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13 shows Pinoys will be able to binge-watch on iflix

Tiffany Jillian Go
13 shows Pinoys will be able to binge-watch on iflix
The service is very similar to Netflix, and will be available in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and the Philippines sometime in 2015

MANILA, Philippines – Asian TV and movie binge-watchers, our dream has finally come true! Internet TV service iflix is set to launch very soon in the Philippines and in other Southeast Asian countries.

With a low monthly subscription fee, one can have unlimited access to a wide range of entertainment selections, from Hollywood and British content to Asian content.

According to Country Manager Sherwin Dela Cruz, iflix will offer consumers “over 10,000 hours worth” of top US, Asian, and even Filipino TV shows and movies. One subscription will allow one user to register his or her account to up to 5 devices, that will allow him or her to download and watch on the phone, laptop, computer, tablet, or even the television set for viewing anywhere and anytime. 

We’ll have details on the pricing soon. 

The service has partnered with top studios Fox, BBC Worldwide, and Warner Bros for premium content, and here are the TV shows and movies subscribers can look forward to:

  1. Homeland
  2. American Horror Story
  3. Doctor Who
  4. Sherlock
  5. The Big Bang Theory
  6. Modern Family
  7. Sons of Anarchy
  8. Sleepy Hollow
  9. New Girl
  10. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  11. Orphan Black
  12. Arrow

Aside from the current favorites, popular sitcom Friends will also be available in its 10-season entirety for fans to rewatch. 

Movies that subscribers can check out are Superman Returns, Batman Begins, Green Lantern, and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, to name just a few.

The company also plans to bring in shows from Asia (like the Koreanovelas), and even local content. They also plan on producing original content soon.

iflix will launch in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam throughout 2015. iflix will also launch sometime in the 2nd quarter in the Philippines. – Rappler.com

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