NBA, PLDT, and Smart Communications have recently announced a multi-year partnership that would bring select offerings of NBA League Pass, the league’s premium live game subscription service to more than 62 million subscribers in the Philippines, providing fans with access to live and on-demand NBA games online and through mobile devices.
The NBA League Pass offerings include Day Pass which costs PhP50.00, and allows users to watch live games for 24-hours. The new offerings can be accessed online and using both iOS and Android devices.
PLDT Home users will also be able to add selected NBA League Pass offerings into their monthly broadband subscription, while Smart Prepaid and Postpaid users can avail of the Day Pass just by texting NBA50 to 9999. In addition, PLDT broadband and Smart mobile subscribers will have access to other content including NBA highlights, game recaps and daily top plays on the official websites of PLDT Home and Smart 360.
Filipinos have an unparalleled love for basketball, which is why the game has been at the center of our advocacy for sports excellence all over the country. Through our groundbreaking partnership with NBA, we look forward to empowering Filipinos with digital experiences that enrich their lifestyle whether at home or on-the-go - through our world-class partners and innovative platforms, powered by the country's most extensive and robust fixed line and wireless networks.Mr. Oscar Reyes, PLDT and Smart Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business Market Development
We are excited to work with Smart and PLDT, two companies that share our passion for providing live NBA action and exciting content to our Filipino fans on the devices they use most. Smart and PLDT provide the ideal platform for us to broaden our reach in the Philippines and provide more channels to bring the NBA experience to our passionate fans across the country.Mr. Carlo Singson, NBA Philippines Managing Director
The partnership also enables PLDT and Smart to be the official partners of NBA 3X Philippines presented by AXA, a 3-on-3 tournament which will feature men’s and women’s teams and authentic NBA entertainment.
To know more about PLDT and Smart’s product offerings, you may visit www.pldthome.com and www.smart.com.ph, or follow their official Facebook accounts at www.facebook.com/PLDTHome and www.facebook.com/SmartCommunications.