GMA Network unveils ‘GMA Affordabox’ on its 70th anniversary; Now Available For Only Php888

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After several details went online about the digital TV receiver of the Kapuso channel, the GMA AFFORDABOX becomes officially available today on the 70th anniversary of the network through Kuya Wil's Wowowin.

GMA Network unveils ‘GMA Affordabox’ on its 70th anniversary; Now Available For Only Php888
GMA Network unveils ‘GMA Affordabox’ on its 70th anniversary; Now Available For Only Php888

The GMA AFFORDABOX is just a fancy name for a set-top box Digital Terrestrial TV receiver, which can be connected to any Analog TV in order to receive digital broadcast streams, not only from the GMA Networks, but also from other free to air channels in the Philippines.

“In celebration of this milestone of reaching seven colorful decades in the industry, we are more than grateful for the Filipinos’ continued trust in GMA Network as we reaffirm our commitment to deliver excellence in news and entertainment. Kaya naman, kasabay ng ika-70 anibersaryo ng inyong Kapuso Network, buong puso naming inihahandog sainyo ang high-quality at abot-kayang  digital TV receiver na Para Sa Pilipino—ang GMA Affordabox.”

GMA AFFORDABOX Unboxing and Hands-on

By the way, the digital TV broadcast is currently available in 19 areas across the nation, namely Metro Manila, Benguet, La Union, Pangasinan, Bulacan, Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, Rizal, Bohol, Cebu, Leyte, Davao de Oro, Davao del Sur, and Davao del Norte.

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“GMA Affordabox stays true to its name as we make it available in the market at an affordable price, without compromising quality. GMA Network has teamed up with the best product developers and engineers to give you a device built with additional features and high-quality materials at an accessible price. Now, more Filipino homes can start enjoying digital TV viewing,” GMA Network President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr. stated.

The AFFORDABOX is not only a digital TV receiver, but it also comes with other features too. It is a multimedia player that can read and play photos, music, and video files from an external USB drive, which is quite perfect with its HDMI output. It is a feature that is not present with its direct rival, ABS-CBN TV Plus.

“Aside from providing superior digital reception, we also wanted Filipino homes to enjoy additional features that are built to suit their lifestyle,” said GMA Network Chief Risk Officer and First Vice President for Corporate Strategic Planning and Concurrent Head for Program Support Regie C. Bautista.

It can also record Kapuso shows in the GMA, GMA News TV, and Heart Of Asia channels so that viewers can re-watch them anytime they want. Moreover, it can also receive alerts and deliver emergency warnings via the Nationwide Emergency Warning Broadcast System (EWBS).

How much is the GMA AFFORDABOX?

  • The GMA AFFORDABOX price is only 888 pesos.

When will be the GMA AFFORDABOX available?

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