The recently awarded Best Mobile App (Media, Film, TV, or Video) at the GSMA’s Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards Night in Barcelona, HOOQ celebrates this month its first year anniversary in the Philippines, where it first launched before its expansion to Thailand and India. HOOQ is very proud to be the number one paid video OTT service in the country with over 100,000 paying subscribers.
Getting HOOQd means having over 35,000 hours of the latest and exclusive episodes from Hollywood such as Supergirl, Mad Dogs, Mad Men, as well as other titles like The Flash, Arrow, and a lot more plus top Pinoy TV and movie titles from the start-up venture of Singtel, Warner Bros. Entertainment, and Sony Pictures Television.
“It’s been a year of milestone for HOOQ and we have been running at overdrive to always keep our customers entertained. From exclusive superhero content and merchandise to same day as US telecast TV series, we never stop to ensure that there is always something to put a smile on our customers,” said Jane Cruz-Walker, Country Manager of HOOQ. Walker also reminisce the days when HOOQ was first introduced in the country a year ago. “We started with just a handful of employees back then and now we’ve grew bigger,” she shared during the Happy Birthday HOOQ 1st year Anniversary Party held in Revel, The Palace, Uptown, BGC last March 15.
Celebrity endorsers and ambassadors young actress Jessy Mendiola and heartthrob Xian Lim also took the stage as they welcome the exciting year with HOOQ. Xian’s My Cactus heart, The Reunion, and Bakit Hindi Ka Crush Ng Crush Mo are soon launching on the service, along with other ABS-CBN hits like Sisterakas, The Mistress, One More Try, Suddenly, It’s Magic, and My Binondo Girl.
Partners Regal Entertainment, Viva, and GMA are also contributing Pinoy contents to the service.
“HOOQ has paved the way for Filipinos to consume local content via its new platform. We at regal Entertainment are proud and happy to be a part of this exciting ride. This year, we promise to deliver the best and the latest movies from Regal to HOOQ’s growing subscribers,” said Roselle Monteverde, Vice President, Regal Entertainment.
Aside from movie and TV partners, HOOQ has been working with Globe Telecom since day one, providing customers of the No. 1 mobile network with up to 45 days of free trial with Globe GoSURF 99 and below for prepaid customers, and up to 90 days of free trial for prepaid and postpaid customers availing of GoSURF 299 and up.
“Launching a premium video entertainment service in the Philippines has been a key component of our commitment to enable the Filipino digital lifestyle. Bringing HOOQ first in Asia to benefit Filipinos was just the start of making the best and biggest variety of video content easily available to our mobile and broadband customers, giving them access to thousands of foreign and local movies and TV shows for their entertainment pleasure. We are excited to give Filipinos the future of mobile entertainment as we work closer with HOOQ to ensure a wonderful digital entertainment experience with an extensive range of library content, available at affordable price points and exciting product bundles,” said Dan Horan, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business, Globe.
Globe Broadband customers also get HOOQ for free on Globe Home Broadband Plan 1299 and up.
It’s easy to get HOOQd. All you have to do is download the HOOQ appf rom Apple Store or Google Play, sign up or log in, and your device is ready to access HOOQ’s library of Hollywood and local hits. Viewing movies and TV series on HOOQ is made even better with Chromecast support, now available on the iOS and Android apps.
Sign up today for your 30-day free trial on www.hooq.tv.
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