Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
Malaysian video-on-demand (VoD) company, Dimsum is all set to launch in Singapore. Partnered with Singaporean cable provider and Telco Starhub, Dimsum focuses on shows and drama series from around the East Asia region. As part of the deal, anime series will be added to Dimsum.
Justin Ang, Head of Product, StarHub quoted, “Dimsum will expand the breadth and depth of our StarHub Go offering. In addition to new Thai dramas, StarHub Go Select customers can look forward to hours of programming from China, Japan, and Korea at no additional cost.”
Dimsum currently offers a slimmed down version, focused on content from China, Thailand, Japan, and Korea. The Malaysian SVOD company is entering an extremely competitive streaming market, with multinational players Netflix and Amazon Prime Video and local OTT companies such as iflix, HOOQ, Viu, and Catchplay already operational in the region.