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Press Release

07/15/2011

ABS-CBN’s iWanTV IS NOW ON LG SMART TV!

Did you miss last night’s episode of your favorite Kapamilya show? No worries! Now Filipino viewers can enjoy catching up these shows at their own time using their LG Smart TV.

 

Did you miss last night’s episode of your favorite Kapamilya show? No worries! Now Filipino viewers can enjoy catching up these shows at their own time using their LG Smart TV.

Global TV innovator LG Electronics is presenting a new vision of how consumers can live simply smarter. LG has partnered with ABS-CBN to make iWanTV! and ABS-CBN News, along with its wealth of global and Pan-Asian content and applications, pre-installed in its platform.

“Not only you can catch your favorite ABS-CBN, ANC, and Studio 23 shows, but also watch it anytime you want on LG Smart TV!” said Connie Lopez, Managing Director, ABS-CBN Interactive. “iWantv! hosts the latest primetime telenovelas, news and entertainment programs, top US series, and more.”

All SKYBROADBAND and BayanDSL subscribers with LG Smart TVs can fully and freely avail of the iWanTV service, while non subscribers can access the trial version.

SKY Cable Corp. Vice President for Marketing Ray Montinola said, “We’re excited to be a part of the LG Smart TV as it opens new opportunity for our content and broadband distribution in the Philippines.”

ABS-CBN Interactive and Sky are subsidiaries of ABS-CBN Corporation.

Aside from iWanTV!, consumers can enjoy easy access to ABS-CBN News content and keep up to date with the latest stories across the Philippines in a fun and smart way.

Demonstrating the “Point, Click, Control, Simply Smarter” capabilities of LG’s Smart TVs, LG’s Home Dashboard and Magic Motion Remote Control make using the Smart TV and accessing iWanTV and ABS-CBN news intuitive and simple.

More local premium contents those suit Filipino taste are expected to become available in the LG Smart TV in the coming months.

“For LG, ‘smart’ means offering the ultimate benefits of empowerment and convenience to our consumers,” said Cyd Montebon, product marketing head of LG Electronics Philippines.

Together with its revolutionary Cinema 3D TV, LG is poised to take Smart TVs to new heights and into living rooms not just in the Philippines, but all over the world. LG’s Cinema 3D and Smart TVs are now available in Philippine market.

 The LG Electronics Team poses alongside the ABS-CBN Team during the LG Cinema 3D and Smart TV Launch.

For more information visit http://www.lg.com/ph/

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