HOOQ named best mobile app in Glomo Awards in Barcelona | Inquirer Technology

HOOQ named best mobile app in Glomo Awards in Barcelona

/ 02:00 PM March 01, 2016

HOOQ Glomo Awards

HOOQ, Asia’s largest video-on-demand service has just been named “Best Mobile App” in the media, film, TV or video category at the Global Mobile (Glomo) Awards 2016 in Barcelona.

HOOQ customers have been indulging in a diverse and expansive selection of over 35,000 hours of movies and TV series with hot favorites and award-winning series such as “Gotham,” “The Flash,” “Mad Men,” “Ash vs Evil Dead,” “Nashville” and awesome blockbusters, “Spider-Man,” “Kill Bill” and “Harry Potter.”


The Glomo Awards highlights the greatest achievements and innovations across the mobile industry and include more than 40 awards over eight categories.


The awards showcase the very best and most compelling apps in the field of multimedia; those that are primarily innovative but also driving eyeballs and audiences from the fixed screen to the mobile screen.

The other nominees for the category included; Fjord & Vocento S.A. for ABC mobile web; Magisto for Magisto Video Editor & Mak; Netgem for EETV; and PTCL for PTCL Smart TV App.

“It’s been a great year for us and we are very proud for this award as a validation of our hard work in building an app here in Asia for Asia. What better gift to us as we celebrate HOOQ’s first birthday! We look forward to an exciting 2016 and are working very hard to bring to all our customers an even better experience to keep them HOOQ’d!” said Peter Bithos, Chief Executive Officer of HOOQ.

HOOQ was launched about year ago in the Philippines, with Globe Telecom as its exclusive telecom partner.

With HOOQ, viewers can catch the best of Hollywood blockbusters and all-time favorite local dramas on any Internet-enabled device.

Simply download the HOOQ app from the Apple Store or Google Play, sign up or log in, and your device is ready to access HOOQ’s library of Hollywood and local hits.


Viewing movies and TV series on HOOQ is made even better with Chromecast support, now available on the iOS and Android apps.

Sign up today for a 30-day free trial on www.HOOQ.tv, or get up to 45 days of free trial with Globe GoSURF 99 and below for prepaid customers and up to 90 days of free trial for prepaid and postpaid customers availing of GoSURF 299 and up.

Broadband customers also get HOOQ for free on Globe Home Broadband Plan 1299 and up.

About HOOQ

HOOQ is Asia’s first premium video-on-demand service to launch across the region.

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HOOQ is a start-up joint venture established in January 2015 by Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. HOOQ delivers over 30,000 hours of Hollywood blockbusters and popular local programs to customers anytime, anywhere by enabling them to stream and download their favorite shows on their Internet device or platform of choice.

HOOQ currently operates in the Philippines, Thailand and India with a population footprint of over 1.4 billion people. For more information, visit www.hooq.tv.

TOPICS: HOOQ, video on demand
TAGS: HOOQ, video on demand

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