Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – sooka, a local entertainment streaming app, has marked its first year in Malaysia through its ‘sooka Dah Besar Sekarang’ celebration at REXKL today, to commemorate its expansion onto Smart TVs with the launch of sooka VIP TV, and to introduce its second Original series – Hantu Raya Pergi Perang.
Emarina Kamal, head of programming at sooka, shared, “One year onward from our launch in Malaysia, our expansion onto the big screen could not have come at a better time, as more local content are produced and sports events are available for viewers to enjoy on their preferred screens.”
Kamal added, “Today, we have about 71% of mobile users enjoying our content on mobile devices. With sooka VIP TV, we want to further reach to a wider audience who enjoy streaming their favorite content on Smart TVs. With sooka, users will now have the option and convenience to choose how and where they want to consume content, be it on their mobile devices at anytime, anywhere, or on the big screen at the comfort of their homes.”
The sooka VIP TV offering was realised through sooka’s collaborations with Samsung, LG, Sharp and Sony, where users can download the sooka app from selected Smart TV models from these brands. At RM84.90(US$19.27) a month, sooka has an on-going ‘Buy 1 month, Free 1 month’ promotion that lasts till 15 July 2022, where sooka VIP TV subscribers will receive the second month’s subscription for free. The VIP TV plan unlocks access to all premium content under sooka’s current VIP+Sports and VIP Entertainment mobile app plans and allows concurrent viewing access to one Smart TV and up to two mobile devices logins.
Emarina further said, “Our one-year milestone has elevated us from an entertainment streaming app that allows subscribers to stream on-the-go, to now streaming on the big screen – and this is attributed to our subscribers, partners, local content providers and creators. Since our inception, we have registered 1.5 million downloads of our app, streamed a total of 556 million minutes’ worth of entertainment and sports content, and launched two Original series, including the one we are premiering today which is Hantu Raya Pergi Perang.”
Its second Original series, Hantu Raya Pergi Perang, starring Hun Haqeem, Sharifah Sakinah, Rashidi Ishak, Syean Mokhtar and Iman Corinne in leading roles, will be available on sooka starting 24 June 2022.
Directed by Wan Hasliza and Wan Alak – the award-winning directors of Keluarga Iskandar – Hantu Raya Pergi Perang is a horror comedy-drama that tells the story of a local village community that holds on strongly to Malaysian ghosts and folklore legends. Produced through a collaborative effort with a local production house, KL Motion, the series is a premium content under the sooka VIP Entertainment and VIP TV plans and runs for eight episodes exclusively on sooka, starting with 1 FREE episodes to be aired on 24 June.
sooka’s existing subscription plans are VIP Entertainment, VIP+Sports and VIP TV for RM15.90(US$3.61), RM41.90(US$951) and RM84.90(US$19.27) per month respectively. To enjoy sooka and watch LIVE sports action and best local entertainment content on your mobile devices andbig screens with your loved ones, download the sooka app from the Apple Store or Google PlayStore (for mobile app) and Samsung, LG, Sharp and Sony app stores (for VIP TV).
All subscription plans by sooka are contract-free and comes with zero commitment.