Netflix Dominates Streaming in the Philippines for Q1 2024

If you’re wondering what’s the most popular streaming platform in the Philippines, a report from JustWatch reveals that for the first quarter of 2024 in the Philippines, Netflix remains to be dominant with 34% of the market share. While Netflix’s dominance in the Philippines is expected at this point, what surprised us that neither Disney+, […]

PLDT Unveils StreamTV Streaming Device

PLDT Home unveils a new device that its users can enjoy with the StreamTV. This AI-powered smart speaker supports Android TV and also functions as a virtual assistant with Google Assistant. By simply connecting StreamTV to your TV’s HDMI port, you can easily transform any TV into a smart TV, letting you enjoy shows in […]

Streaming Services Just Got More Expensive In The Philippines

One of the things that caught people’s attention lately is the additional charges imposed for their streaming services and online subscription in the Philippines. Banks like BPI, BDO, and Security Bank have started imposing a 1% fee, and reading through their fine prints confirms that transactions processed in Php by foreign companies are covered by […]

Discovery+ Streaming To Be Unavailable In The Philippines Soon

Last year, we did a comprehensive list of streaming services worth subscribing to in the country. Among them was Discovery+ which was one of the cheapest in the Philippines. Sadly, it seems that the service will be gone from the country at the end of next month. Here’s what you need to know. For those […]

1080p Premium? YouTube Exploring New Streaming Option

While 4K or 1440p is the way to go when you want to watch high-quality videos on YouTube, the video-streaming giant is exploring a new “1080p Premium” option that will be exclusive to YouTube Premium subscribers. The new option was shared over at Reddit, where select users got the 1080p Premium option on their YouTube […]

Apple TV+ VS Disney+? Former Expressed Interest in NBA Streaming Rights

While Disney has owned the rights to broadcast NBA shows in the past 20 years, it is expected that NBA will eventually become exclusive to the Disney+ streaming platform. However, with Disney’s rights to broadcast NBA shows set to end in April 2024, the NBA might consider other options like NBCUniversal or Apple according to […]

YouTube Primetime Channels is An All-in-One Streaming Feature

While we’re getting different streaming services these days, YouTube wants to make things more streamlined and less divided with its Primetime Channels feature. The idea for this new feature is simple: with your YouTube account, you can access some of your favorite streaming services without the need to open a new app. Basically, this makes […]

Kabahan na si Netflix: MTRCB Airs Need to Regulate Streaming Sites

The MTRCB has been appealing to have the authority to regulate online streaming since 2017, and it has renewed its cause during the budget hearing for the agency’s proposed 2023 budget. Back in 2020, MTRCB legal affairs chief Jonathan Presquito explained in a Senate hearing on the proposed Internet Transactions Act that their office should […]

Best Streaming Services in the Philippines (2022)

With all the video streaming services available in the Philippines in 2022, consumers have a broad selection of choices to choose from. Depending on the type of content they want to watch, each streaming service has its own strengths and weaknesses, and we help you out in deciding which ones are worth subscribing to. For […]

PLDT Introduces Lionsgate Play Streaming Service To The Philippines

PLDT has officially introduced Lionsgate Play, a streaming service from the major film studio, to our local shores. The film company is the one behind blockbusters like the Hunger Games, John Wick, and other iconic pop culture legends. The service’s overall interface is very similar to what we’ve seen before on other popular competitors. However, […]

DOF Wants Incoming Admin To Tax Streaming Services, Crypto

Two years after lawmakers proposed that digital services like Netflix and Facebook Ads should be taxed, the Department of Finance wants the incoming admin to tax all streaming services starting 2023, and crypto transactions by 2024. In a number of slides shared by Rappler, the DOF laid out its proposed plans to the incoming administration […]

Netflix to Reportedly Offer Livestreaming

With all the struggles it is facing lately beyond a shrinking subscriber base, Netflix is exploring other options to grow its revenue. One of these services is livestreaming, which Deadline reports that Netflix is currently working on in the early stages. The thought of adding livestreaming to its list of services is less unconventional than offering […]