HOOQ is now officially available for IOS and Android

 

Summer won’t be complete without watching our favorite movies or TV shows over and over again. Because of this, Globe Telecom brings you HOOQ—Asia’s first online entertainment video service, which gives you access to a library of thousands of international and local movies and TV series.

A start-up joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment, HOOQ is set to change the way people consume and enjoy entertainment by allowing customers to watch movies and TV across their devices: be it smartphones, computers, or tablets. HOOQ is now officially available for IOS and Android.

What is HOOQ?

Hooq is an online entertainment service that gives you access to a library of thousands of international and local movies and TV series. A start-up joint venture between Singtel, Sony Pictures Television, and Warner Bros. Entertainment, HOOQ is set to change the way people consume and enjoy entertainment by allowing customers to watch movies and TV across their devices – be it smartphones, computers, and tablets.

About the Globe and HOOQ Partnership

From Globe Telecom’s partnerships with Facebook, Spotify, the NBA, and Viber, the telco further strengthens its leadership by enhancing the digital lifestyle of Filipinos. From social media, music, sports, and messaging, Globe now takes over entertainment with HOOQ, Asia’s online entertainment service.

Filipinos can now catch up on their favorite movies and TV series all they want. With its 13 genres, customers can enjoy drama from favorite series like Gossip girl and/or enjoy intense action from films like the Dark Knight Rises and Unknown.

Local film and TV content will also be available through partnerships with the country’s top studios, such as GMA, Viva Communications, Regal Entertainment, and ABS-CBN. Relive local high-grossing films such as Metro Manila, A Secret Affair, Shake Rattle and Roll and Ang Tanging Ina, as well as classics including Dyesebel, Bagets and Bituing Walang Ningning. Highly-rated TV series like My Husband’s Lover, Mulawin, Tayong Dalawa and Mara Clara.

Globe and Tattoo On the GO GoSURF Plans

When registered to HOOQ, you get access to thousands of local and international movies and TV series. Register to GoSURF299 or above and get HOOQ for free. Postpaid subscribers get free HOOQ for 3 months while Prepaid subscribers get free HOOQ with their registration. Free period begins the same date as your registration to GoSURF. You need to choose HOOQ as your content freebie! You cannot change your freebie midway. When you opt out of GoSURF, you will also be opted out of HOOQ.

Free HOOQ on GoSURF, like Spotify, has a separated 1GB data allocation so you can enjoy other activities with your GoSURF data. Once the separate allocation is used up, it will automatically use your GoSURF data. When all allocations have been exhausted, you will be charged P2/MB for Postpaid or P5/15min for Prepaid for data use.

Postpaid’s No Bill Shock Guarantee: Be assured that you won’t pay more than P1,500 for mobile surfing per month when you subscribe to GoSURF 99 to 999. No Bill Shock also guarantees that you won’t pay more than P3,000 for your monthly surfing when you subscribe to GoSURF 1799 or GoSURF 2499.

Price Validity Keyword Data Allocation Free Content (Choose 1) Free Content Allocation
Php 299 30 days Text GoSURF299 to 8888 700MB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 499 30 days Text GoSURF499 to 8888 1.5GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 999 30 days Text GoSURF999 to 8888 5GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 1799 30 days Text GoSURF1799 to 8888 10GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 2499 30 days Text GoSURF2499 to 8888 15GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB

Globe HOOQ Standalone Offers

You also have the option to get just the HOOQ access. HOOQ Standalone offers start at P199. For HOOQ 299 and 499, you’re given data allocations dedicated to the service! Again, these standalone offers are valid for 30 days. Upon consumption of these data allocations, data will be charged the default rate unless you’re registered to a data plan.

Tattoo Home Broadband Plans with HOOQ

You can get free HOOQ access valid within the billing cycle starting at Plan 1299 for Tattoo Home Broadband.

Price Validity Keyword Data Allocation Free Content (Choose 1) Free Content Allocation
Php 299 30 days Text GoSURF299 to 8888 700MB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 499 30 days Text GoSURF499 to 8888 1.5GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 999 30 days Text GoSURF999 to 8888 5GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 1799 30 days Text GoSURF1799 to 8888 10GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB
Php 2499 30 days Text GoSURF2499 to 8888 15GB Spotify Premium or HOOQ 1GB

Stacking HOOQ and Spotify standalone offers with each other is not allowed.

Hooq, Globe

HOOQ Facts

• HOOQ is a gateway to a world of entertainment.
• You can stream, download and enjoy thousands of films and TV series.
• It has 13 types of movie and TV series categories (i.e. Action & Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Hollywood, Horror, Kids & Family, Martial Arts & Sports, Musical, Romance, Sci-Fi Fantasy and Thriller)
• Subtitles on select movies and TV series are available
• HOOQ can be accessed through any internet connection whether it is wired, Wi-Fi or mobile
• Access HOOQ via web (http://www.HOOQ.tv), Android App, iOS App, Web Client

You can access HOOQ on up to 5 devices and download up to a total of 5 movies.

You can access your account in 5 devices total: that’s your smartphone and your tablets. Accessing via PC is not counted as a device. However, only a maximum of 2 devices can be logged in at the same time. The third log in will be blocked.

HOOQ uses *adaptive bit rate. ABR determines the screen size and Internet bandwidth of the user and will deliver the best possible video resolution to avoid video interruptions.

You can watch movies & TV series through streaming or via download!

Streaming

This means you can watch the video of choice over the internet, via web (www.HOOQ.tv) or an app on your iOS or Android device. All you have to do is click the “PLAY” button.

Downloading (Offline Mode)

You can download a video/movie on your mobile device for offline viewing or watching at a later time. You can save up to 5 videos PER account. (This means if you downloaded 2 on your iPad and 3 on your iPhone, you have already used up your 5 slots.) Done with watching the 5 and need to download more? Simply delete the old ones, and download again! These downloads are also in-app, meaning they’re not allowed to be shared, sent and saved to other desvices. To download, select the movie/video and click the “DOWNLOAD” button.

You can use your iOS and Android device or you can log on to the website to enjoy HOOQ.

iOS

It’s available in the App Store. You’re required to have iOS 7 and up, and you must have a Philippine iTunes account.

Android

For Android, it’s available on Google Play! HOOQ requires the Jellybean 4.1 and up OS to operate.

Web

Microsoft Silverlight should be installed. If this is not installed, there will be a prompt in the web browser to install this plug-in or you can go to: www.microsoft.com/silverlight/ for more instructions.

I’m now registered to GoSURF / HOOQ Standalone, am I supposed to expect an activation code or is it automatic?

One activation code will be sent per registration to GoSURF or Stand-alone, and only one unique activation code is needed.

I’m on the Globe myLifestyle Plan, how do avail of HOOQ?

The Entertainment pack of the new Globe myLifestyle Plan includes access to either HOOQ or NBA. For HOOQ access, it is available in P299/mo (1GB) and P499/mo (2GB). Similar to the standalone offers, it will not use up your GoSURF data allocation. You may also opt for a P199 denomination with no data allocation, but it will use your subscribed GoSURF data allocation. With the Entertainment bundle (or any GoSURF promo), you are not bound by Fair Use Policy.

For more information on Globe GoSURF, visit http://globe.com.ph/surf/plan/gosurf. Want to know more about the new myLifestyle Plan? Visit http://www.globe.com.ph/mylifestyleplan!

Want to know more about HOOQ? Visit http://hooq.tv today.

See also: HOOQ and Globe to deliver a P199/month video-on-demand service

 

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