Philo Fact Sheet

LAUNCH DATE — Philo launched in the U.S. on November 14, 2017.

PHILO AT-A-GLANCE

  • Entertainment-focused programming package featuring 43 channels for $16, plus an additional 12 channels available as an optional add-on for $4.
  • Programming agreements and investment from top programming groups: A+E, AMC, Discovery and Viacom.
  • Package of entertainment, lifestyle and knowledge-focused programming from top-rated channels, including:

    • A&E, AMC, BBC America, Cheddar, Comedy Central, Discovery Channel, Food Network, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, ID, Lifetime, MTV, Nickelodeon, OWN, Tastemade, and many more; new content will continue to be added in the future

PHILO FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Watch on up to three different devices at the same time.
  • Seven-day free trial that you can start in seconds with just a phone number.
  • Unlimited 30-day DVR, deep on-demand library, plus the ability to pause any live channel, start programs from the beginning, and watch programs that have aired in the past three days for no additional charge.
  • Streamlined interface, intelligent search, and easy but powerful functionality to save and follow your favorite shows.
  • Easily share favorite shows with friends and family – right from within the platform. For non-Philo users, signing up and watching is as easy as entering a phone number.

AVAILABILITY

  • Computer: Current browsers, including Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.
  • TV: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Roku and more to come.
  • Mobile: iOS App & Android via Chrome (Android App launching soon).
  • TVE: access to 37 TV Everywhere apps and websites for participating networks included in subscription.

PHILO SOCIAL FEATURES COMING SOON

Philo will layer a social platform onto the Philo service. Watching TV will be a shared social experience for the first time on Philo. Examples of features include:

  • Viewer Profile: Connect with friends and family on Philo to see what shows they like and are watching.
  • Social Discovery: See what shows are popular with your friends.
  • Synced Viewing: See what shows friends are watching and join them to watch together. Or, see how far your friends have watched to avoid accidental spoilers.

ABOUT PHILO:

Inspired by Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of electronic television, Philo was created to build a better TV experience. The company started in the college market and is now available nationwide, offering subscribers dozens of top-rated television channels starting at $16 per month. In addition to being the first entertainment-focused streaming TV service, Philo offers live TV, unlimited DVR, on-demand, and content from top programmers all available on web browsers, Apple TV, FireTV, iOS/iPad, Roku, with more to come. Philo is based in San Francisco, with offices in New York and Cambridge, MA. For more information, visit philo.com.

PRESS CONTACTS:

Eileen Tanner, eileen@zebrapartners.net, 509-521-2594
Alana Davis, alana@philo.com

Philo is a registered trademark of Philo, Inc. Use of this trademark by Philo and/or any approved licensees does not imply any association with, or endorsement by, any person, living or dead.

Revised 11/7/18

43 Channel Package, $16/month
56 Channel Package, $20/month