iflix recently announced it has entered into licensing agreements with all four of the top Korean content producers and distributors, KBS Media, iMBC, SBS, and CJ E&M, to offer subscribers in the Philippines the best and most popular Korean television programming with the largest library of Korean entertainment available online.
iflix’s enormous range of popular Korean titles include multi award-winning dramas such as:
- KBS Media‘s Bel Ami (starring Jang Keun-suk, IU), Good Doctor, Dream High 2, and classic shows Winter Sonata and Full House;
- iMBC’s highly rated drama Moon Embracing The Sun, The Empress Ki, Medical Top Team and Jewel In The Palace (starring Lee Young-ae) one of the highest rated Korean dramas of all time;
- SBS’s multi-award winning shows such as The Inheritors, My Girlfriend is Gumiho, and all-time classic Stairway to Heaven;
- CJ E&M‘s star-studded K-pop dramas including The 3rd Hospital (starring Choi Sooyoung from SNSD), Emergency Couple (starring Ji-hyo Song from Running Man), Who Are You, Vampire Prosecutor.
iflix has also licensed exceptionally popular Korean entertainment titles including:
- Global phenomenon, top KPOP Chart Show M-Countdown from CJ E&M which iflix will receive just two weeks after its Korean broadcast;
- SBS’s multi award winning Running Man, one of Southeast Asia’s most popular variety shows.
The extraordinary content offering of more than 3,500 hours of English-subtitled Korean content is significantly wider, greater and more comprehensive than any other player on the market, and establishes iflix as the best online destination for Korean television.
“Given the strong impact Korean entertainment has on the Philippine market, these partnerships underline our undying commitment to provide our members with only the best quality content from Asia and the rest of the world,” said Sherwin dela Cruz, Country Manager for iflix Philippines. “The addition of Korean content is a big part of our push to set iflix apart by giving our members more reasons to press play.”
Having recently launched in Malaysia and the Philippines, iflix will roll out its world class service to additional key Southeast Asian markets, including Thailand and Indonesia throughout 2015, offering consumers one of the largest libraries of top U.S., Asian regional, and local TV shows and movies available in the region. Each subscription allows users to access the service on five Internet capable devices such as mobile, tablet, computer, or television set, for viewing anywhere, anytime.