Now, PLDT lets its subscribers transform any home monitor or ordinary HDMI-ready TV set into afully operational computer. Through its latest innovation, the new TVolution Stick, created in collaboration with multinational technology company Intel.
While its previous iteration– the country’s first over-the-top(OTT) device TVolution– was already amazing in its ability to turn ordinary TV into internet TV, the PLDT TVolution Sticktakes it a step further, creating a new first in the OTT devices category.
“We’re very happy to introduce the most advanced TVolution, in collaboration with Intel. Apart from providing our consumers entertainment, it gives them a full suite of PC functionality on their TV screens backed by PLDT HOME’s most trusted broadband services.” PLDT VP and HOME Marketing Head Gary Dujali said.
Based on the Intel Compute Stick, the tiny device that’s no bigger than a dongle, is driven by a powerful quad-core Intel® Atom™ processor and Intel® HD Graphics for smooth performance and amazingly vivid picture quality. With 32 GB storage, 2 GB memory, a USB 2.0 port and a Micro SD card slot andrunning on Windows OS 8.1, it lets users stream movies and videos, search the web, send and receive emails and do other activities that normally done on bulkier and more expensive computers.
And it’s easy to use: simply plug the TVolution Stick into the TV’s HDMI port to activate the computer on screen. Charging is easy as well, via DC wall charger or powerbank.
How to avail of the new PLDT TVolution stick? Simple. Until November 30, new subscribers of DSL Plans 999 and up and all PLDT HOME Fibr plans who apply online (www.pldthome.com) will get this nifty gadget for free, along with popular content fromFox,iflix and Spinnr.
According to Intel Philippines Country Manager Calum Chisholm, “The TVolution Stick collaboration between Intel and PLDT provides a complete computing experience compared to other ordinary streaming sticks. When paired with the strong and reliable broadband connection of PLDT,theTVolution Stick by Intel will serve to augment the home entertainment experience offered by PLDT by also bringing full PC capabilities to the home, so Filipinos can both consume & create thus connecting to their potential with technology.”
This groundbreaking collaboration with Intel comes at the heels of the breakthrough partnerships, this timewith global entertainment company FOX International Channelsand Asia Pacific’s leading broadcaster and Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service iflix. By partnering with various digital lifestyle applications, PLDT HOME extends the power of the PLDT HOME TVolution Stick while complementing the needs of its consumers.
It is this continuous innovation and expansive network including robust fixed and wireless networks supported by the country’s biggest fiber optic network, spanning more than 100,000 kilometers, as well as its strong partnershipsthat may be among the reasons that PLDT HOME has commanded a market share of over 70% in the first half of the year.
“PLDT HOME’s partnership with Intel in introducing the new TVolution Stick lets Filipino families integrate Fox,iflix, and other digital applications in one small but powerful device enablinga richer and a more convenient digital lifestyle as we forge the strongest connections at home,” adds Dujali.
For more information on the most advanced TVolution Stick, visit pldthome.com.