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SkyCable Concerns (Cable TV)

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  • Johnston,

    Malabo ang channels 70 and above sa Sky, and Cable Cafe's signal is mixing up with ABC 5's.
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Guile >> Ahh I see. try to troubleshoot first. Check the silver connection at the back of your TV while tuning to Channel 5. If nagbago ang reception sa screen, possible na connection sa likod lang ang problem.

    If hindi talaga maayos, call the Customer Service hotline: 631-0000.
  • jhonston ang labo ng national geopgraphic channel! ano po ba ang nangyayari...last week malinaw tapos lumabo uli! :(
  • jhonston, naka sky kami d2 sa manila area. tanong ko lang bakit snowy ang reception ng ch17 studio 23? tapos naging mono sound ang s23 then ang naging surround sound naman ang myx channel? sabagay kailangan talagang surround ang myx para may panlaban sa katabing mtv na tunog lata.

    ngayon katamad ng manood ng studio 23 kase panget ng reception at tunog lata na. sayang malapit pa mandin ang bagong season ng alias.

    sana gawin ng paraan ng abs na gawin surround ang s23, anc, cinema1 at lifestyle network.

    hanggang ngayon nalilito pa rin ako sa ch21 napupunta ako dun sa jologs na local channel. si jojo alejar aba humahataw pala sa rj yun, nag resurrect ang career!

    etc, star world super layo na. yun pala ang sinasabi nyo jack tv, bago sa mata ng taga sky eh.
  • Dapat i-boycott ang SKY CABLE!

    Sinu ba kasi ang nag-isip na ilagay ang mga movie channels sa dulo?! Eh kung d cable ready ang tv namin.. edi di namin mapanood! PAti cinema one.. Nasa 56! Tapos yung mga walang sense na channels nasa unahan! Ano ba 'yan! SKY CABLE! What's wrong?!
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    pete_totoy >> Just do what I posted above. If hindi pa rin okay, call the hotline number, 631-0000.

    myuki_05 >> May problem talaga ang Studio 23. Don't worry, quoted from studio23 (Sir Leo Katigbak), inaayos na ito.

    melon_juice >> Thank you. We're currently upgrading our system to normalize the cable signal.
  • home kmi almost lahat ng channels ay malinaw except yng mga sa dulo slight malabo!!!

    pro sayang alang animal planet at discovry sa home!

    pero ok nmn NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC!!!
  • oo ang labo ng axn, etc, jack/usa, hbo, star world/movies. basta kakaasar. bakti nyo nilagay sa itaas. sinadya nyo ba? para makalimutan ng mga tao ka2lad na ginawa nyo sa mtv? itapon nyo na yung rjtv, sbn21 and untv sa DULO!!! or burahin nyo na sa channel line up... WALANG KWENTA LALO NA YUNG RJTV!!!
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    How was your cable reception people?

    By the way, have you updated your Customer Contact details like contact #s, billing address and other personal information?

    If not, kindly call the Customer Service hotline, 631-0000.
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Watch out for Hero, coming this October 2005. An 18-hour fully Tagalized Anime channel of Creative Programs Inc.

    Also, we have an early payment discount for current subscribers. Just pay your monthly bills on or before the due date and you will get discounted rate on your next monthly bill!


    Catch more infos soon!
  • sana may HERO rin sa TFC.. diba sa abs rin yun???
  • Johnston wrote:
    How was your cable reception people?

    By the way, have you updated your Customer Contact details like contact #s, billing address and other personal information?

    If not, kindly call the Customer Service hotline, 631-0000.


    johnston: hi! lalong lumabo yata ang studio 23 sa sky cable? anong nangyari? paki explain naman, dahilan po ba yun ng rechanneling ng sky cable? bakit maapektuhan ang Studio 23 samantalang nung dating nasa ch23 sya ang linaw linaw nya at surround sound pa?

    actually tumawag na ko sa sky sabi lang i reset lang, la rin epek. tnx!
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    myuki 05 >> Malabo pa din ba sa inyo? Well, sa amin kasi, okay na ang Studio 23. So far, wala naman masyado complaints akong na mo monitor about sa blurred Studio 23 reception.
  • MALABO ang 48 pataas!!! Ano ba?!!! Bakit nyo nilagay sa itaas yung mga SUPER DUPER OKS na CHANNELS? i want my ETC, AXN, STAR CHANNELS in lower channels para clear. KAKABWISET ang SKY!!! Pasalamat kayo napatay nyo na ang Destiny. Ang SAMA ng UGALI!!!
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Promos:


    Early Bird Program - If you pay your current dues on or before the due date, your next billing will have a PhP45.00 discount for HomeCable/SunCable and PhP50.00 discount for SkyCable. For monthly subscribers only.

    Upgrade Promo - Upgrade your cable package to SkyCable and you will get a chance to win trip for 3 to Hongkong and some mobile gadgets! (CAMANAVA areas not included)
  • sweet_ryansweet_ryan Member PEx Guru 🎖️🎖️
    wtf, ang labo ng hbo,starmovies, starworld, etc...ibalik na lang kasi yung dating channel line-up.
  • johnston: malinaw ang studio23 pero ang problema snowy sya. until today ganyan pa rin. kung channel 7 nagrereklamo na sinasabotahe ng sky ang channel14 di ako naniniwala kase pinaka worst ang studio23 na kasing snowy ng arirang at to think na sister company nila ang sky..mas ok pa nga ang net25 eh super linaw..please naman kase malapit na ang big brother tapos nget ng reception ng studio23.
  • sweet ryan: sa amin manila area, malinaw naman ung mga nabanggit mo sa taas. channel 17 lang talaga at channel 75.
  • JohnstonJohnston PEx Influencer ⭐⭐⭐
    Sky, Home Cable to set up digital boxes by Oct
    By Mary Ann Ll. Reyes
    The Philippine Star 08/19/2005


    Central CATV, the common operator of dominant cable firms of Sky Cable and Home Cable, will introduce digital addressable set-top boxes starting October this year among its cable television subscribers, a move being resorted to in order to put a stop to signal piracy.

    Highly-placed company officials told The STAR that they are now in talks with the foreign suppliers of these boxes which would not only eliminate illegal cable TV connections but also allow the company to introduce new services such as video-on-demand and pay per view.

    One official revealed that the installation of set-top boxes among all its subscribers will probably be a three-year process, depending on the availability of funds. Starting initially in Pasig, the boxes will then be installed in the Makati area later this year.

    Each box will cost Central CATV around $50 (roughly P2,800) which means that installing the boxes in all 200,000 homes of its subscribers will entail an investment of as much as P560 million, assuming a ratio of one television per home. But since each home has more than one TV set, the investment required could easily double, if not triple.

    The acquisition of the boxes will be financed largely from the proceeds of a loan extended by ABS-CBN Broadcasting to its sister company Central CATV. Earlier, ABS-CBN extended a $30-million (around P1.5 billion) loan to Central CATV, of which less than P1 billion remains after loan interest payments and operational expenses of roughly P500 million.

    The $30-million infusion of additional funds into Central CATV was a condition precedent to the signing of a debt restructuring agreement with creditor-banks for combined Sky-Home loans totaling P2.5 billion.

    It is, however, not known how much of the remaining P1 billion will be spent for acquisition of set-topboxes. But the Lopez group is reportedly ready to invest additional funds to finance the acquisition of these boxes.

    Under the new setup, the channels will be encrypted in the boxes and without the boxes, the subscriber will be receiving no signal.

    Company officials earlier told The STAR that plans are to give one box per home for free while the additional boxes for the other televisions hooked on cable will have to be acquired by the subscriber.

    There are also plans by Sky and Home to introduce prepaid cable TV subscription for P300 a month. For this amount, the subscriber will get the free channels (Channels 2, 4, 5, 7, 9, 13, 23) as well as five or six additional cable channels (news, movie, sports, among others).

    Sky and Home officials estimate that there are easily 100,000 homes in addition to the existing 200,000 subscribers that will patronize the prepaid subscription. This prepaid offering will however require addressable set-top boxes and it is not yet clear whether the prepaid subscribers will likewise be getting their boxes for free.

    With the boxes, Sky and Home will also be able to offer pay per view channels for its subscribers, with the revenue to be generated expected to offset the cost of the boxes.

    Putting a stop to signal piracy is also expected to drastically increase the subscriber base. It is estimated that in addition to the total of one to 1.5 million paying cable TV subscribers nationwide, another 750,000 to one million are hooked illegally.

    Both the Sky and Home Cable brands are now owned by Lopez-controlled Central CATV after the PLDT group sold the Home Cable assets in exchange for Central CATV shares. As a result, Central CATV is now owned 66.66 percent by the Lopez group and 33.33 percent by the PLDT group.
  • Paano yan kung tatlo ang TV anin eh kailangan separate na cables at subscrpition?WAAA! Pero puwede nang i offer dito yung dual sound feature ng Animax diba pag na implement ang set top boxes?Diba Johnston?
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