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TAP Digital Media signs World Cup distribution on ABS-2 capacity

November 7, 2022

TAP Digital Media Ventures Corporation (TAPDMV) has selected ABS as the satellite broadcast partner for the distribution of FIFA World Cup 2022 on their World Cup HD TV (WCTV) channel on ABS-2 East Hemi beam.

ABS will provide additional bandwidth coverage for the World Cup TV channel which will broadcast live transmission of the matches in Qatar from November 20th to December 18th.

“TapDMV is pleased to be working again with ABS as our broadcast solution provider in delivering  the nationwide HD Feed of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on our linear channel, WCTV.  It is with pride that we are able to bring the world’s most prestigious sport tournament to our cable affiliates throughout the Philippines, in partnership with ABS,” commented Gonzalo de Guia, Chief Technology Officer of TapDMV.

“ABS is extremely excited to be selected by TAPDMV to facilitate and provide the broadcast delivery solution for one of the world’s most iconic and coveted sporting events,” said  Jennifer Blasko, EVP of Sales & Marketing of ABS.  “ABS-2, at 75˚East is strategically located for interconnecting Asia, Europe and the Middle East, making it the ideal choice for video contribution and distribution of live sports, news, and entertainment content where service reliability and low latency are critical.”

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