ABS-CBN's streaming service iWant is partnering with Globe Telecom and Smart Communications to make it more affordable for telco subscribers to access free TV shows and movies on the streaming platform.
Mobile subscribers of Globe and Smart can avail of their respective promos to stream iWant’s original shows and movies, iWant said on Monday.
"Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers can stream video content on iWant via Smart Gigasurf 99 with Video Every Day for only P99, which comes with 2 GB data for surfing and all apps and an additional 1 GB per day to watch up to one hour of videos every day, valid for seven days," iWant said.
"Globe mobile customers can also enjoy streaming of their favorite Kapamilya movies and TV shows on iWant for as low as P29 with GoWATCH. To register, just text GOWATCH29 to 8080 and get 2 GB or up to five hours of streaming for iWant and other video apps and sites valid for one day," it added.
Among the films available are five of iWant's latest 2019 offerings: “Allery in Love,” “Hush,” “High,” “The Gift,” and “S.P.A.R.K.”.
The streaming service said its users can also look forward to new originals this month such as “Project Feb. 14” and “Apple of My Eye.”
One-stop section iWant Sports, will meanwhile house various sports content as livestreaming of games, documentaries, and specials on professional leagues and collegiate leagues, boxing, and national tournaments, iWant said.
Subscribers of these telcos can also use their postpaid or prepaid accounts as their payment method to stream premium content via pay-per-view.
Among iWant's premium content are foreign and digitally restored Filipino classic films and access to the latest hit local movies via pay-per-view.
The iWant app is available on iOS and Android. The streaming service can also be accessed by web browser on iwant.ph.
The streaming platform said it kicked off 2019 with 11.3 million registered users.