This is made possible with the new unifi Plus Box – unifi’s first 4K Android-based box which will have access to all of unifi’s digital entertainment services which includes digital streaming channels, video-on-
demand, and interactive content. That’s not all, with unifi Plus Box, unifi home customers will be able to view their preferred over-the-top (OTT) content by downloading their favorite apps from Google Play Store.
The move is aligned with unifi’s aspiration to continue offering customer-centric services focusing on delivering a more holistic entertainment experience to all its customers. Acting Executive Vice President of unifi, Moharmustaqeem Mohammed explained, “The world of digital entertainment is getting increasingly fragmented with users having to choose between digital streaming and OTT content providers. Our goal with unifi Plus Box is to converge those entertainment options into a single, unified experience for the end-user in one TV box.”
Built on the latest Android TV Operating System (9.0 Pie), users will have seamless access to Google Play Store along with a full suite of apps available for download in Malaysia. This will allow subscribers to use a single Set-top Box (STB) to view unifi’s digital streaming and interactive services, which contains more than 80 channels, and supplement their entertainment needs with additional OTT content providers.
Customers of the new unifi Plus Box will receive additional unifi playTV IDs to enjoy their favourite content at home or anywhere via unifi playTV app (available for Android and iOS devices).
Moharmustaqeem added, “By offering our digital streaming services via the unifi playTV app, we give our customers the flexibility to access our content on any Android TV or smartphone without having to purchase a second unit of the unifi Plus Box. Our primary intention is to enable experiences and go beyond what is expected of a traditional Internet Service Provider (ISP).”
On the technical side, the unifi Plus Box will feature a 4K UHD video resolution, Dolby Digital Plus audio decoder, and pre-installed popular video codecs. The Android Box features an AM Logic A53 Quad Core processor with 2GB DDR4 memory and an 8GB eMMC storage.
A particular highlight is the new graphical user interface (GUI) which integrates Google Assistant (voice assistant) via a Bluetooth, infrared or WiFi remote for easier navigation and use.
In addition, unifi Plus Box is the gateway to unifi enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), for example, by opening up the possibilities of having more connected devices within home.
The unifi Plus Box with Ultimate Pack will be available for unifi Home 30Mbps and 100Mbps, while new subscribers of unifi Home 300Mbps with Ultimate Pack will get access to five (5) unifi playTV accounts which is targeted at homes with multi-devices (smartphones, tablets and soon on Smart TVs and it comes with a six-month free access to Viu.
The unifi Home 300Mbps with Ultimate Pack will still be priced at a promotional rate of RM199 per month with all the benefits included (Standard subscription fee at RM275 per month).
unifi Plus Box with Ultimate Pack for new subscribers of unifi Home 30Mbps and 100Mbps will be priced at RM149 and RM189 respectively with unifi playTV access for two (2) devices. Starting 15 January, Ultimate Pack customers can also enjoy Love Nature HD (Channel 502) a brand new channel that will bring you closer to the beauty and wonder of nature, sharing awe-inspiring stories and shining a light on the fight for survival in a changing world.
The channel is also available for ala-carte purchase at RM9 per month. Subscribers of the all new unifi Plus Box with Ultimate Pack can also enjoy free access to BBC Player app which hosts award-winning series from the UK such as Doctor Who, Top Gear, Sherlock and more!
To further add value to their experience, customers can select Add-Ons from unifi’s suite of offerings which includes a Mesh Wi-Fi system that is helpful to remove Wi-Fi “dead spots”, at the price of starting RM15 per month for 24 months. Other Add-Ons include unifi Mobile, Voice IDD, Home Security and Surveillance packages, and Home Gadget Protection.
Click here to learn more about the Plus Box. Interested customers can visit their nearest TMpoint, TM Authorised Dealer or TM Contact Centre at 100. Existing unifi Home customers can also request for an upgrade to the unifi Home with unifi Plus Box plans at any nearest TMpoint, or via Live Chat at unifi.com.my/chat and the myunifi app.
For more information on additional benefits for unifi Home 30Mbps, 100Mbps, and 300Mbps, please visit: https://unifi.com.my/personal/home/fibre-broadband.
For a complete list of channels under the unifi TV Ultimate Pack, please visit: https://unifi.com.my/tv/packages/index.html.