Warner Bros. Discovery and Unifi announced an expansion of their partnership in Malaysia with the launch of four HBO channels and the HBO GO streaming service. HBO, HBO Family, HBO Hits, and Cinemax will launch on Unifi TV, offering audiences access to the world's best TV series and movies. All Unifi TV Pack subscribers can enjoy them as a 30-day free preview from September 1. With HGTV and Cartoon Network also added on Unifi TV in August, WBD now offers nine of its channels and the regional streaming service, HBO GO, which will be available in October.
"WBD's content portfolio with Unifi is going from strength to strength. With the addition of the HBO channels on Unifi TV and HBO GO, more fans in Malaysia will be able to enjoy HBO's unique brand of premium entertainment than ever before. HBO GO offers subscribers a chance to download and stream the greatest array of storytelling for all audiences, with movies and series across genres, drama, comedy, kids, factual, lifestyle, and more, anytime, anywhere," Shonali Bedi, Head of Affiliate Distribution & Digital Partnerships – Southeast Asia & Hong Kong, Warner Bros. Discovery, said.
"We are pleased to work with Warner Bros. Discovery again to expand our international channel selections for all Unifi TV customers. These movie channels will be a great addition to our line-up, bringing our offerings to 77 channels. Through this partnership, we are strengthening Unifi TV's international channel and streaming app offerings, which already include global streaming partners, and enhancing online content and entertainment options at affordable prices for all Malaysians. To thank our loyal customers, we will offer these channels a 30-day free preview to all Unifi TV Pack subscribers from September 1," Anand Vijayan, Unifi's Executive Vice President, said.
Unifi TV customers will have access to current hit titles, including the second season of "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty," HBO Asia Original "MarkKim + Chef," and new movie premieres on HBO in September, including "Shazam! Fury of the Gods," "Tár," and "Dungeon & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves." HBO GO will also become available to Unifi TV subscribers from October onwards, giving them unparalleled streaming access to DC series and movies, HBO Originals, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry, and much more across multiple devices.