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Cignal, Indovision Announce Dolby Atmos Plans

(Bali / Indonesia, April 27, 2016) Two pay-TV operators, Cignal TV in the Philippines and Indovision in Indonesia, announced their intent to adopt the Dolby Atmos® sound technology in their set-top boxes. This commitment by Cignal TV and Indovision to bring Dolby Atmos to the home is a direct response to the industry’s rapidly growing demand for immersive home entertainment.

“Over the years, the partnership between Cignal TV and Dolby has been instrumental in reaching new milestones in Philippine pay TV. Now, with Dolby Atmos, the home entertainment experience for Filipinos is made even richer and more breathtaking because of the immersive experience that this technology provides,” said Jane J. Basas, President, Cignal. “The introduction of Dolby Atmos in the home is another first in Philippine pay TV, an affirmation of the fact that Cignal is committed to providing our customers with the best products available in the market to satisfy their increasingly sophisticated tastes.”

“We look forward to collaborating with Dolby to bring this extraordinary entertainment experience in our rollout plan of HEVC services,” said Ruby Budiman, Technical Director, Indovision. “The HEVC set-top boxes will be ready to support Dolby Atmos capability, as we take the entertainment experience to a whole new level for Indonesian viewers.”

“With Cignal TV and Indovision leading the pack in adopting and delivering a next-generation immersive audio experience, TV viewers can look forward to enjoying the cinema-inspired experience that Dolby Atmos brings to their homes,” said Pankaj Kedia, Managing Director, SEA, ANZ and India, Dolby Laboratories.

Dolby Atmos delivers captivating audio that places and moves specific sounds anywhere in the room, including overhead, bringing entertainment alive all around the audience. With more than 60 AVRs and 25 speaker products supporting the Dolby Atmos format, in addition to Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar products, consumers have a variety of options to experience Dolby Atmos in the home.

Dolby toasts its deepening partnerships with the Cignal and Indovision teams.


Source: Dolby Laboratories