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PLDT Global Partners With iFlix In Malaysia

PLDT Global Corp. (PGC) unit PLDT Malaysia has recently signed a partnership agreement with iflix, Southeast Asia's leading Internet TV service, to enable PGC subscribers in Malaysia to enjoy iflix's vast library of tens of thousands of hours of top TV and movie entertainment wherever they are in the country.

"Committed to serving the OFWs and migrants not only in Malaysia but the rest of the world as well, PGC has been creating innovative services for our OFWs and has gone beyond providing affordable call, SMS, data, and other value-added services," PLDT EVP and Head of Enterprise and International & Carrier Business and ePLDT President and CEO Eric Alberto said.

"This partnership with iflix will enrich our data package offering with compelling content. But this is only the beginning of more exciting things to come for our subscribers. In the near future, we will be rolling out amazing data-centric packages not only in Malaysia but all the other PLDT Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services around the world," Alberto added.

"We would like to offer our customers the best entertainment experience wherever they are," said PLDT International & Carrier Business Head and PGC President & CEO Alex O. Caeg. "The convergence of PLDT Global's services with iflix's Internet TV service will deliver unlimited movie and television entertainment from the best content providers around the world, such as top Hollywood, European, Asian, even Filipino studios. This will be a delightful treat for our diligent OFWs in Malaysia."

To obtain the iflix internet TV service, OFWs in Malaysia can avail of the reasonably-priced new data plans starting at 3 Malaysian Ringgits (RM3) per day.

"This partnership with iflix will enable our subscribers in Malaysia to watch unlimited entertainment wherever they are across the broadest range of devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers, as well as television," said PLDT Malaysia CEO and General Manager John Gregory Y. Palanca.

Azran Osman-Rani, Group COO and CEO of iflix Malaysia, said: "We are extremely thrilled to be extending our ongoing partnership with PLDT in the Philippines across to Malaysia. Combining our massive content offering and seamless platform with PLDT's Global expertise in the OFW market, Filipinos in Malaysia can now enjoy binge-watching on Malaysia's most awesome Internet TV service".

Earlier this year, the PLDT HOME and Smart Communications have also launched an exclusive partnership with iflix, delivering unlimited entertainment to families and individuals wherever they are across a broad range of devices.

Source: PLDT