08 September 2010

Singapore, 8 September 2010 – Movie enthusiasts will be elated to know that they will soon have three new movie services to tune in to when watching movies on StarHub TV! FOX International Channels (FIC) and StarHub TV will launch a new STAR Movies Pack starting 16 September 2010 that will include STAR Movies, FOX Family Movies, STAR Movies HD and STAR Movies On Demand.

FOX Family Movies (StarHub TV Channel 624) will be available for free viewing to all StarHub TV subscribers from 16 September 2010 (6am) till 13 October 2010. FOX Family Movies debuts in Singapore as a dedicated movie channel providing wholesome family entertainment. FOX Family Movies will showcase a variety of family movies from the world’s leading studios such as 20th Century FOX and The Walt Disney Studios, with a movie premiere every Sunday. Some of the premieres include ‘G-Force’, ‘Bedtime Stories’,  ‘Step Up 2’ and ‘102 Dalmatians’, with a line-up that boasts major blockbusters such as ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ and ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’.

STAR Movies On Demand (StarHub TV Channel 623) offers movie buffs an option of watching their favourite Hollywood movies at any time they want. There will be 30 movies up for viewing at any one time on this service[1], with new titles available each month. Some titles include ‘Transporter 3’, ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and ‘Twilight’.

STAR Movies HD (StarHub TV Channel 662) is a simulcast of the popular STAR Movies, offering the best of Hollywood in high definition. Customers will need either the HubStation HD or HD Interactive box to enjoy this channel.

“Our partnership with FIC has reached yet another milestone with the introduction of these three new channels on StarHub TV. We are constantly on the lookout for new and exciting content to add value to our customers’ viewing pleasure and we are pleased to say that we have done just that with this partnership with FIC. We hope that with the introduction of this STAR Movies Pack, viewers will be able to dive right into Hollywood where most of the movies offered on these channels are made and enjoy them to their hearts’ content, “said Ms Iris Wee, StarHub’s Vice President of Home Solutions.

“Our partnership with StarHub scales new heights with the launch of the STAR Movies Pack. We are delighted to bring even more choice to our Singapore viewers. STAR Movies HD takes our HD offering in Singapore to 8 services and allows enhanced movie-viewing experiences. STAR Movies On Demand gives movie lovers the option of watching their favourite films as and when they like. FOX Family Movies is a great new offering for parents and kids alike, where the young and old can bond over some of the best movies ever made,” said Avinash Himatsinghani, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SE Asia, FOX International Channels.  

STAR Movies Pack is priced at $17.12 (including GST) a month. StarHub TV customers who wish to subscribe to STAR Movies Pack will be able to enjoy 50 percent off the first three months of this Pack’s subscription fees. Existing STAR Movies customers who wish to upgrade to the Pack will need to pay just $2.14 (including GST) monthly for the next three months, thereafter at only $4.28 (including GST) monthly on top of their current STAR Movies subscription of $12.84 (including GST). This promotion is valid from 16 September to 31 October 2010. Customers who wish to subscribe or upgrade to this Pack may SMS smpack <space> NRIC to 76333 or call 1630. The public who wish to take on a StarHub TV package may call 1630 or visit www.starhub.com/tv for more information.

[1] Customers would need either a HubStation, HubStation HD or HD Interactive set-top box to access this channel.