Kapamilya fans can watch ABS-CBN shows with PLDT Home and Smart

If you are a PLDT Home or a  Smart subscriber, you can now watch your favorite Kapamilya show via iWant TV.

In a groundbreaking partnership, the country’s leading digital services providers PLDT Home and Smart Communications have teamed up with multimedia conglomerate ABS-CBN for iWant TV, the network’s streaming service for TV shows, movies and other exclusive digital content.

PLDT and Smart Chair Manny V. Pangilinan (third from left) and ABS-CBN Chair Eugenio Gabby Lopez III (fourth from right) lead the signing of the milestone partnership of PLDT Home and Smart Communications with ABS-CBN for iWant TV
Under the partnership, PLDT Home and Smart subscribers will soon be able to use their prepaid load or postpaid account to binge-watch and catch up on their favorite ABS-CBN shows, blockbuster films and other top-rated content on on their computers or Smart TVs, or on the iWant TV app on their mobile phones and tablets.

Both PLDT Home and Smart will also soon roll out exciting offers to let millions of subscribers enjoy iWant TV content at their fingertips.

Using iWant TV, subscribers may stream the past and current ABS-CBN shows like On the Wings of Love, Dolce Amore, Ang Probinsiyano and Til I Met You, as well as News and Current Affairs shows, among many others – anytime and anywhere.

 ABS-CBN Chair Eugenio ‘Gabby’ Lopez III (left) and PLDT and Smart Chair Manny V. Pangilinan (right) share thoughts after sealing their milestone partnership to bring exciting iWant TV content within reach by more Filipinos via PLDT Home and Smart
This latest deal is set to further expand the widest breadth of digital content available to PLDT Home and Smart subscribers, as well as bolster the group’s thrust to deliver converged services that offer an unrivaled digital experience for Filipinos.

To get started with iWant TV, users can register for an account via or download the iWant TV app on their Android and iOS devices.


Senior citizens in Noveleta, Cavite can now watch movies for free in nearby Rosario. The local Sangguniang Bayan presided by Vice Mayor Dionisio Torres approved on Monday, Sept. 19, the resolution sponsored by Councilor Elvira Magat and seconded by Councilor Dave Reyes Chua granting authority to Mayor Chua to enter into an agreement with the management of SM cinemas in nearby Rosario for the “Libreng Sine” for the elderlies of Noveleta, which he launched on Sept. 26 after he sighed the Memorandum of Agreement along with SM Prine Holdings.

Under the Republic Act 9994 otherwise know as ‘Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010’ to provides for the 20 percent discount privilege to elders on cinema admissions.

The local government unit (LGU) will shoulder the remaining 80 percent admission fee as part of the subsidy for the more than 5000 bona fide residents with local citizen identification card.

Local senior citizens watched Barcelona starring Kathryn Bernardo and Daniel Padilla.

Topics: PLDT Home , Smart Communications , Kapamilya shows , iWant TV , ABS-CBN , Smart subscribers , Senior citizens , Noveleta Cavite , Rosario , Sangguniang Bayan , Vice Mayor Dionisio Torres , Councilor Elvira Magat , Councilor Dave Reyes Chua , SM cinemas , Libreng Sine ,
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