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Discovery Kids now available in the Philippines in deal with PLDT, Smart

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Who says the internet is only for adults? Kids can get on the fun, too! With parental guidance, of course. Parents worry about what their children might see on the internet. Well, they don’t have to worry anymore because Discovery Kids, in partnership with PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications, has officially launched its app in the country. Discovery Kids is a kid-friendly app that is created and designed especially for kids to enjoy and explore. It’s a very informative and entertaining app for kids that parents can trust.

Oscar A. Reyes, Jr., Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business Market Development for PLDT and Smart, said, “We share Discovery Kids’ vision to help parents ignite the passion for learning in their children through fun, informative and kid-friendly content, as well as unique and meaningful experiences through the app.”

Here are some highlights of the app:

Shows:

  • My Little Pony
  • Transformers Rescue Bots
  • Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom
  • Insectibles
  • Oddbods
  • Angry Birds Toons

Children’s Program:

  • TeamYey! (ABS-CBN)

Games:

  • Wild Kratts: Monkey Mayhem
  • Nature Cat: Park Builder
  • Peg + Cat: Chicken Blast Off
  • Ultimate Animal Races
  • Rocket Escape
  • Terra Formers

Digital Books:

  • Scaredy Squirrel
  • Goodnight Gorilla

Discovery Content:

  • Cupcake Wars: Kids, Meet the Penguins
  • How Do They Do It: Kids Edition
  • Guess What They’re Making

These are just some of the exciting programs that children can enjoy and learn from. Surely, their imaginative minds will ignite and their interpersonal skills will improve. Only one account is needed for you to be able to subscribe and get unlimited access to these amazing highlights and download it for offline viewing. The app is now available for download and they offer a free 30-day trial for you to check if your children will get the hang of it. After the 30-day trial, you will be charged PhP 129 per month.

What’s more exciting is the limited edition Telpad custom-built for Discovery Kids, monthly subscription included, which PLDT Home will release soon. Smart also allows their customers to have the subscription fee charged to either their prepaid load or postpaid bill. They will also release a number of exclusive offers, special subscription rates, and freebies to their valued customers soon.

Jay Trinidad, President and General Manager for Discovery Kids Digital, commented, “Discovery is driven by curiosity and our Discovery Kids app delivers on that promise, taking the brand experience beyond TV as we continue to innovate with new products and content. Together with PLDT and Smart, we are able to make the service available to kids across the Philippines, bringing them good fun in a safe and enriching digital environment.”

Source Smart Newsroom

Ianne Mckaye Manzanero
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