In its latest venture to bring new experiences to its subscribers, PLDT Home has inked an exclusive partnership with Lionsgate Play, the fast-growing streaming platform for the global content studio behind hits like The Hunger Games, John Wick, Power, The Twilight Saga, Saw, and many more.
As a result of this partnership, PLDT Home Fiber subscribers, both existing and new, of Plan 1699 and up, will be able to access and watch their favorite movies and shows on Lionsgate Play without additional charges until June 1, 2023. Allowing them to enjoy global content across various genres from the comfort of their homes.
To access Lionsgate Play, you can do so by either downloading the mobile app, or accessing the platform using web browser. Content is grouped into categories to make it easier to find what you want. There is also a convenient search feature for more granular browsing.
Curated content, which is basically a collection of content that are related to each other are also available, so you can follow up on shows or movies about a similar topic or theme without having to browse for each one manually.
“PLDT Home and Lionsgate are bringing entertainment straight from the box office into people’s homes. From the best love stories to the best of horror down to the most action-packed films and shows, the world’s best content is simply a push of a button away with Lionsgate Play for all new and existing PLDT-powered homes. This partnership is part of our continuing mission to provide our customers the fastest broadband connection in the country so that they can better stream their entertainment choices including the most exciting and irreverent stories from Lionsgate Play. Beyond PLDT-powered homes, Lionsgate Play shall also be available to Smart customers soon.”
– PLDT Home Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business-Home Group Jeremiah de la Cruz
“Our endeavor has been to ensure viewers are provided with a curated lineup of great content, spread across genres for the best viewing experience. Taking this forward, we are excited to partner with PLDT Home to launch Lionsgate Play in the Philippines. We are reaching out to a large and diverse sector of consumers with a digitally-driven offering enabling them to ‘play more, browse less.’ We look forward to more Filipinos enjoying the best of what Hollywood has to offer!”
– Lionsgate Executive Vice President Amit Dhanuka
Among the content available at the Philippine launch of Lionsgate Play is American Crime Drama, Power, which follows the triumph and trials of drug dealer James St. Patrick as he tries to leave his life behind to manage his own nightclub. There’s also Apex, in which Bruce Willis follows Thomas Malone as a wrongfully-convicted prisoner given a chance at freedom.
Also available locally via Lionsgate Play is Gaslit, which stars Julia Roberts and Sean Penn. The new series spotlights Martha Mitchell (Roberts), wife of former US President Nixon’s Attorney General John N. Mitchell, discovering the full extend of the Watergate scandal in the 70s.
To learn more about Lionsgate Play, click here.
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.