Frequently Asked Questions

Question:

What is iWantv!?

Answer:

iWantv! is a website that hosts all of your favorite ABS-CBN shows and initially, shows of 4 cable channels. Now you don’t have to miss any episode since you can watch it on iWantv! anytime, for free.

Question:

Who can use iWantv!?

Answer:

iWantv! is available exclusively to SKYBROADBAND and BayanDSL residential subscribers in Metro Manila.

Question:

3. Is iWantv! available on all packages of SKYBROADBAND and BayanDSL?

Answer:

IWantv! is available on SKYBROADBAND and BayanDSL with at least 512kbps speed.

Question:

I am not a SKYBROADBAND and BayanDSL subscriber but I want to watch my favorite shows anytime. What should I do?

Answer:

Check out SKYBROADBAND and BayanDSL packages to see which package suits you and call to subscribe.

SKYBROADBAND
www.mysky.com.ph

BayanDSL
www.bayandsl.com

Question:

How do I use iWantv!?

Answer:

Here are the steps on how to use iWantv!:
Step 1: Go to www.iwantv.com.ph.
Step 2: If you are a first-time user, register to get a username and password. Please be ready with your SKYBROADBAND or BayanDSL account number since this is a requirement. Check your personal email after registration to get your username and password.

If you already have an existing username and password for iWantv!, log-in with the details.

Step 3: Then just choose whether you want to watch live TV or video on demand.

Question:

What are the PC requirements to watch iWantv!?

Answer:

You need to have a PC running on a Windows operating system (XP or higher) with Windows Media Player 11 installed.

Question:

How do I change my username and password?

Answer:

Just log in with your current email address and password to www.iwantv.com.ph/changepassword.aspx and change the existing password with your new one.

Question:

I forgot my password. How do I retrieve?

Answer:

Just click on the Forgot Password? link or click me. You will need to enter your email address and the account number you used.

Question:

Can I access iWantv! using different PCs?

Answer:

Yes, you may access iWantv! in any PC that supports the basic requirements, and as long as using a SKYBROADBAND or BayanDSL internet connections.

Question:

I experience buffering while watching a show. What causes this?

Answer:

If you have a broadband connection of at least 512 kbps but still have poor video quality, excessive buffering, or a total lack of video, this can be due to a lack of computer processing power or general traffic congestion on the Internet. Try not to run other applications while accessing streaming media. Also, if you are accessing the video through a Local Area Network (LAN), you may experience excessive buffering or connectivity delays as a result of network congestion from the other users on your LAN.

Question:

Can I download shows on my PC?

Answer:

We only allow viewing or streaming of the shows. You cannot download any of the shows.

Question:

What channels are available on iWantv!?

Answer:

The following are the live channels of iWantv!:
ANC
DZMM Teleradyo
Al Jazeera
MYX
ABS-CBN

Question:

Are the live channels shown in real time?

Answer:

Yes, what you see in regular TV is the same as what you will see in iWantv! live channels.

Question:

Do I have to pay for any of the content?

Answer:

No, content available now on iWantv! are free of charge.

Question:

Are all episodes of the current programs stored or just this week’s episodes?

Answer:

All episodes of current programs are stored.

Question:

Can I watch iWantv! on a MAC computer and operating system?

Answer:

Unfortunately, iWantv! will not work on a MAC OS. However, it will work if the MAC also has a Windows operating system (XP or higher) with Windows Media Player 11 installed

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