PLDT, Cignal TV forge partnership to deliver IPTV solutions to enterprises
December 5, 2017
Leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT, through its business unit PLDT Enterprise, recently signed a partnership with the country’s no. 1 pay-TV provider, Cignal TV, to deliver pay-TV content to commercial establishments, hotels, resorts, and hospitals which require premium television content services to address the entertainment needs of their customers.
Already part of PLDT HOME’s triple-play offer, PLDT has extended the IPTV service, which allows broadcast of Cignal TV programmes via the internet, using its most powerful broadband Fibr, and iGate, PLDT’s Dedicated Internet Access service, to its enterprise customers.
“This collaboration with Cignal TV truly enhances our significance as a partner for businesses not just to deliver fixed and wireless services, but to become a more valuable technology solutions provider. With this added service, we are able to deliver premium entertainment and other popular shows and programmes in HD over Fibr to our enterprise customers,” said PLDT/Smart Chief Revenue Officer and EVP Eric Alberto.
Industries that require fast, reliable connectivity and at the same time, have need to provide awesome HD TV viewing experience to their customers can now watch clear and exclusive Cignal TV channels through PLDT.
The Cignal TV plans over PLDT’s enterprise connectivity solutions are particularly strategic for hotels, resorts, and hospitals with multiple rooms offering individual entertainment, as well as restaurants, bars, retail stores, schools, public terminals.
“This partnership leverages on the extensive capabilities of the PLDT Group to offer innovative combinations that provide enterprises the best solutions from both market leaders, with PLDT’s extensive Fibre coverage and Cignal TV’s premium content and leadership in the Pay TV space,” said PLDT SVP and Head of PLDT and Smart Enterprise Groups Jovy Hernandez.
“Particularly for the hotels, resorts, and the hospital segments (HRH), offering Cignal TV channels is just the starting point as we envision to put in other relevant and transformative solutions for key business ecosystems,” he added.
“This partnership between the Philippines’ premier pay-TV provider and the country’s largest home and enterprise network is not only good for the group’s enterprise client base, but is also a logical next step in bringing together unparalleled access and quality content to as many Filipinos as possible”, said Jane J. Basas, CEO and President of Cignal TV.
PLDT is already partnering with several upcoming hotels in Metro Manila to include IPTV solutions for their connectivity requirements. Enterprise clients can pre-determine their subscription preferences from the different Cignal TV Plans.