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The Filipino Channel announces strategic partnership with Telstra TV

March 11, 2020 AT 01:35 PM

Telstra TV users now have more access to Philippine television and films via TFC Online, The Filipino Channel’s digital platform. Through this partnership, Telstra, Australia’s leading telecommunications provider, is set to yield more viewers for TFC across Australia.
 
Subscribers with strong affinity to ABS-CBN’s content and personalities can now take advantage of their access to watch the latest Teleseryes, such as Ang Probinsyano, which is now on its 4th year, Make It With You, the latest Enrique Gil and Liza Soberano starrer and the classic Maalaala Mo Kaya, the longest running drama anthology on TV.  In addition, the leading news programs TV Patrol and Bandila will continue to provide breaking news and information. 
 

Premium members will also have access to over 500 Filipino movies including Box Offices hits such as Hello, Love, Goodbye, Starting Over Again, and It Takes A Man and A Woman. Entertainment specials, as well as its massive library of teleseryes (series), variety, reality and talk shows by upgrading to TFC Online’s Premium Plan of $17.99.
 
Exclusive iWant Originals and Kapamilya Box Office (KBO) movies are now also available for Premium members. Family members can simultaneously enjoy content unique to their taste as the package allows access up to four devices simultaneously. The 82nd season of the intercollegiate sports tourney UAAP gathered Sydney-based alumni of Philippines’ premier universities to cheer for their alma mater, proving the popularity of TFC’s sports specials.
 
As one of the industry leaders in Australia, Telstra TV offers the region the first integrated built-in live TV, catch-up, and on-demand voice and text search function. It allows users to stream movies, TV shows, live shows, music and free-to-air content.
 
The official launch will take place on February 2020 as The Filipino Channel intensifies its presence on Telstra TV thereby becoming the preferred streaming service among Filipino users on the platform. “It is my pleasure to announce that TFC Online can now be accessed through Telstra TV. We are honored to have Telstra’s support in advancing our mission to provide the finest Filipino content to much greater number of viewers in Australia. Telstra is known for their strength in offering information and communications technology services, and this partnership further broadens our reach through their widely-used platform,” said Jay Santos, ABS-CBN Global’s Country Manager for Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
 
ABS-CBN brings its trending and classic Filipino TV and films to households in Australia via The Filipino Channel. To learn more about TFC, visit www.TFC.tv or facebook.com/TFCAustralia.
 
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