Disney and StarHub launch mobile video apps in Singapore
The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia (TWDC SEA) and Singaporean pay-TV operator StarHub have launched new mobile video streaming service via three new entertainment apps – WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD, and WATCH Disney Junior.
Rapid TV News reports that the WATCH Disney apps will provide StarHub TV customers with access to Disney Channel’s existing live, television network streams, exclusive and first-hand content, as well as premiere on demand episodes.
The free WATCH Disney apps are designed around Disney characters and have custom animation on a simple, child-friendly user interface. Apart from streaming of live TV channels and on-demand content, there is also a catch-up function. Selected programmes will be available in Mandarin or Malay as well as English, where available.
“We’re excited to offer Disney fans of all ages more opportunities to watch, interact, personalize and enjoy our Disney shows when and where they want it,” said Natasha Malhotra, General Manager, Branded Media Content, TWDC SEA.
“The WATCH Disney Channels apps are kid-friendly, easy to use and give kids and families access to the live streaming channels along with a robust selection of content on demand at home or on the go for authenticated Starhub subscribers,” Ms Malhotra added.