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 NSS-11 satellite of SES to provide optimal coverage directly to the target markets.
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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