The Philippine leader in communications PLDT has provided subscribers with high speed fiber optic technology. Now, they are using it to bring the best in entertainment to the Philippine home.
PLDT Brings Roku Powered Tvolution – Everything in one
PLDT makes history by bringing Roku Powered TVolution to Philippine shores. An all-in-one, plug-and-play box that has changed the way people watch TV, it takes home entertainment to amazing heights. For example, you can watch HD channels from Cignal, the widest selection of movies and series from iFlix, and enjoy the groundbreaking content from global phenomenon Netflix. Not only that but you can access a great deal of streaming channels over YouTube. All of that means that the Roku Powered TVolution provide families with one click access to the widest catalog of entertainment. Allowing them to enjoy together.
“PLDT Home has always been at the forefront of innovation, both in technology and in content, and today, we mark another milestone for internet TV, not just in the Philippines, but also in the region,” PLDT FVP and Home Business Head Oscar A. Reyes, Jr. said. “The Roku PoweredTM TVolution will change the way Filipino families enjoy entertainment together in the comforts of their homes. We look forward to ushering in the new age of family video entertainment, thanks to our partners.”
A new era in Entertainment
To celebrate this historic event, PLDT hosted an exclusive event at the Shangri-La at the Fort. The big event brought together some of the big leaders in the industry, led by PLDT Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan. There is also the A-list celebrity Miss Universe 2015 and PLDT Home ambassador Pia Wurtzbach hosting the event. Guests enjoyed the entertainment provided by Roku Powered TVolution and the country’s most powerful broadband, PLDT Home Fibr. They saw for themselves, the box’s user-friendly features and compelling content.
Current subscribers to PLDT Home Fibr will be the first to enjoy TVolution for only a small addition of Php199 per month. This comes with a trial of the Cignal HD TV Plan 1590, and a built-in iFlix subscription. With minimal extra charges also offers subscribers paid content from different providers like Netflix. Also, Fibr subscribers will get to enjoy exclusive offers such as no delivery and no cash out charges.
Roku is the latest addition to PLDT Home’s growing list of global entertainment partners. It is powered by PLDT Home Fibr, delivering broadband speeds of up to 1 Gbps and allows for equal upload and download speeds. At Php 1,899 per month, Fibr is not just good for gaming and entertainment, but also top-of-the-line home security. Now available in over three million homes nationwide, families across the nation can enjoy the unlimited entertainment that Roku brings.
Lastly, at the event PLDT also announced four new services including the Whole Home WiFi Plan. The country’s first all-in-one broadband and smart Wi-Fi network plan that provides the Fibr experience at home. Other new services are the Home Geek Squad, a pioneering team of “technical architects” dedicated to PLDT Home Fibr subscribers. Also, the V-Fibr Plan, which allows PLDT Home DSL subscribers fiber-fast speeds of up to 100 Mbps at home. Lastly, the Fox+, a streaming app where subscribers get access to thousands of hours of high-definition content from Fox.