Mediacorp has collaborated with Malaysian streaming platform dimsum entertainment to bring a selection of Thai drama series to its digital video service meWATCH. This partnership adds to meWATCH’s existing collaborations with HBO GO, HOOQ, tvN Movies, Simply South and beIN Sports.
Titles such as The Sand Princess, Confusedly in Love, Flower Ring, as well as remakes of Taiwanese dramas You Are My Destiny and Mia 2018, are expected to air on meWATCH. Mediacorp will also be streaming Thong Ek - The Herbal Master in March. The drama series will be provided for free, and all shows will be streamed in their original Thai audio, with English and Mandarin subtitling options. Marketing has reached out to Mediacorp for additional information.
Anil Nihalani, Mediacorp’s head of digital products and technology, said this collaboration will broaden its range of content genres on meWATCH. "Drama lovers will know that Thai productions are renowned for their absorbing plots and creative storytelling techniques. We are delighted to work with dimsum entertainment to showcase choice Thai dramas to our viewers," he added.
“With our collaboration, viewers will get to enjoy the best of both worlds: dimsum entertainment’s superior library of Thai dramas, together with the convenience of on-demand and multi-screen viewing on meWATCH," Lam Swee Kim, dimsum entertainment’s chief marketing officer, said.
dimsum entertainment is no stranger to the Singapore market. In April 2018, it made its debut into Singapore through a partnership with StarHub. The entertainment company then officially launched its services in later in November, as part of its regional expansion. On its Singapore platform, dimsum was said to offer a range of Asian dramas, variety shows, movies, animations and documentaries from countries such as Singapore, China, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea.
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