MANILA, Philippines–(BUSINESS WIRE)–November 1, 2022–
Ahead of the official launch of Disney+ in the Philippines on November 17, Alipay+ and its e-wallet partner GCash announced today that they will offer Disney+ as part of a special bundle to users of the #1 e-wallet of the Philippines, GCash. .
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Under a pre-registration agreement starting Nov. 4, GCash users in the Philippines with Alipay+ Rewards can sign up for the special package that includes Disney+ annual subscriptions on the GCash app. (Photo: BusinessWire)
Under a pre-registration deal from Nov. 4-16, GCash users in the Philippines with Alipay+ Rewards can sign up for the special bundle that includes Disney+ annual subscriptions, when paying with their GCash e-wallet through Alipay + Rewards on the GCash app.
Subscribers will be able to start streaming Disney+ from November 17, to watch exciting general entertainment content from iconic brands like Disney, Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, National Geographic and Star.
“We are thrilled that Filipino consumers will very soon be able to access our extensive library of entertainment content on Disney+ and connect with their favorite characters and stories at any time,” said David Shin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong, The Walt Disney Company. “Consumers will be able to stream exclusive originals, blockbuster movies, series, documentaries and incredible content from Disney’s iconic suite of brands and franchises.”
Disney+ is the exclusive streaming site for an ever-growing library of content in global, regional and Asian languages, such as blockbuster films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, award-winning Pixar animation, and Korean content featuring featured BTS and other major Asian stars, under the star brand.
Star also offers renowned movies and shows such as Emmy-award winner Grey’s Anatomy, Only Murders in The Building, The Bear, The Simpsons and The Kardashians. Additionally, Star offers exclusive originals produced in collaboration with producers and directors in the Asia-Pacific region.
“As a company committed to bringing more value and choice to our customers, we are excited to bring Disney+ to consumers to provide access to a great selection of entertainment in global, regional and Asian languages to consumers at across the Philippines,” said Jing Yin, General Manager of Global Strategic Accounts of International Trade Group at Ant Group. “With innovative payment and marketing solutions, Alipay+ serves as a cross-border economic connector for consumers to make payments on global platforms to enjoy more rewards, including world-class entertainment experiences through their wallets. favorite digital.”
“With GCash and Alipay+, Disney fans can enjoy their favorite movies and shows with just a few clicks. We recognize this significant opportunity in the entertainment and streaming space and have high hopes for Disney+ in the Philippine market,” said Winsley Bangit, Chief Customer Officer of Mynt – operator of GCash.
After the launch of Disney+ on November 17, Filipino consumers can continue to use their GCash e-wallets through Alipay+ to subscribe to the popular global streaming service.
Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star, plus The Simpsons and more. The service offers an ever-growing collection of exclusive originals, including feature films, documentaries, action and animated series, and short-form content. With unprecedented access to Disney’s long history of incredible film and television entertainment, Disney+ is also the exclusive streaming home for the latest Walt Disney Studios releases. To learn more, visit disneyplus.com or search for the Disney+ app on select compatible mobile devices and smart TVs.
Alipay+ offers unified global mobile payment and marketing solutions that connect merchants to multiple e-wallets and payment methods from different countries and regions by collaborating with global partners. Consumers can easily use their preferred local payment methods while transacting seamlessly in a different marketplace and be able to take advantage of merchant marketing offers via Alipay+. Alipay+ is developed by Ant Group, owner and operator of Alipay, one of the world’s leading open digital platforms.
GCash (G-Xchange, Inc.) is the #1 financial app in the Philippines. Through the GCash app, 69 million registered users can easily purchase prepaid airtime; pay bills to more than 1,600 partner billers nationwide; send and receive money anywhere in the Philippines, even to other bank accounts; buy from more than 5.2 million partner merchants and social sellers; and access savings, credit, loans, insurance and invest money, and more, all from the convenience of their smartphones. GCash is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mynt (Globe Fintech Innovations, Inc.), the first and only duacorn in the Philippines.
GCash has been recognized by The Asian Banker (TAB) and IDC in 2021 for its outstanding digital financial inclusion programs.
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KEYWORD: PHILIPPINES ASIA PACIFIC
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