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Globe announces new content partners, launches Globe Studios and Globe Live

By Jonnah Pante - on 29 Jun 2016, 9:16am

Globe announces new content partners, launches Globe Studios and Globe Live

On the 10th edition of the Wonderful World with Globe dubbed as ‘The Next Attraction,’ Globe proudly announced its new line of international content partners and launched the Globe Studios and Globe Live.

Globe executives with their new international content partners.

New Content Partners

With the objective of expanding services and providing more for the consumers, Globe recently tied up with international entertainment companies like Disney, Cartoon Network, Netflix, Sports Illustrated, Astro, Turner, and Smule.

Disney and Globe bring complete entertainment experience with the launch of the Disney Channel Apps – Disney Channel, Disney XD, and Disney Junior. The number 1 TV network for kids and families in the Philippines is now available as a video streaming service offering more than 100 video-on-demand (VOD) full episodes and live streaming of Disney Channels. 

Malaysian media powerhouse Astro will soon give Filipino gaming fans access to eGG Network or Every Good Game, Southeast Asia’s first dedicated 24/7 e-Sports network. E-Sports fans will be able to watch tournaments like League of Legends, Dota 2, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and many more via Globe.  Globe and Astro are working on more exciting surprises to give gaming fans a wonderful experience.

Netflix boasts over 81 million members in over 190 countries who are enjoying more than 125 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Netflix will be available to Globe customers via their mobile or broadband service.

The popular singing app Sing! by Smule, brings the love of Pinoys for Karaoke with more than 500,000 songs to choose from. It also allows users to record a video duet with their favorite artists like Jessie J,and Jason Derulo and share it to a global audience.

Apps created by the Turner-owned brand will soon be available including an upgraded and authenticated version of Cartoon Network Watch and Play and Cartoon Network Anything. For the first time in PH, a live stream of the channel will be exclusively available to a non-TV audience. The apps also offer a selection of awesome video clips and interactive games and activities to keep the whole family entertained.   

“Our new roster of content partners will bring out the best of Philippine digital lifestyle. We are providing world-class entertainment apps right at their fingertips to enjoy anytime and anywhere. This will change once again how Filipinos will be entertained using their mobile and @Home broadband devices,” said Dan Horan, Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business.

Globe Live and Globe Studios

Designed to produce original show and live-events, Globe launched the Globe Live and Globe Studios with an aim to change the landscape of Philippine entertainment.

Dramas and movies are no longer confined to television and cinema as they can already be shared through social media via mobile phones. Globe Studios recognizes this and thus, brings the next generation of entertainment to mobile with original video productions from top film directors such as Erik Matti, Paul Soriano, Quark Henares, Dan Villegas, Sigrid Bernardo, Joyce Bernal, and Lav Diaz. Globe Studios is backed by local and Asian media houses such as Viva Films, Reality Entertainment, Quantum Films, Spring Films and Astro of Malaysia.

On the other hand, due to the rising clamor towards personalization, another challenge is how to deliver the most engaging and creative events that will satisfy customers. Globe Live responds to this demand by leveraging on Globe Telecom’s wide experience in the live events industry to elevate production quality and at the same time, tap the wide distribution coverage of Globe to promote and assemble events that are of international size and quality.

“The caliber of events will forever change with Globe Live. We can now produce shows and events that are world-class, unique to customers and more accessible. Our years of experience in the industry added with our edge as a telco company will bring perfect partnerships to bring wonderful events to our customers,” said Joe Caliro, head of Globe Live and Globe Retail and Transformation Management.