MANILA, Philippines – More Filipino basketball fans can now watch the ongoing NBA conference finals as NBA Philippines, PLDT and Smart Communications Inc. team up in a multiyear partnership to bring the games live at a more affordable price.
Fans can now avail of the NBA League Pass with a Day Pass offering that gives subscribers access to live games for a 24-hour period for only P50.
“For just P50, our customers can access the NBA League pass and have access to the wealth of information anytime, anywhere,” said Smart consumer marketing and communications head Andrew Santos.
Filipinos can now watch live and on-demand NBA games online and via their mobile devices. Moreover, local fans can have access to NBA highlights, game recaps, and daily top playes on the official websites of PLDT Home and Smart 360.
The NBA League Pass was initially available in My Sky and Globe, which garnered 62 million subscribers from the country.
NBA Philippines decided to broaden its reach by tapping Smart and PLDT to continue bringing the NBA experience to Filipino fans.
“The League Pass is only a scratch on the surface. We were just talking about some of the exciting things that we have in store for the fans who love the game, not only through league pass, but also bringing the fans closer to the actual live experience,” said NBA Philippines managing director Carlo Singson.
Fans can start accessing the ongoing NBA conference finals, the upcoming NBA finals, select preseason and NBA Summer League Games live and in high-definition with live stats and multiple viewing options. The NBA Mobile View also delivers a closer look into the action optimized for viewing on the smaller screens of tablets and phones.
To subscribe, PLDT Home users can add the selected NBA League Pass offering into their monthly broadband subscription, while Smart prepaid and postpaid customers can purchase the Day Pass by texting NBA50 to 9999. – Rappler.com