Sunday, February 22, 2015

HOOQ debuts in the Philippines

The Philippines is now HOOQ'd Yes! HOOQ, Asia's video-on-demand service, debuts in the Philippines in partnership with none other than Globe Telecom. With Hooq, customers of Globe Telecom will enjoy unlimited online streaming access and an offline viewing option to top Hollywood and Filipino movie and television content with the use of any device including computers, smartphones and tablets. Did I hear movie and tv marathon? Oh yeah!

We can now look forward to more than 10,000 movies and tv shows including titles from partners Sony and Warner Bros. We can now watch Hollywood movies such as Spider-Man, Inception, Now you see me, while enjoying tv series such as Gossip Girl, Smallville and my favorite of all time, Friends! Hooray!

Of course not to be left behind, our local films and tv content will also be available through partnership with the country's top studios, such as GMA, Viva Communications, Regal Entertaiment, and ABS-CBN.

"Now more than ever, Filipinos consider connectivity as an essential part of their daily lives. Our customers whether prepaid, postpaid, or broadband, are increasingly embracing an always-on world where they expect a wonderful experience from innovative and engaging date and content offers. Right now, we are in the best position to offer this type of service as the leader in enabling the digital lifestyle of Filipinos and the number one network for smartphones. To meet their needs, we see the video-on-demand services offered by HOOQ as a critical offering representing the future of the industry. Now that consumers have access to a variety of international and local content, entertainment will now be more personal, and with Globe, this means experiencing it with the highest quality." said Mr. Ernest Cu, President and CEO of Globe Telecom.

Globe Telecom will provide its customers with the ability to download HOOQ, which will soon be available to customers on a plan-based service for only Php199 per month for access to thousands of movies, far more affordable than buying a ticket for just one movie. It will also be offered as a bundled service with the telco's GoSURF and Tattoo broadband services.

The service will also be accessible to all customers in the Philippines through its website Customers can watch videos of their choice and pay for the subscription by using their credit card. 

With HOOQ, we can now enjoy 10,000 Hollywood blockbusters and popular local programmes anytime, anywhere, thanks to Globe Telecom!

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