11.04.2016

Singtel CAST - bringing the big screen to your pocket




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Not too long ago , the only way for people to watch the latest programs was on the telly. Before the days of smart phones, WiFi and 4g connectivity, the major source for static entertainment was at the living room where the 29-inch TV sits. Those days, cable TV was the norm and there were a dearth of on-demand shows available .



Technology had advanced and the world of Video on Demand (VOD ) expanded . In the early days , VOD can be watched on telly for a nominal fee per show . The cost does add up if you intend to go on a series or movie binge.

Fast forward today and the whole of VOD had evolved . With faster streaming capabilities, more affordable and reliable smartphones such as the Oppa 9, entertainment can now be found at the touch of your fingertips. You can now have the telly in your pocket .

Cast on OPPA 9
Singtel 's Cast embraces this portability with a brand new way for us to enjoy our favourite shows on-the-go. CAST makes a perfect entertainment outlet on demand for the family. Featuring 4 contents pack with thousands of hours of exciting movies, dramas, variety shows and kids edutainment ,there is a show for everyone in the family on Singtel's fast 4G network.

VIU & HALLYU : For the Mommies ( and some Daddies )

CAST : VIU

Dramas galore via Viu's premium services . Expect the latest Korea and Japanese entertainment at one price . With Viu , you get priority viewing with English / Chinese subtitle 8 hours after original cast . This means catchup tv will be fast and furious . For those demanding quality, you will get to watch it in HD too.

Viu Premium is avaliable for subscription from just $4.90/mth at Singtel Cast.

Can't get enough ?

CAST : Hallyu
There is also the Hallyu Pack offering the best of Korean entertainment from top Korea broadcasters on popular channels , ONE , Oh!K and KBS World . From popular drama series Doctors W to 24 hour variety shows such as Return of Superman , we guarantee that for Korea show fans , you will end up saying ' Salanghae ' to Cast with these service.

Suggested shows :
Korea : Uncontrollably Fond, Lucky Romance , Running man , Infinity Challenges, Love in the Moonlight and Entourage ( coming to Viu Premium in November!)

Japan : A girl & three sweethearts and Love Song

ASIAN HIT PACK  : For the family
CAST : ASIAN HIT PACK

If Korean and Japanese sound foreign, you can opt for the Asian Hits pack. With 1000 hours of popular hit movies, entertainment and drama series from Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China to quest your thirst for Asian entertainment.

Suggested Shows
Blockbusters : Helios , Mr Unbelievable

Variety :  Are you Hokkien, The Voice of Taiwan

Drama Series :  Once Upon a Song , The Legend of S

KIDS PACK : For the little ones
CAST : Kids Pack


The little ones are not left out with kids pack. This pack features Nickelodeon and Nick JR channels featuring popular programmes such as Dora the Explorer, PAW Patrol and more.

Besides watching cartoons, the Kids Pack comes with the all-new Emmy award-winning Nickelodeon Play, It comes with loads of games - so be prepared to be entertained for hours with your children.

CAST also includes Miao Mi Classroon, a Mandarin edutainment channel created for preschool kids across Asia, It introduces Mandarin to children in a fun and interactive way such as flash cards, music videos and songs.


No points for guessing what is the boys favourite show!

Why we like it 

It's no surprise the family loves CAST. We currently have CAST installed in the OPPA 9. Even after a month on CAST, it is hard to pry the phone from the family member holding it. These are a few reasons why we love CAST.

Ease of use
  • On demand Entertainment , any time , any where
  • High Definition  
 

  • Miracast to TV for the big screen experience
  • Affordable- It cost $4.90 per month per pack with contract and $6.90 per month per pack without contract.

Download for watching later
  • Download and watch offline ( Great for travels! )
  • Bring it with you anywhere - we watch our show on the gorgeous AMOLED screen of the OPPA 9. Now it had become our media center than just a phone !
Customers can subscribe to Cast via My Singtel app or call *688. CAST can be downloaded from the App Store for Apple iOS device and Google Play for Android. For more information on CAST , visit www.CAST.sg 


Time to pick up the phone and CAST away!

Disclaimer
TWD was provided a CAST subscription for the purpose of the review. This is not a paid advertorial. All opinions are of our own.


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