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Edgardo Garcia, MD, ABS-CBN Middle East

OSN and ABS-CBN strengthen partnership, offer more channels

: Tuesday, January 28 - 2014 @ 05:52

OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network, is kicking off the New Year with the launch of two new ABS-CBN channels, bringing the world’s best Filipino entertainment and news content to viewers across the region.

The strengthened partnership with ABS-CBN, which marks its 60th anniversary in 2014, also cements OSN as the new TFC hub for subscribers in the region.

The growing partnership highlights the efforts of both OSN and ABS-CBN to provide Filipino viewers with the ultimate television experience backed by OSN’s award-winning customer service, state-of-the-art technology and the widest choice of premium Filipino and Western content.

In addition to the four ABS-CBN channels (TFC, Bro, Cinema One Global, ANC) that were launched on OSN in April 2013, OSN now carries ABS-CBN’s hugely popular TV-radio channel, DZMM TeleRadyo, and music radio channel, DWRR 101.9, which will both be broadcast live from Manila and will be included in OSN Pinoy packages at no additional cost.

David Butorac, Chief Executive Officer, OSN, said: “Since the launch of the four ABS-CBN channels on the OSN platform in April last year, we have recorded nearly 40 per cent growth in our Pinoy sales demonstrating the immense popularity of these channels. Now, as the new home of TFC in the region and the network with the largest Filipino entertainment offering, OSN offers subscribers even more value through this partnership. We will continue to invest in premium Filipino content to bring the best in television entertainment from the Philippines.”

ABS-CBN’s Managing Director for Middle East and Europe, Edgardo Garcia added: “With this new exclusive partnership, we appreciate OSN’s acknowledgement of ABS-CBN TFC as the leader in Filipino programming. We will continue to expand on the extraordinary growth in sales since April 2013 that generated encouraging sales and enthusiastic customer response. Moreover, ABS-CBN has found a committed partner in OSN to assist in our aim to pursuing our serve the Filipino community better, so expect us to be even more actively present in Filipino events and activities next year.”

OSN currently offers a choice of three Pinoy packages with more than 50 channels to choose from including six ABS-CBN channels.

Contact:
Zahabia Motiwala
Communications Manager, OSN
Dubai Media City, Dubai, UAE
+971 (0) 4 367 7084

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