Globe welcomes arrival of Netflix in the Philippines
Good news for me because my plan is 1699. The question is can I avail of the features even if my Netflix is a US account. I will keep you updated.
(Below is a press release from Globe)
With a Globe Home Broadband Plan starting at Plan 1299, customers can enjoy Netflix with Google Chromecast for a more inclusive entertainment experience at home
Globe Telecom is gearing up for the arrival of Internet television network Netflix in the Philippines with its roster of home broadband plans which come with free access to Chromecast, allowing customers to enjoy Netflix from any mobile device to a bigger screen.
Customers on a Globe Home Broadband Plan 1299 and up can access Netflix with Chromecast, a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port of one’s television set at home. With Chromecast, customers can cast their smartphone, tablet, or laptop to a bigger screen for a better and more inclusive viewing experience. Chromecast is compatible with Android devices, tablets, iPhones, iPads, Macs or Windows laptops or Chromebooks, allowing users to cast their favorite entertainment and apps to the big screen.
Globe Platinum Broadband customers can also avail of Chromecast for free starting at Plan 2499 to Plan 9499.
“Netflix finally lands on Philippine shores and we at Globe are committed to continue enabling the digital lifestyle of our customers with our portfolio of home broadband plans which offer fast and consistent broadband internet connectivity as well as access to Chromecast for a for a better and more inclusive viewing experience at home,” shares Dan Horan, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business at Globe.
Globe is also offering Filipinos a seamless subscription experience via its GCash Mastercard as a payment facility. With the GCash Mastercard, even non-credit card owners can subscribe and get a Netflix account to enjoy access to 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day.
GCash Mastercard is a reloadable prepaid card that allows customers to make purchases in retail stores anywhere in the world, shop online in local and international e-commerce sites, withdraw from ATMs or GCash outlets nationwide, load money instantly, and track all spending via the GCash app or by dialling *143#.
To get a Globe Home Broadband plan, users can go to any Globe Store, any authorized Globe agent, call 730-1010 or visit http://tattoo.globe.com.ph. To get a GCash Mastercard, users can simply visit a GCash Mastercard caravan nationwide, get a GCash account, activate the GCash Mastercard account by linking it to a user’s Globe/TM number, and fund the GCash wallet via GCash outlets, Bancnet ATMs, GCash app, or online bank transfer. Users can also apply for a card online which they can pick up at select Globe stores. To know more, visit www.GetGCashMC.com.
Netflix is a leading Internet television network with over 69 million members in over 60 countries enjoying more than 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries, and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause, and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments. Netflix is also available for Android and iOS-powered mobile devices and tablets using mobile data or Wi-Fi connection.