Residents in Cagayan de Oro City can now experience digital TV with the official launch of ABS-CBN TVplus at Limketkai Luxe Hotel yesterday, May 27.

In a press release, ABS-CBN stated that it is the first media and entertainment company in the country to make a historic switch from analog to digital terrestrial television (DTT) in 2015. The innovative ABS-CBN TVplus allows crystal-clear quality viewing of your favorite exclusive channels.

“Pamahaw Espesyal” TV host Nicole Abas-Datayan was the host of the CDO launch.


Loyal Kapamilya viewers will surely enjoy this innovation with exclusive watching of ABS-CBN shows.


For a one-time payment of P1,999, you can now avail of the “Mahiwagang Black Box” as shown below. No monthly and installation fees required.


ABS-CBN TVplus also allows viewers to watch four exclusive free-to-air channels:


  1. CineMo – first all-day movie channel on free TV
  2. Yey – first all-day kids channel without subscription
  3. DZMM TeleRadyo – first all-day news channel
  4. Knowledge Channel – first curriculum-based educational channel

Also available on ABS-CBN TVplus is Kapamilya Box Office (KBO) which will feature a wide array of Star Cinema hit movies every weekend. You’ll get a month FREE TRIAL of KBO upon purchase of ABS-CBN TVplus beginning June 1. Once the free trial expires, you can continue watching KBO by loading P30 to their ABS-CBN mobile SIM that comes with the ABS-CBN TVplus box by texting KBO <SPACE> <DATE OF AIRING> <SPACE> <TVplus Box ID> to 2131. The box ID is found in the Settings of the ABS-CBN TVplus box.


In case you’re subscribed to Cable TV, you can have both. All it takes is switching the Source (HDMI for cable and AV for ABS-CBN TVplus) on your TV set.


The countdown begins…


The ceremonial “switch on” with ABS-CBN executives.


By the way, the ABS-CBN TVplus device also works well with ALL KINDS of TV sets, even older ones. Current coverage area is from BALINGASAG to LAGUINDINGAN in Misamis Oriental. The transmitter is located in Bulua, Cagayan de Oro City.

The ABS-CBN TVplus is available at Gaisano Interpace, Robinsons Appliances, Technomart, Octagon Computer, Abenson Appliances., SM Appliance, SM Store, Silicon Valley, Wizmaster and Graphic.

For further info, just visit tvplus.abs-cbn.com.

photos by tom udasco with image from ABS-CBN TVplus Facebook page

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