POPTV Philippines, the country’s first fully Pinoy streaming app, is further expanding its services to meet the streaming needs of more Filipinos nationwide with the upcoming launch of POPTV Kids and POPTV Trip.
POPTV Kids, which became available from Sunday, November 21, is the first mobile streaming children’s programming specifically aimed at Filipino children between the ages of 3 and 10. “We are the first SVOD platform in the country to offer this kind of children’s programming, especially now that we don’t see a lot of children’s content on free TV anymore. Here our kids can enjoy different preschool and kids content absolutely free even without a subscription, and the best part, it’s all dubbed in Filipino. It will surely give them a more fun and relevant viewing experience, ”said Jackeline Chua, COO of POPTV. POPTV Trip, on the other hand, is the first streaming service in transit in the country which will be made accessible to the commuter public via special POPTV buses. “Data consumption has always played a vital role in the overall user experience of any streaming service, especially here in the Philippines. That’s why POPTV has developed a technology that will make it easier for our customers, as we give them all free access to our app on board these buses. POPTV Trip is just the start and we will continue to find ways to expand and improve user access to POPTV, ”said CEO Jyotirmoy Saha. International Emmy Kids Award-nominated preschool show Tish Tash tops the list of Filipino dubbed children’s shows on POPTV Kids, which will air in the Philippines for the first time. Also premiering will be George of the Jungle, The Journey of Long, Ella Bella Bingo, Tilda Appleseed and The Kids from Seagull Street, all of which are co-produced by Saha and Chua through their respective animation companies August Media Holdings and Médias. Synergy88 Entertainment.
All POPTV users will have free access to POPTV Kids with just one click. With POPTV’s Child Lock feature, parents don’t have to worry about their kids accessing content that is not suitable for their age, as the app requires a passcode before they can. return to its original programming. Since POPTV became available in the Philippines in September 2020, the subscription video-on-demand service has already gained more than 1.5 million users nationwide amid the challenges posed by the pandemic.
POPTV has also worked with some of the country’s biggest producers and distributors like ABS-CBN, Regal Films, TBA Studios, Korean SBS, CJE&M and JTBC, Hong Kong Medialink, and Thai GMMTV and LINE TV as it offers the Filipino audience the best of local entertainment and international hits DUBest. “We are very happy with the positive feedback we are receiving, especially regarding our dubbing. We really take our localization seriously – script, voice quality, dubbing – we want our audience to have the same experience as if they were watching these titles in their native language, ”added Chua. Upcoming titles in the app include KDrama “LUCA” with Kim Rae Won, the anime “Jujutsu Kaisen” and “Citrus” and the BL series “I promised you the moon”, “Together with me” and “Our Skyy. “. Since Saha and Chua are no strangers to IP creation, POPTV is also expected to produce and launch its original shows by next year. “POPTV is not only acquiring the best content to bring to Filipinos, but we will also create the best content, whether it’s feature films or mini-series, and work with the biggest stars and the best creative team. and production both locally and internationally, ”Saha shared. POPTV will also soon be available on Android or Smart TV. To download the POPTV app, just search for POPTV PINAS on Google Play, Huawei App Gallery and Apple App Store. New users will get a 3-day free trial and can choose to subscribe thereafter for 2 days for just P20, 10 days for just P49, 30 days for just P99 and six months for just P300 to get full access at POPTV library of local content (blockbusters, indie and classics) and foreign Pinoy favorites dubbed in Filipino (KDramas, animes, BL series, Asian movies, etc.). POPTV subscriptions can be purchased by load deduction via SMART or Google Pay; or can be done via a credit / debit card or the GCash app. It is also available at Shopee, Lazada, all branches of M Lhuillier and RD Pawnshops nationwide, and at sari sari stores in major cities of Luzon. For more information visit facebook.com/poptvph or visit www.poptv.ph.
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