Smart and PLDT subscribers to enjoy the iflix gift of entertainment

iflix, Smart, and PLDT team up to provide iflix service to over 70 million Smart and PLDT Home customers in the Philippines. This partnership will allow PLDT Home, Smart, Sun, and TNT customers to enjoy thousands of hours of TV shows and movies on iflix anytime, at no added cost. A feature called “instant access” allows eligible Smart customers to access iflix without the need to sign up or log in – their device serves as their “passport”. Prepaid subscribers can also enjoy access to iflix via BiGbytes 15 prepaid bundle.

Left to Right: Andreas van Maltzahn, iflix Chief Business Development Officer; Sherwin dela Cruz, iflix Philippines Country Manager; Patric Grove, Catcha Group CEO and iflix Co Founder and Chairman; Tim Parsons, Technical Advisor.

From mid-December, all Smart, Sun, and TNT subscribers will get a 3-month iflix subscription bundled with their existing service (valued at P387), sponsored by Smart at no added charge.

PLDT Home subscribers will enjoy 12-months of iflix (valued at P1594) at no added charge, for all DSL, Fibr, uLTERa, or Telpad plans.

Patrick Grove (Catcha Group Co-founder, iflix Co-founder and Chairman)

Instant Access allows eligible Smart subscribers to access iflix, on or via the iflix app, with no sign up or sign in needed. This is convenience is a world’s first. The iflix system will know that the user is on a Smart connection and will tag that device (phone, laptop, desktop, tablet) via proprietary technology.

The iflix service is priced at only P129 per month in the Philippines for unlimited access, with no ads for non-Smart and PLDT Home subscribers.

Tim Parsons, iflix Technical Advisor

For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary 30-day trial with full access to iflix’s commendable service, features, and content, with no credit card or payment required. Visit to register.

Each subscription allows users to access iflix on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for anytime, anywhere entertainment.

Ariel Fermin (Head of Consumer Business, PLDT and Smart Communications)

Subscribers can download any video from iflix’s library for offline viewing, and the videos stay with the device for seven days.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for