SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation (Head Office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director, President & Chief Executive Officer; Eiichi Yonekura) announces “WAKUWAKU JAPAN” which serves Japanese general entertainment channel bundled with branded SVOD and streaming services is now on Cignal, Philippines’ largest direct-to-home satellite provider, available to subscribers with Postpaid Plan 520 & up and Prepaid Load 500 & up. It will also be on Cignal Play (P75 Premium Pack), Cignal’s app streaming service.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN is Now on Cignal,
Philippine’s Largest Direct-to-Home Satellite Provider.
“We are very happy with the launch of WAKUWAKU JAPAN on Cignal as there’s a high interest of the Japanese culture among Filipino families. Since they are mostly at home due to the pandemic and cannot travel to one of their favorite countries yet, they could indulge themselves with all things Japanese for the time being until things get better. Introducing Japanese TV series, drama, anime, sports, music, and documentaries to our subscribers shows our commitment in offering not only the best entertainment experience but also introducing content that is fresh and dynamic for our subscribers to enjoy.” says Guido R. Zaballero, FVP, Head of Marketing.
“We are very much excited to join Cignal TV as we have been receiving many requests for long time from the people in Philippines. I would like to express my sincere appreciation for Cignal TV team’s great support to make it happen and we will bring the best Japanese programs as we do in other countries. Everyone is suffering from COVID-19 but we believe in entertainment. We hope our unique entertainment can enrich the daily life of the people in Philippines”, says Tomokazu Hori, GM of WAKUWAKU JAPAN, SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN continues to grow from strength to strength and will now serve 40 platforms across Asia. WAKUWAKU JAPAN will continue to contribute to the increase of Japanese content fans in countries throughout Asia through exciting Japanese content that the viewers have never seen.
Cignal TV was launched in 2009 and is currently the country's premier DTH satellite provider, with over 3 million subscribers. It is the leader in Pay TV in the Philippines with its nationwide coverage and availability. It transmits 138 channels including free-to-air, SD and HD channels to household and commercial venues in the country. It also offers a mix of 17 audio channels and on-demand service through pay-per-view channels and content add-ons. Cignal is owned by Cignal TV, a subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings, the media partner of PLDT Group.
＜What is WAKUWAKU JAPAN?＞
Official Website : http://www.wakuwakujapan.com/
WAKUWAKU JAPAN is a Japanese general entertainment channel, airing 24 hours a day, and offering variety of programs in the local language. Through the broadcasts and its promotional activities, WAKUWAKU JAPAN aims to show to its viewers the Japan of today, along with its entertainment, culture and the many local goods from all around Japan to increase the viewers’ interests of Japan.
WAKUWAKU JAPAN is currently airing in 8 countries/regions, which are Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand and Philippines.