TAP Digital Media contracts additional video capacity on ABS-2

27 March 2023, Philippines –TAP Digital Media Ventures Corporation (TAPDMV) has extended its satellite broadcast partnership with ABS by adding four further channels on ABS-2.

The four SD Channels will be on the MCPC media platform on the ABS-2 C-band East Hemi beam offering the highest reliability for national TV networks and primary cable services. These channels are:

  1. Premier Sports 2, home to PGA Tour & WTA Tour
  2. Premier Football, for fans of Bundisliga and UEFA competitions
  3. EdgeSport, a destination for Action Sports
  4. Comic U, focused on Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Supernatural genres

Vincent Lim, MD of Asia Sales said, “ABS is proud to support TAPDMV’s growth in the Philippines and beyond. Our 3 year old partnership with TAPDMV has grown from initially downlinking sporting events to broadcasting 10 channels today in the Philippines using the superior coverage of the C-band East Hemi beam. We appreciate the trust that TAPDMV has placed in ABS and look forward to building our collaboration further to serve wider audiences with richer video solutions.”

“TapDMV is pleased that we can once again rely on ABS to service the satellite distribution requirements of our 4 additional channels to our cable affiliates. They continue to be a reliable partner in the expansion of our Pay Television endeavors in the Philippines,” commented Gonzalo de Guia, Chief Technology Officer of TapDMV.


About ABS
ABS is a global satellite operator and offers a complete range of tailored solutions including broadcasting, data and telecommunication services to broadcasters, service providers, enterprises and government organizations.

ABS operates a fleet of satellites; ABS-2, ABS-2A, ABS-3A ABS-4/Mobisat-1 and ABS-6. The satellite fleet covers over 93% of the world’s population across the Americas, Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, CIS and Russia.

ABS has offices in the Middle East, United States and Asia. For more information, visit www.absatellite.com

TAP Digital Media Ventures Corp. (TAPDMV) is a Philippine Media Content Distribution Company which operates a group of sports and entertainment linear channels including Tap Sports, Premier Sports, Premier Football, Tap Movies, Tap ActionFlix, TapTV and TapEDGE that are carried by Pay Television Platform providers nationwide.

The company also recently launched its Direct-To-Consumers (D2C) sports and entertainment subscription streaming service, TapGo, as part of its product offerings.