Further strengthening its content offering to customers, Globe announced its much-awaited partnership with Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network. Home to some of the best original series and extensive library of TV and movie titles, Globe and its partnership with Netflix will provide Filipinos access to the streaming giant’s top quality entertainment via their mobile or broadband service.
On June 24, Globe announced its partnership with Netflix making it the first Philippine mobile and broadband to offer Netflix on its mobile/broadband platform. Soon, Globe customers will be able to subscribe to Netflix through Globe, and enjoy its content anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connect screen, while conveniently charging the monthly subscription to their Globe mobile or broadband accounts.
“The Filipino’s swift adaption to the digital lifestyle and our shift to smartphones also changed the way we enjoy entertainment. Today, everyone demands primetime shows, anytime. Our partnership with Netflix gives us this extensive library that will allow us to give our customers their much-awaited TV and movie titles whether they are at home or on-the-go”, says Globe Chief Commercial Officer, Albert de Larrazabal.
To date, the Philippines is now the fastest growing smartphone market in ASEAN according to the International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Asia/Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, with 3.5 million smartphones shipped to the country in the 1st quarter of 2016.
“Today, Netflix is bringing the joy of entertainment to over 81 million members in 190 countries through our great content. Our partnership with Globe brings us closer to consumers who love entertainment and enables us to connect even more Filipinos to our top quality Netflix original shows and movies like Marvel’s Daredevil, Orange is The New Black, Narcos and many more,” says Tony Zameczkowski, Netflix Vice President,Business Development, Asia Pacific.
Netflix will also soon be available to customers on the new customised Broadband plans. Customers can now mix and match their preferred internet speeds that can be bundled with access to content and entertainment devices ranging from smart HD TVs, speakers, streaming devices, gaming consoles and even security cameras.
Larrazabal continues that, “this new way of putting together a broadband plan makes the selection process not only easy, but enjoyable for the Filipino family. With our new plans, our families will be in full control, allowing them to discover their digital lifestyle by being able to WATCH exclusive movies, TV shows and enjoy concert-like experiences; LISTEN to millions of songs and PLAY games for endless hours, as they want.”
By signing up for a Netflix account, members can watch today’s top original Netflix series and renowned movie hits. Netflix adds TV programs and films all the time. As members start using the service, Netflix’s algorithms will start to shape each member’s personal profile with recommendations based on what each member likes. Depending on the subscription plans, members can create up to four profiles within a single Netflix account. Profiles allow different members of the household to have their own personalised Netflix experience built around the films and TV programs they enjoy. There are also parental control settings to ensure a safe-viewing experience for kids. This will limit a child’s profiles to child-friendly titles.