21 March 2019

Singapore, 21 March 2019  First in the world, StarHub today unveiled Tech Storm HD, a brand new digital lifestyle channel only for StarHub Fibre TV customers starting 25 March 2019. Breaking boundaries with a never-before-seen lifestyle tech genre, Tech Storm HD, will explore technology as a way of life, offering an in-depth look into how technology has influenced the different facets of human life. StarHub Fibre TV customers can look forward to being the foremost audience to enjoy a curated line-up of the best programmes on gadget innovations, ingenious inventions and inspiring entrepreneur stories. 

Tech Storm HD is the go-to destination for digital millennials and anyone looking to stay up to date with the latest developments in the tech and start-ups scene. The channel celebrates the world’s fastest rising stars in technology and entrepreneurship with its line-up of award-winning reality shows, TV series and original scripted productions. Aspiring tech entrepreneurs can also look forward to unprecedented access into the lives and journey of start-ups, chronicling their hard work, challenges and achievements.

The channel will feature programmes from leading content distributors such as Sony Pictures Television, all3media international and Looking Glass International. Namely, Shark Tank, four-time Emmy award-winning reality show, bringing the latest season of the top-rated programme to Singapore viewers; and The Gadget Show, one of UK’s best-known television programmes on tech news and reviews.

"We are excited to be ahead of the curve by introducing this brand new digital lifestyle channel to our viewers. As part of our #HelloChange journey, we are listening to our customers even more and refreshing our TV line-up to tailor specially to their evolving preferences,” said Johan Buse, Chief of Consumer Business Group, StarHub. “Technology has now become an integral part of our lives and there is a fast-growing demand for tech-related shows. The launch of Tech Storm HD is timely and hits a sweet spot with its unique and compelling array of digital lifestyle programmes, which we are confident will resonate well with our viewers.”

Debbie Lee, Founder of Tech Storm: “Tech Storm is an exuberating, trendy and highly differentiated media destination for tech loving fans. We are absolutely thrilled to open up the world of entrepreneurship to audience here in Singapore and inspire them to make technology and innovation stories relatable. We are proud to partner with StarHub as they lead the market with high value 360 content offering for Singapore viewers.”  

Customers can enjoy a free preview of Tech Storm HD from 25 March to 8 April 2019 on StarHub Fibre TV and OTT app StarHub Go.

Some of the upcoming programmes on Tech Storm HD include:

Buy It Now (Premieres 25 March, Every Monday to Thursday, 9pm) – Buy It Now is a TV series hosted by Brian Conley in which investors, creators and sellers of new products have just 90 seconds to demonstrate their item to an audience of real shoppers. If the seller makes at least one sale to the audience of shoppers, they can speak to a panel of national retailers who could supersize that sale with a life-changing order.

The Gadget Show (Premieres 25 March, Every Monday to Friday, 830pm) – The Gadget Show is UK television’s best known show about the latest tech news, games, reviews and the latest developments from the world of gadgets. It aims to give the mass consumer more insights into the gadget world.

VR101 (Premieres 27 March, Every Monday to Thursday, 9pm) – VR101 is a highly entertaining science factual series that will take viewers on the exciting journey of VR and how it will change the way we live, work and play. Tech-savvy presenters Vivian Dawson and Andrew Chau will introduce VR technology and how it works– by trying out VR headsets and immersing themselves in exciting imaginary environments generated by computer graphics.