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Industry Satellite television
Founded February 1, 2009
Area served
Key people
Jane Basas (President)
Oscar Reyes, Jr. (COO)
Owner Cignal TV Inc. (a subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings)
Parent PLDT

There is a separate company called Cignal which is a telecommunications infrastructure provider in Ireland.

Cignal (pronounced as signal) is a subscription-based Direct-To-Home (DTH) satellite television service provider in the Philippines. Cignal is owned by Cignal TV Inc., 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. Cignal TV is using the SES-7 satellite to provide optimal coverage directly to the target markets.[3]

Cignal 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.

As of June 2018, Cignal reached the 2,000,000 subscribers mark.

Cignal Digital TV 2009 to 2013 logo

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