Hallyu fans rejoice! Beginning December 15, tvN channel will be revamped to serve more and better Korean dramas, variety shows, and movies.
CJ ENM HK with WILBROS Entertainment is teaming with the premier mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) for its first-ever linear channel service, bringing the finest Korean pop culture and entertainment to their GigaPlay app, to debut this revamped tvN Premium channel.
More than 70 million Smart mobile users may now enjoy all of tvN’s amazing entertainment whenever and wherever they wish. This is an extension of an existing agreement in which SMART has hosted CJ ENM’s legendary K-POP events such as the Mnet Asia Music Awards and KCON online events consistently since 2020.
Smart has released the GigaPlay App, a new and convenient streaming app designed specifically to provide customers with free access to a range of sports and entertainment content. GigaPlay, which is now available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, has carefully curated live and on-demand content that is intended to stream smoothly over the country’s fastest mobile network.
All Smart Prepaid, Smart Postpaid, TNT, and Smart Bro users may use the app by connecting to their mobile connection, selecting the film they want on the GigaPlay app, and watching it whenever and wherever they want.
“We’re happy to collaborate with CJ ENM because K-content is truly close to Smart when it comes to service. We’ve been constantly listening to our customers as we enable our subscribers to pursue their passions despite the limitations of our current situation. GigaPlay plays a key role in our innovations platform because it delivers access to amazing experiences at their fingertips – and K-content is one of the main offers we have on the app alongside live sports, music and entertainment.” Jane J. Basas, Smart SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business
On December 15 at 10 a.m., Smart GigaPlay users will be able to join the worldwide fans of tvN’s tentpole drama Jirisan with a daily marathon of series concluding in the final episodes on December 18 and 19, 9.15 p.m.
From 08 January 2022, viewers can also look forward to a brand-new movie belt on tvN every Saturday at 9.15pm. Be delighted by romantic comedies like Officer of the Year, Two Faces of My Girlfriend, The Beast and the Beauty, action thriller like Fatal Encounter, A Company Man, The Witch: Part 1 The Subversion. You can expect to catch all your favourite Korean stars like Hyun Bin, Cho Jung-seok, So Ji-sub, Shin Min-A, Lee Sun-yun, Han Ji-min, Kim Da-mi, Bong Tae-gyu, Choi Woo-shik and many more here.
“It is evident Hallyu fever is on an all-time high in Philippines with fans who are extremely loyal to their idols and it will only continue to get bigger and more influential. Our continuous partnership with Philippines’ leading mobile services provider, Smart is a dream come true for us to bring all the best premium Korean content to their customers via their GigaPlay app so that they can now enjoy our channel anywhere they go.” Michael Jung, Managing Director of CJ ENM Hong Kong
This is a press release.