Filipino sports fans can now watch the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 live and on-demand on their mobile devices, thanks to Cignal TV’s new over-the-top (OTT) streaming platform, Pilipinas Live.
The UAAP Season 86 “Fueling the Future” will be available to subscribers of Pilipinas Live in the Philippines and around the world starting September 30, 2023. The app will feature college basketball games, as well as original shows, game highlights, and other related content.
Pilipinas Live also offers unique features for fans, such as multi-cam views and the fan stream of live games, which allow them to choose different angles and interact with other viewers. Fans can also enjoy the flexibility of watching the games anytime and anywhere, especially those in different time zones.
“We are thrilled to finally bring the UAAP to fans around the world, including those in the US, Canada, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Singapore, and Hong Kong,” said Gerard Milan, Cignal TV’s First Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer.
“UAAP Season 86 is the first of many sports properties that we plan to deliver to all Pilipinas Live subscribers, wherever they may be. Later this year, we will also showcase the live games from the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the Philippine Volleyball League (PVL), and Spiker’s Turf to fans in all countries where the Pilipinas Live app is available,” said Jane Basas, Cignal TV’s President and CEO.
Pilipinas Live is now available on the App Store and on Google Play worldwide at a special introductory price of USD 7.99/month (prices vary per country according to local currency).
The UAAP Season 86 will kick off at the Mall of Asia Arena. According to reports, the opening weekend of the men’s basketball tournament will feature the host school University of the East (UE) taking on the University of Santo Tomas (UST), followed by defending champion Ateneo de Manila University facing National University (NU), and reigning runner-up University of the Philippines playing against Adamson University, and De La Salle University against Far Eastern University.