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Here’s How Filipino Sports Fans Tune Into The 19th Asian Games

Ready for nonstop sporting action? Here’s how you can tune into the 19th Asian Games to root for your favorite athletes and teams!

Long gone are the days when Filipino sports fans could only keep up with their favorite athletes by reading post-match headlines. With the rise of the Philippine sports scene, local sports streaming has also been on the up and up. Now, you can watch the country’s representatives in the upcoming 19th Asian Games live with the click of a button thanks to the Smart LiveStream App.

Taking place in Hangzhou, China, the Asian Games will hold a total of 481 sports events, including basketball, badminton, baseball, football, ju-jitsu, karate, tennis, volleyball, and many more. From September 23 to October 8, 2023, there will certainly be a lot to tune into, especially for Filipino fans.

The Philippines will be sending 395 athletes to Hangzhou, China for the 19th Asian Games, including notable teams and athletes such as Gilas Pilipinas, Hidilym Diaz, EJ Obiena, Team SIBOL, Carlo Paalam, Nesthy Petecio, and the Filipinas, among many others. And the best part: you can catch the action live.

With the Smart LiveStream App, sports fans will get to witness the country’s talented athletes give their all while representing the Philippine flag.

Watch the Asian Games from anywhere!
Filipino sports fans can watch the 19th Asian Games through the Smart LiveStream App.
(Image courtesy of Smart Communications)

Smart subscribers can stream the Asian Games on the Smart LiveStream App using their smartphones or tablets while connected to Smart mobile Internet or their PLDT Home WiFi, which allows subscribers access to absolutely free streaming and no monthly app subscriptions. The best part: this means sports fans can watch from virtually anywhere.

For a more immersive viewing experience, Smart users may also stream the Asian Games on their Google-certified Android TV on Android 8.0 version by downloading the Smart LiveStream TV App from the Android TV Google Play Store and linking their Android TV to the app. 

To do this, subscribers simply have to open the Smart LiveStream Mobile App, go to Menu, click ‘Link Device’, and enable the camera to scan the QR code displayed on the Android TV.  

Alternatively, Android TV users may go to the Smart website to sign into their account, then go to Menu, click Device Management to add their Android TV by entering the code displayed on the TV, and activate the Smart LiveStream TV App. 

The Smart LiveStream App is powered by the Philippines’ fastest and best mobile network, as cited by Ookla, the global leader for mobile and broadband network intelligence. Smart is the first and only Philippine mobile operator to earn such rare and prestigious recognition for three consecutive reporting periods – in Q1-Q2 2022, Q3-Q4 2022, and Q1-Q2 2023.  

To learn more about the 19th Asian Games on the Smart LiveStream App, follow Smart’s official Facebook or go to smart.com.ph/Pages/livestream.  

Banner image from AFP.


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