tonton and Maxis make all MaxisOne Plan Customers a tonton VIP

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KUALA LUMPUR, 2 SEPTEMBER 2016 – Media Prima Television Networks (MPTN) announced a smart partnership with Maxis Berhad that will enable tonton subscribers on the MaxisOne Plan to enjoy free 5GB video streaming data every month alongside a FREE 60-day trial of tonton’s VIP subscription.

Datuk Kamal Khalid, Chief Executive Officer of Media Prima Television Networks said, “Media Prima Television Networks is proud to partner Maxis Berhad to make tonton more accessible to consumers nationwide. The collaboration will allow MaxisOne Plan customers to easily enjoy quality content anywhere, on the go, from their mobile devices with the 5GB of free video streaming data for both tonton and tonton VIP members.

“Users will be able to upgrade to a tonton VIP membership that comes with zero-video ads, download and watch later functionality, access to the full library and loads of VIP perks in just a couple of taps. MaxisOne plan users will get an exclusive 60-day FREE tonton VIP membership upgrade and will be charged RM10 per month thereafter. To subscribe, simply logon to tonton.com.my on your Maxis mobile device”.

Subscribers to tonton, Malaysia’s highly popular Over-the-Top (OTT) service provider with over 5.9 million registered users, enjoys an abundance of entertainment choices with access to over 23,000 hours of content. Registration for tonton is free though premium content and special features are only available for tonton VIP subscribers.

tonton VIP users are able to watch shows before it goes on free to air television, binge watch drama series, enjoy the exclusive live broadcast of events and enjoy premium live channels. The service is available through its website at tonton.com.my or users may choose to download the tonton app readily available for iOS and Android devices.

“While there are many OTT players currently available for Malaysian consumers, tonton’s unique selling proposition is that we provide the most sought after local content in Bahasa Malaysia and Mandarin. We are also home to the best regional content having tied up agreements with TVB Hong Kong, KBS Korea, CJ E&M Korea, Jiangsu Television China and more!

“Amongst the exclusive titles currently available on tonton include Cinta Roller Coaster, Cinta Masam Manis, Hijab Chic plus hot Korean titles such as Descendants of the Sun, Bring It On, and Ghost. We have big plans to bring more regional content from neighbouring countries” said Datuk Kamal.

He added that the smart partnership with Maxis is the latest done by MPTN having concluded similar collaborations with other telecommunications companies earlier this year to allow consumers greater access to tonton.

“The collaborations with the major telecommunications providers present an opportunity for MPTN to reach new target audience who consume media via their mobile devices. As we have always said, at MPTN, we are more than just television,” concluded Datuk Kamal.

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