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Mario Bautista, has been with the entertainment industry for more than 4 decades. He writes regular columns for People's Journal and Malaya.

Jun 22, 2017

Skycable Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary And Holds A Media Appreciation Lunch For The Press, Offers Special Packages For Its Subscribers

 SKYCABLE hosted a media appreciation lunch as it celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Games about movies shown on SkyCable were played and the group headed by Isah Red won P50,000 no less. Sky’s franchise area covers 700,000 subscribers, controlling 45% of the cable TV market.

Since it started its operation in the Philippines on January 26, 1992, SkyCable provides cable Internet and digital cable TV service with an alternative pricing model for its subscribers. It allows its subscribers to select their own packages or channels, comparable to a pay per channel service most generally used in the United States. SkyCable also introduces the package-pricing model typically used by other cable television providers in which channels are classified into packages. This coming July, fans of great TV entertainment have more reasons to celebrate as SKYcable and Destiny Cable digital subscribers will enjoy SKY’s over 190 digital channels, automatically activated on their TVs from the 4th to the 11th of July at no additional cost. After recent launches of SKY exclusives like AXN HD, and international favorites like AFC HD, Disney HD, and Mezzo HD, this big TV freebie is part of SKY’s way of thanking subscribers for welcoming them into their homes and making them part of their lives.

Over the years, SKY has strived to give its subscribers more entertainment choices. Now on its 25th year anniversary, its entire channel lineup is here for everyone to watch as a way of giving all viewers more TV enjoyment this July. SKY wishes to share this special milestone year with every family that helped shape the standard of cable TV entertainment in the country today.

Subscribers who miss their favorite films will now have the best channels to revisit the stories they love. Everyone will have access to the entire HBO lineup, including HBO Family, HBO Hits, and HBO Signature. An entire movie roster is open to TV viewers with Fox’s channel suite covering Fox Action Movies, Fox Family Movies, and Fox Movies Premium.

Viewers craving the latest sporting action will certainly enjoy the All Sports Network, Balls, BTV, Fox Sports, NBA Premium, and the Outdoor Channel. With these channels and more, everyone can catch up on their favorite sporting events and be up-to-date with the latest developments and stats.

Interesting facts and the best tips for everyday life can be found in the cream-of-the-crop of lifestyle channels. Learn more about the world we live in through Discovery World, National Geographic, and the Travel Channel. Hunting for the best recipe or the latest home styles? HGTV, Lifetime, the Food Network, and FYI have fun and quirky shows about making our daily lives extra special. The young and young at heart will definitely be excited about this SKY TV treat. The funniest wholesome cartoons and kiddie shows are showcased in Discovery Kids, Disney, and Disney Junior. Those looking for edgier entertainment and anime will definitely love Animax and the Cartoon Network.

Only SKYcable provides quality home entertainment with the widest-range of standard and high definition digital channels; with over 190 channels, and other top-of-the-line services such as flexible subscription options via SELECT; iRECORD that records, pauses, and rewinds live TV; as well as real-time coverage of live concerts and sporting events via FREE VIEW and PAY-PER-VIEW.