iflix Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary With Maya Karin
Today, iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service celebrates its very first birthday! 365 days ago, a humble team of 25 hard at work at their graffiti-painted Mid Valley office, held their collective breath as iflix went live across Malaysia and the Philippines.
To celebrate this momentous achievement, iflix invited Malaysia’s leading actress Maya Karin to join iflix CEO Azran Osman-Rani in regaling how iflix went from a mere idea to a serious Internet TV service with five partnerships with the top telecommunications providers in Malaysia. Yes, believe it or not, Maya Karin is not just an iflix ambassador, she is also a shareholder!
Moments to Remember
April 2015 – the company announced the appointment of its advisory board, comprised of Hollywood’s most influential business and creative leaders, including the Chairman and CEO of MGM, President and CEO of Fox networks and more.
July 2015 – Malaysia’s favourite celebrity sweetheart, Maya Karin joined iflix as an ambassador and shareholder in the business.
March 2016 – iflix welcomed industry heavyweights Sky Plc and Emtek Group to its impressive investor roster, joining Catcha Group, Evolution Media Capital, Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), following the successful completion the company’s huge second round of funding.
Today, iflix enjoys a record five partnerships with leading telecommunications providers in Malaysia, including Telkom Malaysia, Digi, Celcom, Maxis and UMobile, as well as PLDT Smart in the Philippines and TrueMove in Thailand. The company also recently announced collaborations with Telkom and Indosat Ooreedoo ahead of its Indonesian launch.
As iflix continues its rapid expansion, it additionally announced a succession of key appointments of proven regional business and industry leaders to further accelerate the company’s exceptional growth. Group Co-founder and CEO Mark Britt commented: “It has been an extraordinary year since we launched iflix in Malaysia and the Philippines last May. I am hugely proud of everything the team has achieved as well as the overwhelming response and demand we have received from consumers.”
Go Bing Or Go Home Contest
To celebrate their first year anniversary, iflix will give away over RM 100,000 worth of swag to those who can really binge-watch iflix from now until June 1, 2016!
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