ABS-CBN made history today as it goes digital with "ABS-CBNTVPlus" "Mahiwagang Black Box". Since ABS-CBN went on air in 1953, the clamor to go digital never stopped from different Kapamilya viewers everywhere. With all the ABS-CBN executives and stars present, ABS-CBN TV Plus was launched today at the Center Road ABS-CBN.
Hosted by Robi Domingo featuring the performances of Jovit Baldivino and Piolo Pascual, the launch introduced the "Mahiwagang Black Box" or "ABS-CBN TV Plus".It is a digital box offered at an affordable one-time payment price of Php2500 only, with no monthly or installation fee. For a limited time, each box comes with an ABS-CBNmobile prepaid SIM card with Php50 load that can be used to call, text, surf the Internet.
It is available initially at the ABS-CBN Store, ABS-CBNmobile Store, SM Appliance Center, 2Go Express, Solid Service Center (Sony Authorized Service Channel), Villman, Silicon Valley and other electronic, appliance and hardware stores. Authorized agents will also be selling house-to-house or calling (632) 488-8888 and 1800-10-4888888 (outside Metro Manila). You may also buy via www.abs-cbnstore.com or send text message to 23661. The box will be delivered via LBC and 2Go free of charge within the area of digital coverage.
Popularized by Ted Failon in his program "Failon Ngayon sa DZMM" via a hit promo contest, ABS-CBN TV Plus will have 4 free channels available "CineMo", "Yey", "Knowledge Channel", and "DZMM Teleradyo". What sets this "Mahiwagang Black Box" apart from the rest is that it has a warranty compared to some who will sell similar. According to ABSCBN DTT Head Chinky Alcedo and ABS-CBN Access Head Carlo Katigbak it took a long time to finally launch it pending the government approval. For more information, visit www.abs-cbntvplus.com for more details.