Batangas will start to enoy digital broadcast via ABS-CBN TV Plus as the TV Network continue to bring its pioneering digital terrestrial television (DTT) service product beginning November 10.
By the end of October 2018, ABS-CBN TV Plus has recorded 6.2 million units sold.
Today, Batangas is the 16th signal coverage area of ABS-CBN TVplus, accelerating further the network’s mission to lead the country’s migration from analog to digital before the government mandated deadline for all broadcasting companies to switch to digital broadcast by 2023.
Since its launch in 2015, ABS-CBN TVplus has driven up the digital penetration in non-cabled homes in Metro Manila (71.6% in August 2018 from 55% in August 2017, Mega Manila (64.7% in August 2018 from 44% in August 2017), and in the suburbs (57% in August 2018 from 33% in August 2017), according to Kantar Media’s establishment survey conducted in August 2018 that was reported in October.
With the ABS-CBN TVplus box, residents in Batangas can now enjoy clear picture, crisp sound, exclusive channels, and an affordable pay-per-view service with no monthly fees. The box also has an emergency warning broadcast system (EWBS) that provides the public with useful information during typhoons and earthquakes.
ABS-CBN TVplus offers exclusive channels including all-day movie channel CineMo, the third most watched channel in Metro Manila; YeY, an all-day children’s entertainment channel; Knowledge Channel, an educational channel airing curriculum-based programs for primary and secondary students; and DZMM TeleRadyo, which offers the live broadcast of programs from DZMM Radyo Patrol 630. The two other free-to-air channels are ABS-CBN and the sports channel, ABS-CBN S+A.
ABS-CBN is the first media and entertainment company in the country to make the historic switch from analog to digital terrestrial television to transform the TV viewing experience of Filipinos when it launched ABS-CBN TVplus in 2015.
ABS-CBN TVplus continuously expands its signal coverage areas that also include Metro Manila, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pangasinan, Rizal, Laguna, Pampanga, Tarlac, Benguet, Cavite, Metro Cebu, Cagayan De Oro, Iloilo, Bacolod, and Davao.
The ABS-CBN TVplus box is available for a one-time payment fee of P1,499 in Batangas City Agoncillo, Alitagtag, Balayan, Bauan, Calaca, Calatagan, Cuenca, Ibaan, Lemery, Lipa City, Mabini, Padre Garcia, Rosario, San Jose, San Luis, San Nicolas, San Pascual, Sta. Teresita, Taal, Taysan, Tuy, and some parts of Quezon province.