Cignal Connect satellite broadband service now available in the Philippines
Cignal TV has recently introduced Cignal Connect, a satellite broadband service.
Satellite broadband is identified as a technology that enables internet connectivity to areas currently not covered by fiber and mobile broadband. Hence, as per Cignal, Cignal Connect aims to provide internet access and connectivity to areas with limited or no broadband connection.
Cignal Connect is available in four plan options: 2 Mbps, 5 Mbps, 8 Mbps, and 10 Mbps. Check out the details below.
• 2 Mbps – Unlimited data (2 Mbps max download, 0.5 Mbps max upload) – PHP 6,500 per month
• 5 Mbps – Unlimited data (5 Mbps max download, 1 Mbps max upload) – PHP 14,500 per month
• 8 Mbps – Unlimited data (8 Mbps max download, 1 Mbps max upload) – PHP 19,500 per month
• 10 Mbps – Untimited data (10 Mbps max download, 1 Mbps max upload) – PHP 23,500 per month
Do note that all plans come in a 12-month lock-in period. Moreover, Cignal Connect’s satellite broadband services are delivered subject to an equitable share of network resources among its customers. Thus, the indicated are the peak speeds.
The installation fee starts at PHP 6,000, while the kit costs PHP 36,000. The kit includes the 1.2m Antenna and 3W BUC, as well as the HT 2300 Modem.
According to Cignal, the combination of the 1.2 antenna and 3W BUC (Block Upconverter) gives a stable connection and optimal quality of service, while the HT 2300 Modem is a satellite terminal designed for residential and SME use.
Cignal Connect is currently available in Luzon. However, it will also be available in Visayas and Mindanao soon, as indicated on its website.
You may visit the official Cignal TV website for more information.