Southeast Asia’s leading internet TV service iflix is celebrating its first year as it turns 1 this year! iflix officially went into broadcast and stream its very own library on May 26, 2015.
In April 2015, the company announced the appointment of its advisory board, comprised of Hollywood’s most influential business and creative leaders, including the chairman and CEO of MGM, President and CEO of Fox networks and more.
iflix Philippines launched commercially in June 2015 alongside telecommunications partners PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. We were there.
In November last year, celebrities Ruffa, Richard, and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez, Iza Calzado, Karylle, and Jasmine Curtis-Smith joined iflix as ambassadors and shareholders in the business. We were also there.
Fast forward to 2016, iflix welcomed industry heavyweights Sky Pic and Emtek Group to its impressive investor roster, joining Catcha Group, Evolution Media Capital, PLDT, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), last March.
“We are happy that we’ve invested with iflix,” said the incumbent Chairman of PLDT-Smart, Manny V. Pangilinan, when he went up on stage to congratulate iflix during the Thanksgiving Media Day event held at Shangri-La at The Fort last Wednesday, June 15.
During the event, iflix Philippines Country Manager, Sherwin Dela Cruz, presented the company’s achievements that include a record of five partnerships with leading telecommunication providers in the Philippines, PLDT and Smart, as well as Telkom Malaysia, Digi, Celcom, Maxis, and UMobile in Malaysia, and TrueMove in Thailand.
The viewership trends, according to Dela Cruz, topped with an average of 195.96 minutes each day with iflix subscribers enjoying videos on thier mobile phones – with the majority on Android devices.
Android – 67%
iOs – 33%
And according to their survey, Filipinos favorite genre is drama.
And who else downloads the most video content? Iflix members from the Philippines, of course.
This year, iflix is giving all.subscribers more reasons to stay with iflix with the up-coming release of over 150 new contents including these shows:
Flash (Season 2)
Arrow (Season 4)
Mr. Robot (Season 2)
The Magicians (Season 1 – Exclusive to iflix)
Pretty Little Liars (Seasons 1-6)
The 100 (Seasons 1-2)
And a lot more…
And it doesn’t stop there. If you think that only millennials and Gen-Yers are the only ones who’ll get more of this, uh-oh.
Watch out, Gen-Xers coz Voltes V and Daimos are coming soon on iflix too!
Hooray for #iflixturns1!
If these news already make you giddy, wait ’til we drop some more that will make you glued on more to your iflix devices.
Go Binge or Go Home With Awesome Prizes
To celebrate iflix’s 1 year anniversary, they’re giving away some seriously awesome binge watching blowout packages. They’ve found their superfans, and iflix addicts since they’ve started up, and now it’s your turn to win!
Are you addicted to watching stuff on iflix? Would you call yourself a serious binge watcher? Well, you can Go Binge or Go Home with these awesome prizes if you watch your favorites on iflix!
– Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
– Samsung Gear VR
– Samsung 40” UHD TV
– Google Chromecast
– iflix merch
– 1 year of iflix!
Promo duration is from June 16-22, 2016. iflix will announce the top 4 viewers who watched the most minutes from June 16-22 on June 27.
Full mechanics here: http://po.st/iflixturns1promo
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