Customers can also look forward to catching Westworld and True Detective through Singtel’s services.
Singtel customers can brace themselves for the final chapter of Game of Thrones as HBO Asia’s six channels will make its way onto Singtel TV and its companion mobile app Singtel TV GO on 1 February, an announcement revealed.
Along with Game of Thrones, customers can catch HBO’s popular shows such as Westworld and True Detective. HBO Asia’s streaming service HBO GO will also be available through Singtel’s video app CAST for mobile and smart TV sets from 15 March.
To celebrate the launch, all six HBO channels will be available for free preview to all Singtel TV customers from 1 to 28 February. Following the preview, HBO Pak which includes the six HBO Asia channels, HBO GO and HBO On Demand will be available as an add-on at $13.98 per month.
“We’re thrilled to welcome HBO to our entertainment line up and we’re pleased to offer our customers a month-long free preview just in time for the Lunar New Year holidays,” Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO for Consumer Singapore at Singtel, said in a statement. “This partnership marks a significant milestone in our efforts to offer the best and most comprehensive range of content in Singapore, which is accessible across mobile, broadband and TV.”
HBO joins an additional eight channels Singtel TV offers to its customers, such as Discovery Networks’ trio of lifestyle channels and the launch of its second in-house Asian entertainment channel e-Le.
Meanwhile, StarHub announced its own HBO offer which includes a complimentary six months off its HomeHub plan along with a free six months HBO Pak subscription. Lower subscription fees for its HBO Pak and HBO GO were also introduced, with a new price tag of $13.98 per month from $19.26 and $19.90, respectively.
Red by HBO will also be added to the HBO Pak and Supreme Box Office Pack at no additional cost.