01 August 2019

Existing StarHub Entertainment and TV subscribers can indulge in more than 130 world-class channels

Singapore, 1 August 2019 – As part of Singapore’s Bicentennial celebrations, StarHub’s annual National Day Free Preview promises to be bigger and better this year. A first in Singapore, StarHub is elevating the entertainment experience by opening an extensive number of channels, free for all to enjoy. From 8 August to 14 August, everyone in Singapore will have access to top-tiered and unique channels only available on StarHub, like BBC Earth, Makeful, Hub VV Drama, tvN Movies and many more.

With more than 80 channels to choose from, non-subscribers can enjoy live channels and catch their favourite programmes via the StarHub Go streaming app or www.starhubgo.com. Existing StarHub Entertainment and StarHub TV customers will also have over 130 other channels to choose from on their television set.

“2019 marks a momentous year for Singapore. As a home-grown company, we want to do our part and celebrate the nation’s growth with all at home. Being the first to open more than 80 channels for all in Singapore to enjoy is our way of spreading joy and a commitment to our #HelloChange journey,” said Mr Yann Courqueux, Vice President, Home Product, StarHub. “We want everyone to experience the depth and breadth of programmes StarHub has to offer and give us a chance to become the entertainment provider they deserve. We want to also thank our content partners for their huge support, without whom this would not have been possible.”

For the whole of one week, from 8 August, noon to 14 August, noon, everyone in Singapore will be able to experience the extensive variety of programmes available on StarHub. Fans of English entertainment can catch the latest U.S. TV series on DIVA and Warner TV; world-class documentaries on BBC Earth and Smithsonian channel; Hollywood blockbusters on HBO; lifestyle programmes on BBC Lifestyle and Makeful. Popular Asian dramas, movies and variety shows are also available on Hub VV Drama, Hub E City, Celestial Movies and tvN Movies. Stay updated on the Malay entertainment scene with Hub Sensasi and Astro Warna; indulge in the best of Bollywood and Kollywood on Zee TV and Kalaignar TV. Last but not least, enjoy live sporting action from football to tennis on the Hub Sports channels and beIN Sports; delight the younger ones with their favourite cartoons on Disney Channel, Cartoon Network and CBeebies.

Whether it is for viewing on the desktop or mobile devices, StarHub Go has got it covered. Customers can visit www.starhubgo.com or download the StarHub Go streaming app from the Apple App Store and Google Play; register for a Hub iD on either platforms, at no cost and begin their entertainment journey with StarHub, anytime, anywhere. All StarHub Mobile postpaid customers can also enjoy unlimited local data streaming on StarHub Go.

StarHub’s National Day Special Offers

From now till 31 August, customers can sign up for any additional StarHub Entertainment Pass and enjoy 50% discount for three months on these additional passes. Customers will also be able to enjoy attractive discounts on selected phone models with StarHub’s #HelloChange mobile plans that offer extra-large data bundles, free weekend data, Caller ID and freedom from hidden fees. Visit our e-shop or any of the 25 StarHub shops island-wide to sign up for the promotions.

Programmes to watch during the NDP free preview:

Crazy Rich Asians (9 August, 7pm and 10 August, 320pm on HBO) - Based on the acclaimed worldwide bestseller, this romantic comedy follows a New Yorker as she accompanies her boyfriend to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore.

Heavenly Sword Dragon Slaying Saber (Premieres 9 August, 9pm on Hub VV Drama) - Based on a Jin Yong novel, the story tells a legend about a pair of invincible weapons, a sword and a saber. Orphaned at a young age by schemes to locate them, Zhang Wuji finds himself embroiled in the power struggles and has to fight to save his loved ones.

Cinta Tanpa Henti (Every Monday – Friday, 9pm on Hub Sensasi) -An egoistic business tycoon will stop at nothing to end his daughter’s relationship with a street artist in hopes of extending his business empire. Will he succeed in his keeping his family and his daughter at bay or will love ultimately prevail?

Nalaiya Iyakkunar (Every Sunday, 1030pm on Kalaignar TV) - Nalaiya Iyakkunar is Kalaignar TV’s trademark show which aims to find the next big film maker of Tamil Cinema. It is an illustrious contest for budding filmmakers, judged by Cheran and Vetrimaran.

ATP 1000 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank 2019 (5 – 12 August, Hub Sports 1) - The third oldest tennis tournament in the world, catch the best men’s players in the world from 3 August – 11 August 2019. 

We Bare Bears Special (Premieres 9 August, 9am on Cartoon Network) - For Panda's Birthday, the Bears try to help Panda meet his favorite K-Pop band, Monsta X. Catch this brand-new special followed by episodes that are all about our favourite Panda this August!