Singtel launches Cast, an app that lets you stream and download the best and latest TV shows
By Nicole-Marie Ng; Photos: Courtesy of Singtel
Watch your favourite Chinese or Korean dramas on the go thanks to Cast, Singapore’s first OTT video portal app. Cast offers thousands of hours of movies, dramas, variety shows and kid’s entertainment that you can either download over wifi or watch on the go with Singtel’s high-speed 4G network.
Singtel Mobile postpaid customers can choose from Kids, Asian Hits and Hallyu content packs at launch. Each pack is priced at $4.90/month and customers can opt for a special 1GB data add-on for just $3 more per month.
Get Viu at a lower price
Fans of the Korean video streaming app, Viu, also have a reason to celebrate. When signing up for Viu premium with Cast, they can enjoy the latest Korean and Japanese shows at $4.90 too instead of the usual price of $5.98.
On Viu premium, viewers can watch the latest Korean hit dramas like Doctors and Lucky Romance with English and Chinese subtitles within eight hours of their Korean telecast. Superman, as well as the latest Japanese dramas such as A Girl & Three Sweethearts and Love Song. Viu Premium subscribers also can enjoy these shows in full HD with uninterrupted viewing and unlimited downloads on the Viu app.
A safe place for kids
Singtel introduced a Kids pack to provide parents with a safe option for child viewing. When parents let their children watch videos on 1Youtube, other unsavoury content might be present to them but with Cast’s Kids pack, all content is curated to be safe and enriching for children.
The Kids pack currently features content from Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. channels along with popular programmes such as Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, PAW Patrol, Shimmer & Shine, and more.
Subscriptions for each pack start from $4.90/month with a 12-month contract or $6.90/month with no contract. A pack can be bundled with 1GB of data for just an additional S$3/month so that you can stream with ease of mind.