Cignal Digital TV


Cignal Digital TV
Cignal Digital TV
Type Satellite television
Country Philippines
Founded February 2009
Slogan 100% Digital. 100% Clear. Changing The Way You View
Owner MediaScape (a subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings, Inc.)
Official website www.cignal.tv

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.[1]

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.[2] Cignal uses VideoGuard encryption system to protect its content from signal piracy. MediaScape is utilizing the NSS-11 satellite of SES to provide optimal coverage directly to the target markets.[3]

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.

Channel lineup

The following is the channel line-up as of October 12, 2011.[4][5][6][7][8][9]


Genre
Local Movies General Entertainment Documentary Kids
News Sports Music Foreign Religious
Channel Network Minimum Package Group(s) Notes
1 AksyonTV Cignal 250 Currently using NBC frequency.
2 ABS-CBN Cignal 250
4 PTV Cignal 250 Formerly known as NBN
5 TV5 Cignal 250 Formerly known as ABC
7 GMA Cignal 250
9 ETC Cignal 250 Currently using RPN frequency.
11 GMA News TV Cignal 250 Currently using ZOE frequency.
13 IBC Cignal 250 Shared programming with AKTV.
21 Talk TV Cignal 250 Currently using SBN frequency.
23 Studio 23 Cignal 250
25 GEM TV Cignal 590
31 CNBC Cignal 990
32 CNN International Cignal 390
33 Cartoon Network Cignal 390
34 Disney Channel Cignal 390
35 Disney Junior Cignal 590
36 Bio Cignal 390
37 AXN Beyond Cignal 590
38 AXN Cignal 390
39 Discovery Turbo Cignal 1290
40 STAR World Cignal 390
41 Fox Cignal 390
42 Fox Family Movies Cignal 990
43 HBO Cignal 390
44 MAX Cignal 1290
45 STAR Movies Cignal 590
46 Viva Cinema Cignal 390
47 Pinoy Box Office Cignal 250
48 Basketball TV Cignal 250
49 ESPNews Cignal 590
50 ESPN Cignal 990
51 STAR Sports Cignal 990
52 Discovery Channel Cignal 990
53 National Geographic Channel Cignal 590
54 Cignal Community Channel Cignal 250
55 PPV SD
60 HBO HD Cignal 990 In High Definition
61 STAR Movies HD Cignal 1290 In High Definition
62 National Geographic Channel HD Cignal 1290 In High Definition
63 History HD Cignal 990 In High Definition
64 Discovery HD World Cignal 1290 In High Definition
65 STAR World HD Cignal 590 In High Definition
66 Food Network Asia HD Cignal 990 In High Definition
67 ESPN HD Cignal 1290 In High Definition
68 NBA Premium TV HD Cignal 590 In High Definition
79 PPV HD Cignal 590 In High Definition
80 tvN Cignal 250 (Korean)
81 Al Jazeera English Cignal 250
90 DZRH 666 AM Radio Channel
91 90.7 Love Radio Radio Channel
92 101.1 Yes! FM Radio Channel
93 Magic 89.9 Radio Channel
94 99.5 RT Radio Channel
95 Radyo5 92.3 News FM Radio Channel
96 107.5 Win Radio Radio Channel
97 GV FM 99.1 Radio Channel
98 102.7 Star FM Radio Channel
99 93.9 iFM Radio Channel
100 DZXL 558 AM Radio Channel

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