(STREAM) discovery+ Now in the Philippines with Almost 1-Year Free Subscription!

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discovery+ (discoveryplus.com/ph), the definitive non-fiction, real life subscription streaming service from Discovery, Inc., is now live to all Filipinos, as the company today announced the launch of its direct-to-consumer offering across app stores and platforms in the Philippines. As a film and series enthusiast, I welcome this development in full blast. Actually I had my subscription activated two weeks ago haha!

Discovery Plus Philippines

discovery+ brings Filipinos more than 20,000 episodes of current and classic shows from Discovery’s portfolio of networks, including Discovery Channel, TLC, HGTV, Investigation Discovery, Food Network, Magnolia Network, Travel Channel, Animal Planet, Asian Food Network and more.

Read: 46 Shows Worth Streaming on discovery+ Philippines

At launch, the service features more than 100 new and exclusive discovery+ Originals from iconic franchises and personalities, such as Chip and Joanna Gaines, Sir David Attenborough, Joe Kenda, Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis, as well as a growing selection of Korean reality series, including Sing Again and It Takes A Village. A selection of discovery+ Originals now available can be found below.

During the launch today, Mr Rohit Tharani, Senior director, Southeast Asia Lead, direct to Consumer, Discovery announced this huge library including some anticipated shows such as Drag Race Philippines. My heart skip a beat because I love how they included some of the much awaited shows! Again, this worldwide phenomenon Drag Race, including the upcoming Drag Race Philippines, is coming soon!

Discovery Plus Philippines

For the first time, the extensive library of top true crime content from Investigation Discovery will be available in the Philippines on discovery+, including launch titles Unseamly: The Investigation of Peter Nygård, Signs of a Psychopath, Evil Lives Here and If I Can’t Have You: The Jodi Arias Story. The service also features exclusive content from OWN, the joint venture with Oprah Winfrey, as well as premium shows from Magnolia Network, the multiplatform joint venture with Chip and Joanna Gaines, including Fixer Upper: Welcome Home and Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines.

Watch this wonderful teaser of Discovery Plus with Pia Wurtzbach.

discovery+ Pricing

discovery+ launches its direct-to-consumer offering in the Philippines with a limited time promotion for all new subscribers of one year’s access for the price of a monthly subscription at just P129. Following the limited time offer, a subscription to discovery+ will be available in the Philippines at P129 per month or P999 per year.

Discovery Plus Philippines

discovery+ is available across multiple platforms, including connected TVs, web, mobile and tablets. Platforms at launch include iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Google devices and platforms, including Android™ phones and tablets, Google TV™ and other Android TV™ OS devices, and Google Chromecast™ and Chromecast built-in™ devices. Each subscription includes up to five user profiles and four concurrent streams.

Globe partnership

Under a partnership between Discovery and Globe announced last month, Globe’s customers on select plans can access exclusive, limited time, discovery+ offers. Globe At Home customers who purchase a Globe Streamwatch 2-in-1 Entertainment Box are eligible for a year of access to discovery+ at no additional cost. Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi customers who load HomeSURF999 or HomeSURF1499 via the Globe At Home app are also eligible for this 1-year of access, which can be claimed once per user. Globe, TM and Globe at Home customers are also eligible to purchase one year’s access for P129 instead of the standard price of P999. Customers can visit Globe’s dedicated page to learn more. Launch offers will be supported by high-profile marketing campaigns and promotional activities on both Globe and Discovery owned platforms.

discovery+ Features

discovery+ makes it easy for subscribers to browse its extensive real life content library, with world class features to create one of the best streaming experiences:

Discovery Plus Philippines

  • The “For You” section features shows that are most relevant to the subscriber and provides immediate access to series and shows from across the entire content library; their favorite networks; and interactive hero images on connected TV’s, without ever leaving the home screen.
  • For the first time, discovery+ combines the most loved brands in entertainment and makes it easy for subscribers to explore each one with customized “Brand Hubs” that feature the best series, shows and episodes.
  • The discovery+ navigation is designed to allow subscribers to dive deep into “Top Genres” including lifestyle, home, food, true crime, adventure, relationships, nature and animals, science and tech, natural history, paranormal and more. Subscribers can easily search across passion verticals and scroll through an abundance of choices.
  • The discovery+ “Browse” and “Search” experiences are among its most powerful features. Subscribers can quickly and easily find what they want to watch and take a deep dive into a vast array of content that is instantly filtered by new, trending and timely topics.

For more information, visit discoveryplus.com/ph. discovery+ is operated offshore by Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd, a company incorporated in Singapore.

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