Media Prima’s tonton now compatible with Chromecast, Android TV box
By Digital News Asia May 10, 2018
- Chromecast is a portable HDMI plug-in device to beam content from a phone to a TV screen
- Android TV box catches content from the internet and streams it on the big screen
TONTON – a Malaysian video streaming service with over eight million users is now Chromecast compatible and can be accessed via Android TV box.
Disrupting the traditional viewing trend by introducing both big screen entertainment solutions and engagement, tonton seeks to expand its subscriber base across the globe amidst a highly competitive OTT landscape.
The latest pioneering invention from Google, Chromecast is a portable HDMI plug-in device that lets you beam content from your phone onto your TV screen.
As long as you have a Chromecast dongle and are a tonton VIP subscriber, you can enjoy tonton on a big screen with over 36,000 hours of content to choose from the latest local top drama to a library of archive titles from the 1980s.
Your phone can freely be used for other purposes while your favourite show on tonton is playing on the TV screen.
Android TV box
An Android experience within a TV box, this entertainment box catches content from the internet and streams it on the big screen, making it easier for you to binge-watch your favourite shows on tonton at the touch of a button.
Simply plug in the box’s HDMI cable directly into your TV, turn it on and select your content from the tonton app downloaded from the Google Play Store using the supplied remote.
Android TV box offers instant access to watch every episode of your favourite show on tonton.
“It only seems natural to have tonton Chromecast and Android TV Box compatible to ensure our VIP subscribers and users can access and enjoy all their favourite shows from tonton on their living room TV screens,” said Airin Zainul, director of tonton, Licensing & Merchandising, Television Network Media Prima Bhd.
“We will continuously invest in the best interest of our VIP subscribers and users, and as technology advances, tonton remains at the forefront to bring convenience to our VIP subscribers and users.”
tonton provides catch-up of favourite TV shows and dramas for free alongside access to an entertainment archive comprising of daily news, sports, entertainment, premium content and golden classics.
tonton’s VIP subscribers and users can also get the latest inside scoops via xtra; an entertainment lifestyle portal and editorial marketing arm for tonton. Complementing your online viewing experience, xtra promises daily doses of top entertainment, viral stories as well as lifestyle updates.
Subscriptions to tonton’s VIP package in Malaysia includes live programmes, premium channels, exclusive tonton originals, dramas and a full entertainment archive of over 36,000 hours from as low as RM3.
tonton is also available in Singapore via Singtel Cast, accessible through My Singtel app whilst DST customers in Brunei can subscribe to tonton by downloading the App or access the online portal through http://www.tonton.com.my. Both apps are available via Google Play Store or the AppStore.
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