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Digi-iflix partnership eases customer access to on-demand entertainment
Three winning ideas move to solutions development phase
KUALA LUMPUR, 3 September 2015 - Digi Telecommunication Sdn Bhd (Digi) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a strategic agreement with iflix, Southeast Asia's leading Internet TV service, to provide direct billing for iflix's service to Digi customers.
Digi customers can now charge their iflix subscriptions (RM10/month for monthly subscriptions or RM8/month for annual subscriptions) to their postpaid or prepaid Digi accounts through integrated mobile carrier billing. Along with a seamless payment experience, Digi customers will additionally receive a complimentary 60-day access to iflix which they can stream on Digi's high-speed 4G LTE and 3G network. Furthermore, after the 60-day complimentary access, customers who subscribe to an iflix monthly subscription plan will be entitled to an extra 1GB internet data quota to stream iflix on Digi's network at no extra charge. Digi customers can subscribe to this service by visiting digi.iflix.com
Christian Thrane, Digi's Chief Marketing Officer, said: "As a movie buff that also enjoys my fair share of TV, I am certain that many fans have been crying out for a service like this for a long time. iflix's high quality, on-demand video streaming can be enjoyed conveniently on any mobile device while on the go, which is great for those looking to take a break from a long day or during their commute. We are excited to partner with iflix to bring this service to all our customers."
Azran Osman-Rani, iflix Group COO and CEO of iflix Malaysia, commented: "iflix is committed to providing a world class service that allows Malaysians to access the world's best TV shows and movies whenever, wherever. Our partnership with Digi allows us to further deliver on this commitment by bringing together two companies with a common vision, and a focus on innovative initiatives designed to create awesome experiences for Malaysians on their mobile devices."
Recognized as one of Forbes' World's Most Innovative Companies 2014, Digi continues to lead the Malaysian telecommunications industry with its innovative product and service offerings, which include building a mobile Internet environment that delivers a superior, high-quality digital experience to the company's more than 11 million customers nationwide.