Smart launches streaming app for concerts, virtual events

Smart Communications is rolling out the red carpet when it comes to exclusive video content with the launch of GigaPlay, a streaming app especially developed for Smart subscribers so they may enjoy an entire suite of live and on-demand sport events, virtual concerts, and so much more with absolutely no subscription fee.

Now downloadable on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, GigaPlay gives Smart customers free access to content curated for Filipinos’ passion for sports and entertainment. All they have to do is connect to the Smart mobile network and play the GigaPlay content they want anytime and anywhere.  

Dua Lipa is one of the headliners of ‘iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021’ streaming exclusively on Smart’s GigaPlay (inset).
Dua Lipa is one of the headliners of ‘iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021’ streaming exclusively on Smart’s GigaPlay (below).
“We Filipinos know what we want when it comes to streaming and through GigaPlay, we want to make it simple and easy for Filipinos to access and watch what they love, powered by the country’s fastest mobile network. GigaPlay builds on our efforts to enable our subscribers to live the GigaLife, with all their digital needs and the latest technology right at their fingertips,” said Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.  

The launch of GigaPlay coincides with GigaFest, Smart’s month-long thanksgiving celebration for subscribers marked by awesome freebies, concerts, and other surprises.  

Catch iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021, KCON:TACT HI 5, NBA and PBA games, and more.

Using GigaPlay, Smart users can catch the Philippine-exclusive stream of the annual iHeartRadio Music Festival 2021 featuring performances by Billie Eilish, Coldplay, Dua Lipa, J Cole, Khalid, Maroon 5, and other top artists on Sept. 18 and 19, from 10:30 a.m. onwards on both days.  

GigaPlay will also house another Philippine-exclusive stream in KCON:TACT HI 5 virtual concert happening on Sept. 18 to 26, which includes performances by today’s biggest K-Pop artists, including MAMAMOO, AB6IX, PARK JIHOON, ATEEZ, and many more, as well as the weekly Korean music show M Countdown every Thursday at 5:00 p.m..

Smart subscribers can also catch the ongoing 46th season of PBA Philippine Cup and the forthcoming NBA season via NBA TV live on GigaPlay to cater to avid Filipino basketball fans.  

The streaming app will also be the new digital online home of the UAAP games and the PVL starting next season.  

Aside from live concerts and sports, Smart subscribers may also stream on-demand content like the Hallyu Hangouts featuring Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin, reruns of key events from the recent Tokyo Olympics, FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers and Olympic Qualifying Tournament, and the recently concluded PVL Open Conference. Subscribers can also catch NBA content 24/7 with access to NBA TV Philippines inside GigaPlay.  

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Topics: Smart Communications , GigaPlay , streaming app , Apple App Store , Google Play Store , GigaFest
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