Over the past few years, there has been a noticeable shift from cable television to online streaming services. Even more so after the COVID-19 outbreak, when individuals were confined to their houses for fear of spreading the disease and spent time watching entertaining content.
In Singapore, you must consider which platform is most valuable since this business is exceeding DVD players and traditional movie theatres in the global market for video-on-demand services for online and offline watching.
There is a wide variety of streaming services available on the market today, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO Go, and Paramount Plus. For instance, if you want to stream Paramount Plus in Singapore it should be noted that the services of these platforms are geo-restricted to their original regions and which can only be accessed through a VPN service.
Let’s find out about some of the best platforms that are available in Singapore for binge-watching content without limits:
1. Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video is a US-based streaming platform. It is available in many other countries besides America.
We’ll be the first to say that Amazon Prime Video has fewer titles than some of its competitors, but who wants quantity when we have shows and movies like The Office, This Is Us, Parks & Recreation, A Christmas Story Christmas?
Moreover, it has originals like Fleabag and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and more? Further digging will reveal other classics, like Downton Abbey and The Nanny.
Price: The subscription starts at as low as $2.99/month and includes free and quick domestic delivery and free international delivery through Amazon Prime. There is also a 30-day free trial period available, and you can download shows to enjoy them on your vacation.
The video streaming industry in the 2010s was likely boosted to the top by Netflix. Netflix is an American online streaming platform, but now it is available in most countries with different content libraries in each country.
The streaming service offers a vast variety of critically acclaimed TV shows, movies, anime, dramas, and Netflix originals like Stranger Things, Bojack Horseman, Wednesday, Emily in Paris, Black Mirror, and 1899.
It’s not incorrect to say that Netflix has recently lost a lot of users due to price increases, but on the good side, it offers the best content library.
Price: The monthly fee for a single screen is $11.98; for two screens, it is $15.98; and for four displays, it is $19.98. You can download your favourite shows to enjoy them anywhere and stream them on your devices.
3. HBO Go
HBO Go is your most fantastic option if you enjoy watching movies but don’t have cable TV. It offers unlimited access to award-winning HBO and HBO Asia original series and films.
You can watch Asian entertainment and Hollywood classics on HBO Go. All six HBO TV channels are included in this: HBO, HBO Signature, Cinemax HBO Hits, Red by HBO, and HBO Family.
HBO Go has the all-time blockbuster series Game of Thrones, Raised By Wolves which you can stream without any lags.
Price: Use a local operator or the HBO GO application to sign up for the service for $13.98 per month (various fees apply).
4. Paramount Plus
After the launch, Paramount+ swiftly crossed 62 million users globally and is projected to reach 100 million registered users by the ending of 2022. You can stream around 40,000 episodes, movies, news updates, live sports competitions, and a massive amount of children’s and family content with a subscription.
But sadly, except for a few countries, Paramount Plus is only accessible in the United States due to the copyright restrictions placed on the service. But, no worries, you can effortlessly access Paramount+ in Singapore through a VPN
You can enjoy unlimited content on Paramount Plus, which includes The Amazing Race, 1883, Star Trek, The Offer, and many more!
Price: There is a fixed monthly subscription fee of $5.99 with a 30-day free trial (with Ads) and $9.99 with a 20-day free trial (without Ads).
5. Disney Plus
Disney+ is an on-demand streaming platform created by The Walt Disney Company. It is a US-based streaming platform.
Disney fans are enjoying it to their fullest since the streaming service finally arrived on February 23, 2021! Explore the worlds of Disney, Marvel, Pixar, Star Wars, Star and National Geographic by dipping your toes in the more than 500 movies and 15,000 episodes available.
Price: The cost of Disney+ is $11.99 monthly or $119.99 annually.
Viu is a Hong Kong-based streaming platform available to watch in Singapore.
You can watch a range of Asian dramas and comedies from China, Korea, Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to your heart’s desire (with Chinese and English subtitles).
Viu has access to great programming from Discovery Asia, Discovery, Animal Planet, HGTV, TLC, and Food Network.
Price: Create a free account or subscribe to Viu Premium for $7.98/month to get ad-free, priority HD streaming, unlimited downloads, and unlimited access to movies and children’s TV shows.
Hotstar is an Indian online streaming platform popular for the best Indian entertainment content. It has now finally arrived in Singapore and you can watch your favourites on it.
You can access various content, including the most recent Tamil, Hindi, and regional films and original television series, popular variety shows, live cricket matches from the Indian Premier League, and dramas from major TV networks.
Price: Pay $69.99/year to subscribe online or through the Hotstar app.
In this guide, we explored the best streaming platforms in Singapore for binge-watching. We hope now you can easily choose the best platform for you by looking at their prices and their available famous content. However, some of the best streaming services are not yet available in Singapore such as Paramount Plus, but you can still access it with the help of a VPN service, and enjoy streaming in Singapore.
No matter if you’re a fan of movies, series, documentaries, or sports, we’ve got you all covered. Happy streaming.