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  • SPOTV expands reach to the Philippines with Cignal TV
  • 06-30-2022

SPOTV has announced its second distribution deal for SPOTV into the Philippines with broadcast partner, Cignal TV. Both channels, SPOTV and SPOTV 2 will launch live on 16 June.


Sports fans in the Philippines get to enjoy major international sporting events such as BWF World Tour & Major Events, FIM MotoGPTM World Championships, FIM World Superbike Championships, World Table Tennis, The Open Championships (Golf Major), Wimbledon and US Open (Tennis Grand Slams). Additionally, they can also catch the Asian popular sports, including the Korean Baseball League (KBO) and V.League from Japan. Lee Choong Khay (CK), CEO of SPOTV said, “We are thrilled to announce our latest collaboration with Cignal TV, the leading pay-TV platform in The Philippines. This partnership is another strategic step in making SPOTV’s sports content accessible to Cignal TV’s subscribers and all sports fans in The Philippines.”


“Cignal is always on the forefront in giving our subscribers the best in local and international sports. Our partnership with SPOTV will reinforce our commitment to provide the best viewing experience especially to sports fans. We look forward to having SPOTV and SPOTV 2 be part of the Cignal family for many years to come,” says Guido R. Zaballero, Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Office of Cignal TV. SPOTV (Ch. 274 HD) and SPOTV 2 (Ch. 275 HD) will be available to Cignal subscribers with Postpaid Plans 520 & up and Prepaid Loads 600 & up. Subscribers on-the-go can also enjoy both channels anytime, anywhere with Cignal’s OTT platform Cignal Play.




ABOUT SPOTV

SPOTV is a subsidiary of Eclat Media Group from South Korea. As its Southeast Asia subsidiary, it is registered and based in Singapore from October 2021. The group runs the Number One sports network in South Korea, SPOTV, and has other lines of businesses, such as print, advertising and PR. SPOTV runs two regional sports channels, SPOTV and SPOTV2, and is currently distributed across territories in Southeast Asia and select East Asia territories such Indonesia (First Media, MNC Vision, K-Vision, UseeTV, MAXstream), Hong Kong (Now TV) ,Malaysia (Astro, Unifi TV), the Philippines (Cignal, Skycable), Singapore (Singtel TV, StarHub TV), Thailand (TrueVisions), and selected East Asia territories such as Macau (Macau Cable TV), and Mongolia (Univision).


SPOTV NOW (mobile app) is available in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore with other markets to follow. By providing more content and reaching out to a wider audience, avid sports fans can conveniently watch live, on-demand, and exclusive content on SPOTV NOW, whenever they prefer, wherever they are.


SPOTV broadcasts globally renowned sports properties such as MotoGPTM, Wimbledon, US Open (tennis), The Open Championships, World Table Tennis, Badminton World Federation Events as well as Asian popular sports including the Korean Baseball League (KBO) and V.League Japan competition.


SPOTV seeks to be an inclusive and dynamic platform that profoundly engages the Asian sports fan.


ABOUT CIGNAL

Cignal TV was launched in 2009 and is currently the country's premier Pay TV provider, with over 3.5 million subscribers. It is the leader in Pay TV in the Philippines with its nationwide coverage and availability. It transmits 134 channels including free-to-air, SD and HD channels to household and commercial venues in the country. It also offers a mix of 17 audio channels and on-demand service through pay-per-view channels and content add-ons. Cignal is owned by Cignal TV, a subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings, the media partner of PLDT Group.


ABOUT CIGNAL PLAY

Cignal Play is the video-on-demand and linear programming web platform and streaming app of Cignal TV, Inc. Cignal Play carries up to 60+ of the best channels in sports, news, lifestyle and entertainment, along with 500+ hours of movies and series.


Cignal Play is available to Cignal Postpaid and Prepaid subscribers and Non-Cignal subscribers. Register for free on cignalplay.com and download the app.