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ABS-CBN Starts High Definition Broadcast Today!


Broadcast giant ABS-CBN has announced that it will start its High Definition (HD) broadcast today, October 3.


Sky and Destiny Cable subscribers will be first to see “ABS-CBN HD” today on channel 167. That is for subcribers in Metro Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, and San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan. Subscribers in Cebu, Davao, Bacolod, Iloilo and Baguio can watch ABS-CBN in HD on channel 700.

We would like to remind all Sky and Destiny subscribers that only those with HD plan can enjoy ABS-CBN HD.

ABS-CBN TVplus Now Only P1,999

The ABS-CBN TVplus or known as the “Mahiwagang Black Box” gets a price cut from P2,500 to only P1,999. The said device is a Digital Terrestrial Receiver that is installed on your TV. Once installed, you’ll get crystal clear and cable-like reception. No need to move your antenna whenever you switch channels!


The black box has its own exclusive channels:

  • DZMM Teleradyo – a 24-hour news channel
  • Yey! – a kiddie channel
  • Knowledge Channel – an education and information channel
  • Cine Mo – a 24-hour movie channel

Aside from ABS-CBN, the said TV box can also receive digital signals from GMA, TV5, CNN Philippines, ETC, and other free-to-air channels as long as they have reception in your area.

Here are the areas with digital signals:

  • Metro Manila
  • Rizal
  • Cavite
  • Bulacan
  • Pampanga
  • Nueva Ecija
  • Tarlac
  • Pangasinan
  • Benguet
  • Metro Cebu

The ABS-CBN TVplus will work mostly in these areas. It is available at ABS-CBN’s Online Store, appliance stores and dealers.