PLDT HOME and Smart deliver PH’s biggest library of entertainment content with iFLIX

Three industry leaders teamed up to bring “Entertainment Everywhere” to millions of digitally connected Filipinos. PLDT HOME, Smart and iFLIX recently announced their partnership for content streaming of the Philippines’ largest library of movies and TV shows. In photo during the grand launch are (front row, from left): iflix Group COO and iflix Malaysia CEO Azran Osman-Rani, Glee star Heather Morris, PLDT Group Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan and PLDT EVP and Consumer Business Group Head Ariel P. Fermin; and (back row, from left): iflix Group Chief Content Officer James Bridges, iflix Philippines Country Manager Sherwin dela Cruz and iflix Group Chief Technology Officer Ash Crick.

The country’s biggest multimedia networks PLDT HOME and Smart Communications, Inc. deliver entertainment everywhere in the Philippines with the launch of its pioneering exclusive partnership with iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service.

The partnership with the PLDT Group in the Philippines, the first among a series of launches for iflix in the region, will let families and individuals enjoy more than 11,000 hours of TV and movie entertainment from the best content providers around the world—including top Hollywood, European, Asian, and even local studios—in just a few clicks.

This means users can now enjoy unlimited entertainment wherever they are across the broadest range of devices—smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers, and even TV screens—at a very low price starting at P99 per month, exclusive to PLDT HOME and Smart subscribers nationwide.


Top models Joey Mead-King (left) and Jason Godfrey (right) hosted the night’s affairs.

“Whether you’re spending the weekend at home with your family, commuting to work on a Monday morning, or leaving for an out-of-town trip with friends during the summer, you can now enjoy entertainment everywhere with iflix in partnership with PLDT HOME and Smart,” said PLDT EVP and Consumer Business Group Head Ariel P. Fermin.

“With the convergence of the services from the number one home broadband provider and the largest mobile network in the country, our customers may conveniently access our most compelling entertainment content whether at home or outside of home. We are definitely looking forward to letting our subscribers in on a bigger and better entertainment experience everywhere with the help of iflix,” Fermin added.

“We are extremely proud to have come together with the largest telecommunications company in the Philippines and, indeed, one of the region’s leading companies, to offer iflix to PLDT’s enormous customer base. With well over 75 million Filipinos communicating and being entertained using PLDT Group services, they are the absolute perfect partner for iflix in the Philippines,” said iflix Chairman Patrick Grove.

“In PLDT we have found a like-minded partner who is committed to changing the way entertainment content is consumed in the region. We look forward to building an extraordinary business in the Philippines together.


Binibining Pilipinas beauties led by Miss Universe Philippines 2015 Pia Wurtzbach (second from right).

iflix Home to the World’s Best Entertainment Content

iflix, Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service, has struck turnkey deals with Hollywood’s top studios including The Walt Disney Company, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution (Fox), BBC Worldwide (BBC), Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (Warner Bros.) and many more, to bring only the most captivating TV and movie content to Filipino users.

This means users can enjoy breakout TV hits such as “Sherlock”, “Doctor Who”, “Homeland” and “The Big Bang Theory”, as well as action-packed superhero flicks that include “Star Trek”, “Batman Begins” and “Green Lantern”, among thousands of other titles.


Child actor turned international DJ Tom Taus provided the night’s music.


Actress, model and singer Solenn Heussaff joined the night’s festivities.

Entertainment everywhere

PLDT HOME users can enjoy a buffet of iflix content at home. Existing users of PLDT HOME DSL and PLDT HOME Ultera can enjoy iflix as an add-on option on top of their monthly fees, for only P99 per month. Fibr Plan customers can enjoy iflix for free as part of their subscription. Further, HOME customers who will upgrade to a TVolution or Telpad plan will have unlimited access to iflix at no additional fee.

Smart subscribers, meanwhile, will be able to enjoy endless entertainment on-the-go also for P99 a month, charged to their prepaid loads or on top of their postpaid accounts.

To get started with iflix, simply register an account via www.iflix.com and receive a 14-day trial of the service. Once the trial expires, PLDT HOME and Smart users will be able to subscribe iflix for only P99 per month.

To enjoy iflix on your Android and iOS devices powered by PLDT HOME and Smart, simply download the iflix app from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.


From left: Red carpet host Bianca Valerio, socialite siblings Ruffa and Raymond Gutierrez, iflix Chairman Patrick Grove and singer and TV personality Karylle Yuzon.

ABOUT IFLIX

iflix is a partnership between highly successful, disruptive local entrepreneurs and Hollywood heavyweights. Catcha Group and Evolution Media Capital have joined together to create an Internet TV service for Southeast Asia that provides access to thousands of hours of top TV shows and movies from all over the world. From Hollywood and Hong Kong, Seoul and Shanghai, Thailand and Tokyo, iflix places the entertainment you want at your fingertips. For one low monthly fee, subscribers to iflix have unlimited access on their mobile phone, laptop, tablet, TV… anywhere, anytime.

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