RTL CBS Entertainment HD launches in the Philippines

Louise Duffy | 18-10-2013

Sky Cable and RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network have announced a carriage deal that brings the newly launched RTL CBS Entertainment HD channel to the Philippines.

Sky Cable is the largest cable TV provider in the Philippines. The channel is available ŕ la carte and as part of Sky Cable’s Silver, Gold, Dual Def499, Dual Def999 and TitaniumHD40 packages, offering content to all family members.

Ray Montinola, COO of Sky Cable, commented: "The addition of RTL CBS Entertainment HD to Sky Cable's widest and still growing channel line-up goes hand in hand with our mission to provide every Filipino family with quality entertainment. We are excited and honoured to be the first cable TV provider in the country to offer this world-class channel."

The Philippines is the fourth market to launch the channel since it began broadcasting in September this year, after Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Jonas Engwall, CEO, RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network, said: “RTL CBS Entertainment HD has received an extremely enthusiastic reception from all operators across the region and initial audience feedback has been very encouraging. We are delighted to bring the channel to Filipino viewers through our partner Sky Cable. The Philippines is a significant market where viewers of all ages value high quality content.”