Manila, Philippines; May 2021 –– In the words of Oscar winning storyteller, Bong Joon Ho, ‘once you overcome the one-inch tall barrier of subtitles, you will be introduced to so many more amazing films.’ The exploding popularity of Asian content in recent years proves that what matters most to today’s audience is a compelling and well-told story. Asian stories are entrancing more viewers around the world, and Filipinos for their part have embraced these tales with eagerness and excitement.
As part of its commitment to deliver premium Asian premium content to its users, WeTV, teams up with Globe as its first telco partner in the Philippines to help bring beloved Chinese, Korean, Thai and local content to Filipinos.
Aside from popular Korean dramas, Anime, and Boys Love stories, WeTV also offers a great deal of compelling original content Filipinos will surely fall in love with. “At Globe, we are committed to bringing Filipinos the best Asian blockbuster movies and hit series,” says Chelo Flores, Director for Video and Music Squad of Get Entertained Tribe. “That’s why we’ve partnered with a new gamechanger in the world of video-on-demand services. We continue to bring the best of Hollywood and local content, and NOW, we’re bringing in more exciting Asian stories to our loyal customers.”
Echoing Globe’s excitement for its partnership with WeTV, Georgette Tengco, WeTV Country Manager, expresses, “WeTV believes in the compelling storytelling powers of Asian countries, and we’re more than happy to bring Filipinos the local and regional shows and movies we all know and love. We look forward to working with Globe Telecom in bringing in more amazing content for everyone to enjoy.”
Leading the roster of titles VIP users can enjoy on WeTV are the ABS CBN Primetime Bida series, including Ang Probinsyano, available to stream 50 hours ahead of all other platforms and free TV, as well as the inspirational drama Huwag Kang Mangamba and Init Sa Magdamag which starts streaming 46 hours ahead. Other content offerings are the popular anime show My Hero Academia 5, Korean drama The Sweet Blood, and Thai drama Lovely Writer. WeTV has such a diverse content library that caters to different spectrums of fans and interests, with new titles constantly added in, ensuring fresh and top-quality shows and movies for viewers to binge-watch to their hearts’ content. All of these and more can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere with a click of a finger.
Everyone can watch content on WeTV for free but Globe customers can opt to enjoy an uninterrupted ad-free experience and earlier access to new releases, simply by purchasing WeTV VIP vouchers for as low as P149 for 30 days via the GlobeOne app or GCash. Mobile customers can also text WETV 149 to get 30 days of WeTV VIP premium subscription.
Aside from that, Globe Prepaid customers can enjoy WeTV’s wide breadth of content by registering to Go+ promos, which gives them up to 15GBs of extra data for their GoWATCH apps. For their part, Globe Postpaid customers who apply or recontract to the new GPlan can also enjoy a free 3-month WeTV VIP subscription.
Wonderful stories help provide people a much-needed escape when a break from reality is needed. That’s why Globe, together with WeTV, will continuously work for their subscribers to have many stories to choose from, to free their minds, lighten their hearts, and help them discover new ways to enjoy life.