PLDT Home, the fastest home broadband in the Philippines, and Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service, have joined forces to give awesome Korean entertainment to Filipinos, allowing K-drama diehards much better viewing experience in their homes.
Now, K-drama fans and serial binge-watchers can choose from an extensive array of top-quality Korean content from drama series, films and reality shows.
Ms. Arianne Kader-Cu, Country Manager of Viu Philippines, said, “As the appetite for premium Asian content continues to grow in the Philippines, watching Korean shows has become a way for families to bond and entertain themselves at home. With Viu’s goal to provide the best of Asian entertainment, we continue to work closely with the top Korean broadcasters to bring the largest volume and widest selection of Korean content titles to Filipinos. By working with PLDT, we are glad that our strong library of Korean content has become closer and more accessible to Filipino families at home.”
Viu is currently airing its newest Korean original series Doom At Your Service, starring Seo In Guk from Hundred Million Stars From The Sky, and Park Bo Young, best known from her titular character in Strong Woman Do Bong Soon. The OTT player has also recently announced an exciting slate of new titles, including Penthouse 3, available first on Viu, and its next Korean original Hong Cheon Gi, a romance fantasy period drama set to air in the third quarter.
Download the Viu app on App Store, Google Play and selected Smart TVs, as well as on the web at www.viu.com to access your favorite Korean and Asian shows. You can discover infinite worlds of K-drama experiences and enjoy a seamless entertainment viewing with PLDT Home, just visit www.pldthome.com/viu.
Viu, PCCW’s leading pan-regional over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service, is available in 16 markets across Asia, the Middle East and South Africa with 45 million monthly active users (MAU) as of December 2020.
The Viu service is available to consumers through a dual model with an ad-supported free tier and a premium subscription tier. Viu offers fresh premium TV series, movies and lifestyle programming in local and regional languages and subtitles in different genres from top content providers, as well as premium original productions under the brand “Viu Original”.
Viu also offers users streaming and download features, and localized user interfaces across a myriad of connected devices. Viu can provide the best viewing experience regardless of device or network conditions.
The service can be accessed via Viu app (available for free on App Store and Google Play) on connected devices, e.g. smartphones and tablets, select smart TVs, as well as on the web by logging into www.viu.com.
In addition, Viu International Limited, through its subsidiary Moov (Hong Kong) Limited, also operates MOOV, a popular digital music streaming and live music concerts service in Hong Kong.
About PCCW Limited
PCCW Limited (SEHK: 0008) is a global company headquartered in Hong Kong which holds interests in telecommunications, media, IT solutions, property development and investment, and other businesses.
The Company holds a majority stake in the HKT Trust and HKT Limited, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider and leading operator of fixed-line, broadband, mobile communication and media entertainment services. HKT delivers end-to-end integrated solutions employing emerging technologies to assist enterprises in transforming their businesses. HKT has also built a digital ecosystem integrating its loyalty program, e-commerce, travel, insurance, FinTech and HealthTech services to deepen its relationship with customers.
PCCW owns a fully integrated multimedia and entertainment group in Hong Kong engaged in the provision of OTT video service locally and in other places in the region.
Through HK Television Entertainment Company Limited, PCCW also operates a domestic free TV service in Hong Kong.
Also wholly-owned by the Group, PCCW Solutions is a leading IT and business process outsourcing provider in Hong Kong, mainland China and Southeast Asia. In addition, PCCW holds a stake in Pacific Century Premium Developments Limited and other overseas investments.
To learn more about PCCW, please visit www.pccw.com.