Globe welcomes Netflix in the Philippines
( - January 8, 2016 - 7:24pm

MANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom is gearing up for the arrival of video streaming service Netflix in the Philippines with its home broadband plans.

Netflix has over 69 million members in over 60 countries who are enjoying more than 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen without commercials or commitments. Netflix is available for Android- and iOS-powered mobile devices using mobile data or Wi-Fi connection.

“Netflix finally lands on Philippine shores and we at Globe are committed to continue enabling the digital lifestyle of our customers with our portfolio of home broadband plans which offer fast and consistent broadband internet connectivity as well as access to Chromecast for a for a better and more inclusive viewing experience at home,” shared Dan Horan, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business at Globe.

Customers on a Globe Home Broadband Plan 1299 and up can access Netflix with Chromecast, a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) port of TV. With Chromecast, they can cast content on their smartphone, tablet or laptop onto their TV for a better and more inclusive viewing experience.

Chromecast is compatible with Macs, Windows laptops, Chromebooks, and mobile devices that run on Android and iOS.

Globe Platinum Broadband customers can also avail of Chromecast for free starting at Plan 2499 to Plan 9499.

Users can go to any Globe Store, talk to any authorized Globe agent, call 730-1010, or visit to learn more and avail a home broadband plan.

Netflix with GCash Mastercard

Customers can also subscribe to Netflix via Globe’s GCash Mastercard, allowing even non-credit-card users to subscribe to and get a Netflix account and enjoy access to 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day.

GCash Mastercard is a reloadable prepaid card that allows customers to make purchases in retail stores anywhere in the world, shop online in local and international e-commerce sites, withdraw from ATMs or GCash outlets nationwide, load money instantly, and track all spending via the GCash app or by dialling *143#.

To get a GCash Mastercard, users can simply visit a GCash Mastercard caravan nationwide, get a GCash account, activate the GCash Mastercard account by linking it to a user’s Globe/TM number, and fund the GCash wallet via GCash outlets, Bancnet ATMs, GCash app, or online bank transfer.

Users can also apply for a card online which they can pick up at select Globe stores. To know more, visit


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