Over 365 days ago, a humble team of 23 hard at work at their shared office space, held their collective breath in nervous anticipation, as the iflix service went live across the Philippines and Malaysia. In commemoration of this very special day, the team would like to take this opportunity to share some of the amazing milestones iflix has surpassed in this first year.
Moments to Remember
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.
June 2015 – iflix launches commercially in the Philippines, alongside telecommunications partners Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Smart Communications, Inc.
November 2015 – Celebrities Ruffa, Richard, and Raymond Gutierrez, JM Rodriguez, Iza Calzado, Karylle, and Jasmine Curtis-Smith join iflix as ambassadors and shareholders in the business. iflix also goes live in Thailand, drawing over 200,000 subscribers in its initial 12-week trial phase.
March 2016 – iflix welcomed industry heavyweights Sky Plc and Emtek Group to its impressive investor roster, joining Catcha Group, Evolution Media Capital, PLDT and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), following the successful completion the company’s huge second round of funding.
Today, iflix enjoys a record five partnerships with leading telecommunications providers in the Philippines, including PLDT and Smart, as well as Telkom Malaysia, Digi, Celcom, Maxis and UMobile in Malaysia, and TrueMove in Thailand. The company also recently announced collaborations with Telkom and Indosat Ooreedoo ahead of its Indonesian launch.
As iflix continues its rapid expansion, it additionally announced a succession of key appointments of proven regional business and industry leaders to further accelerate the company’s exceptional growth.
iflix Group Co-founder and CEO Mark Britt commented: “It has been an extraordinary year since we launched iflix in Malaysia and the Philippines last May. I am hugely proud of everything the team has achieved as well as the overwhelming response and demand we have received from consumers.”
iflix’s Philippine members watch an average 195.96 minutes each day!
iflix members prefer enjoying iflix on their mobile phones – with the majority on Android devices.
Milenials and Gen-Ys comprise 68% of total members.
Filipinos’ favourite genre is DRAMA!
iflix members prefer late night viewing with peak watching hours from 9pm.
iflix members from the Philippines download the most content.
With over 150 studio and distributor partnerships globally, the company continues to strengthen its relationships with the world’s leading providers of high-quality entertainment content bringing more first run-exclusives, award winning TV shows and movies, and exceptionally popular Asian and local programs to iflix members across the region. Here are just a few of the extraordinary new shows and new seasons coming to iflix over the coming weeks and months:
1. Flash (Season 2)
2. Arrow (Season 4)
3. Mr. Robot (Season 2 – EXCLUSIVE to iflix)
4. Hunters (Season 1 – EXCLUSIVE to iflix)
5. Bosch (Season 1 – EXCLUSIVE to iflix)
6. The Magicians (Season 1 – EXCLUSIVE to iflix)
7. Downton Abbey (Seasons 1-5)
8. The 100 (Seasons 1-2)
9. Pretty Little Liars (Seasons 1-6)
10. The Originals (Seasons 1-3)
11. The Last Ship (Seasons 1-2)
12. House (ALL Seasons)
13. Keeping Up with The Kardashians (Seasons 1-4)
14. 30 Rock (ALL Seasons)
15. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
16. Gotham (Season 2)
19. X: Men - First Class
20. Night at the Museum
21. The Office (ALL Seasons)
22. Voltes V (ALL Episodes)
23. Daimos (ALL Episodes)
24. Bates Motel
25. 12 Monkeys
26. Millionaire Matchmaker
iflix Philippines Country Manager, Sherwin Dela Cruz added: “Our first year wouldn’t have been what it was if it wasn’t for our partners and our amazing subscribers. We’re extremely grateful for the unending support we received this past year, and we’re looking forward to achieving more milestones in year 2 and the years to come.”
Now available in the Philippines, Malaysia, and Thailand, iflix will continue to roll out its world-class service to additional key Southeast Asian markets in the coming months. Each subscription provides users unlimited access to the service on up to five devices, including phones, laptops, tablets, and television sets, for viewing wherever, whenever. iflix subscribers can also download TV shows and movies from iflix’s extensive library for offline viewing. The service is priced at only PHP129 per month in the Philippines for unlimited access with no ads!
For new subscribers, iflix offers a complimentary 30-day trial with full access to its world-class service, features and content, with no credit card or payment details required. Go to www.iflix.com to register.
iflix is Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service, offering users unlimited access to tens of thousands of hours of top TV shows and movies from all over the world. With a huge selection of your favorite comedies, drama, K-drama, cartoons and blockbusters, plus first run exclusives and award winning movies and shows, iflix places the entertainment you want at your fingertips. For one low monthly fee, iflix subscribers can watch on their mobile phone, laptop, tablet, TV… wherever, whenever.
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