast selection available on Dunia Sinema and other world-class exciting channels on our unifi TV platform, we also hope to encourage our customers to create perfect moments with their family and friends at the comfort of their home or anywhere via unifi playTV app," she added.

The launch of Dunia Sinema was held in style at Fiesta unifi at Alamanda Putrajaya from 28 June – 4 July, a weekend-long event in conjunction with Raya celebrations. unifi customers as well as members of the public joined in the festivities, which showcased the complete range of convergence experience that unifi can offer which includes unifi Home, unifi Wifi, unifi Mobile and unifi TV. The event enables the visitors to fulfill their needs of the latest communication solution and entertainment crave from unifi.

Fiesta unifi also saw special performances, games and promotions specially for the crowd by unifi TV's local channels, HyppSensasi HD, HyppInspirasi HD, Salam HD and PesonaHD. Exciting line-up of actors and celebrities including Liyana Jasmay, Amar Asyraf, Syazuwan Hassan and Aisya Hasnaa were among the local celebrities attended the launch of Dunia Sinema (Ch. 128), taking part in the festivities as well as meet and mingle with the fans. Fiesta unifi also showcased spectacular musical performance, by Indonesian singing sensation, Virgoun brought by Pesona HD (Ch. 141), unifi TV's Indonesian entertainment channel. Fans of the Indonesian singer were thrilled by his performance of his chart-topping hits. Taking the stage alongside him were local favorites from Sony Music Malaysia, including Dato' AC Mizal, Sufian Suhaimi, Farisha Aisha, Insomniacks and Bahiyya Hanessa.

unifi TV now offers its customers a total of 115 channels with 67 channels in High Definition (HD) - consisting of 62 premium channels, 26 free channels, 2 Radio channels, 7 Video-On-Demand (VOD) channels and 18 interactive channels in a wide variety of affordable packages or via ala-carte options. In April 2018, Aneka Plus, Ruby Plus and Varnam Plus Packs were added with 20 more channels including kids, general entertainment and lifestyle channels to provide a more enriching experience to customers. To watch your favorite channels while on the move, download the unifi playTV app via the Apple Store and PlayStore or visit playtv.unifi.com.my for browser version for PC.

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