Sep 21, 2013

Cignal Digital TV Philippines

Cignal Digital TV is a subscription-based Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite television service provider in the Philippines. Cignal is owned by MediaScape, a wholly owned subsidiary of the MediaQuest Holdings, Inc. under the PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund.

For subscribers to receive Cignal broadcasts, they must acquire upon subscription the satellite dish antenna, remote control, and the set top box (Integrated Receiver-Decoder). Cignal’s prepaid electronic loading system, is powered by the prepaid loading platform of Smart Communications, Inc. Cignal uses VideoGuard encryption system to protect its content from signal piracy. MediaScape is utilizing the SES-7 satellite of SES to provide optimal coverage directly to the target markets.

Available Channels

4 NBN (VHF 4)
5 TV5 (VHF 5)
7 GMA (VHF 7)
9 RPN (VHF 9) / C/S-9
11 Q (VHF 11)
13 IBC (VHF 13)
21 SBN (UHF 21) / ETC
23 Studio 23 (UHF 23)
25 Net 25 (UHF 25)
29 RJTV (UHF 29) / 2nd Avenue
31 CNN International
32 Cartoon Network Philippines
33 Disney Channel Asia
34 Bio Asia
35 Basketball TV
36 HBO Asia
38 Viva Cinema
39 Pinoy Box Office
40 AXN Philippines

Cignal Digital TV uses the DVB-S2 digital television broadcast standard to accommodate both Standard Definition (SD) and High Definition (HD) TV broadcasts, as well as interactive services offered on their satellite TV service.


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