View Online Malaysia TV Program – FREE!

July 20, 2007 at 7:03 am 2 comments

Yes, you heard it right. The next big wave in local television programming – Online TV Catch Up; brought to you by Media Prima Sdn Bhd that houses the familiar TV channels we used to grow up with – TV3, ntv7, 8TV and TV9; hitting your local internet entertainment shore, sooner than you know.

Speaking to reporters earlier this month, Paul Moss, Media Prima’s Network Media Portals General Manager relates that the “Catch Up TV” service will be offering episodes that goes on free for up to seven days – after which will be stored in an archive as Premium Content; within 12 hours of the programme last played on TV, catering for all stations. Options are provided for viewers to access the Premium Contents by paying a yet to confirmed Pay-Per-Download or Monthly Subscription Price.

Paul Moss
Paul Moss

It was told that the lowest price per episode is RM1 while older episodes may goes up to RM2. On the other hand, monthly subscription fees are between RM10 for up to 100/150 downloads per month. These prices however, are not finalized and subject to changes when the service launched somewhere at the end of August.

Emulating international player in the industry such as the United States, where full streaming of popular TV Shows such as CSI, NCIS and Heroes are made available online is indeed a great move by Media Prima in an attempt to strengthen their stand in our local TV industry. Having such a strong online presence not only benefits viewers – local and abroad alike; while keeping them excited over what’s ahead but it also spills to their existing line of advertisers and business partners. Advertisers and Business Partners are given a new platform to promote their products/services by working in tandem with the network efforts in promoting each individual TV Station’s Website to their advantage.

For us mere mortals, let’s keep our heads up for more updates – sometimes sooner than we expected. Let’s embrace the new wave. Our country are moving another step forward, this time around – it’s Online TV. Malaysia Boleh-la!

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Freearcade  |  July 27, 2007 at 6:47 am

    Great site allot of good information. Most people dont put so much effort into thier sites. Found what i was looking for just wanted to show some appreciation.

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  • 2. nana  |  August 25, 2007 at 1:18 am

    http://www.syoktv.net already started with their streaming since 2 years ago. with the RTM1, RTM2, TV3, NTV7, 8TV, TV9, Astro Ria, Astro Prima content. by the way, they charges about rm30 permonth which i think quite expensive.

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