PLDT Home, the fastest home broadband in the Philippines, and Viu, a popular over-the-top (OTT) video streaming service, have entered into a partnership to offer Korean entertainment to viewers in the country. 

Viu is home to many Korean shows including dramas, variety shows and films. PLDT Home will offer subscribers a one-month free access to the Viu Premium service. With Viu Premium, Filipinos can catch the best K-dramas seamlessly and without interruption with no ads, enjoy unlimited downloads and get first access to the newest shows. 

In addition, Viu Premium also allows subscribers to watch on their TV through the Viu TV app or through casting.

Subscribers can enjoy a discounted subscription fee of just P80 per month. Subscribers can avail of this exclusive offer by conveniently charging their Viu subscription on top of their PLDT Home bill.

“PLDT Home has been providing Filipinos with world-class entertainment through our global content partnerships. Today, we are bringing the premiere destination for K-dramas, Viu! Our customers can now enjoy their favorite K-dramas with the fastest broadband in the country,” said Butch Jimenez, PLDT senior vice president and head of PLDT Home Business. 

Arianne Kader-Cu, country manager of Viu Philippines, said, “As the appetite for premium Asian content continues to grow in the Philippines, watching Korean shows has become a way for families to bond and entertain themselves at home.” 

“With Viu’s goal to provide the best of Asian entertainment, we continue to work closely with the top Korean broadcasters to bring the largest volume and widest selection of Korean content titles to Filipinos. By working with PLDT, we are glad that our strong library of Korean content has become closer and more accessible to Filipino families at home,” she added. 

Viu is currently airing its newest Korean original series “Doom At Your Service” starring Seo In-guk from “Hundred Million Stars From The Sky” and Park Bo-young, best known from her titular character in “Strong Woman Do Bong Soon.”

The OTT player recently announced an exciting slate of new titles, including “Penthouse 3,” available first on Viu, and its next Korean original series “Hong Cheon Gi,” a romance fantasy period drama set to air in the third quarter.Download the Viu app on App Store, Google Play and selected Smart TVs, as well as on the web at to access your favorite Korean and Asian shows. You can discover infinite worlds of K-drama experiences and enjoy a seamless entertainment viewing with PLDT Home, just visit

Source: Manila Bulletin (