Singtel adds HOOQ to OTT video portal app

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Singtel has expanded its OTT video portal app CAST to incorporate the video on demand streaming service HOOQ.

HOOQ, a joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Warner Bros, has a library of over 20,000 movies and TV series. It has launched across SEA and in India.

Movies are available on the platform up to 90 days after cinema release, and TV series are telecast on the same day as the US.

With its incorporation into CAST, the HOOQ content library can now be viewed on mobile devices, tablets or TV screens through Android TV or Chromecast.

CAST users will be offered a three-month trial of HOOQ, after which they can subscribe on a 12-month contract for S$4.90 per month.  Access can also be purchased contract-free for S$7.90 per month.

“Hollywood, Asian and kids’ content are extremely popular with our customers. We are pleased to offer HOOQ’s vast selection in the palm of their hands or comfort of their own homes,” Singtel managing director home consumer Goh Seow Eng said.

“We will continue to expand CAST’s content library for our customers’ enjoyment.”

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