Cignal Digital TV gets boost with SES



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You can now experience better TV viewing experience as Cignal Digital TV owner MediaScape Inc enters a new multi-year, multi-transponder deal with world leading satellite operator SES on SES-7 at 108.2 degrees East.

The new capacity expansion will allow MediaScape, through Cignal Digital TV, to further expand its services for the provision of DTH satellite TV in the Philippines. Cignal Digital TV currently offers 22 High Definition (HD) channels and 65 Standard Definition (SD) channels to more than half a million subscribers across the country.

“We have seen tremendous growth in subscriber numbers and demand for quality HD content,” says MediaScape Inc COO and Managing Director Annie Naval. “We are confident that extending our partnership with SES will allow us to maintain our position as the leader in DTH satellite TV in the Philippines by expanding our HD lineup to include a wider variety of premium programs.”

According to SES Senior Vice President Commercial in Asia Pacific and the Middle East Deepak Mathur, “SES-7 is a powerful satellite for the Philippines, providing comprehensive coverage and high throughput across the Philippine islands. We are happy to be able to provide MediaScape with the additional capacity they need to help them meet the needs of their growing audiences and maintain their leading position in DTH satellite TV in the country.”