The network is now available on DIRECTV’s FilipinoDirect Package

Lifestyle Network launches nationwide on DIRECTV

Lifestyle Network proudly announces its nationwide satellite launch via DIRECTV. A premium product of global entertainment provider ABS-CBN International, the channel is now available on DIRECTV channel 2070 through DIRECTV’s FilipinoDirect™ and TFCDirect™ Packages. As the provider of the largest Filipino entertainment package, DIRECTV offers the most expansive and comprehensive range of Filipino entertainment and raises the bar for Filipino programming with the addition of the premium network that showcases content from all over the world on travel, home, food, and fashion. 

Vice President of Programming and Content for DIRECTV, Emma Brackett, noted that, “The channel further enhances the variety and breadth of content we provide to our Filipino customers, and shows our commitment to provide the best television experience available.” 

An indispensable guide to Filipino daily life, the channel provides viewers an opportunity to explore and experience the best in Filipino lifestyle and popular culture with gastronomic treasures, destination spots, and industry trendsetters. 

"Lifestyle Network offers a fresh take on Filipino entertainment: one that inspires our audience to fulfill their dreams and live their passions," said Olivia de Jesus, Managing Director for ABS-CBN International North America. "Our programming has been carefully developed to enrich the lives and expand the world of our every viewer. As we continuously source local shows made for a global market, we move further towards making this network TV's new staple." 

“We are very encouraged by the enthusiastic welcome extended by the global Filipino community to Lifestyle Network,
" said Jun del Rosario, AVP of Global Content Distribution for ABS-CBN International. "We are excited to partner with DIRECTV in making the channel available nationally here in the U.S. DIRECTV has always been a leader in providing quality Filipino programming to its subscribers and Lifestyle Network is a great addition to its offering.” 

For more information on the network and its programming, visit www.lifestylenetwork.tv

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About Lifestyle Network: 

Lifestyle Network is the newest channel launched by ABS-CBN International which was created almost 20 years ago to be of service to all Filipinos. With the launch of its flagship product, The Filipino Channel (TFC), the company became the first and most successful Filipino content distribution company in the U.S. The company offers telecommunication, retail, theatricals, money remittance and cargo services, online audio and video streaming, IPTV, On Demand, along with philanthropic support for Filipinos and the communities they now call home.  Based in Redwood City, CA, ABS-CBN International is a subsidiary of ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’ largest entertainment and broadcasting company, through ABS-CBN Corporation's wholly-owned subsidiary, ABS-CBN Global Hungary Kft. For more information, visit www.tfc-usa.com

About DIRECTV: 

DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) is one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services delivering a premium video experience through state-of-the-art technology, unmatched programming and industry leading customer service to more than 35 million customers in the U.S. and Latin America. In the U.S., DIRECTV offers its 20 million customers access to more than 195 HD channels and Dolby-Digital® 5.1 theater-quality sound, access to exclusive sports programming such as NFL SUNDAY TICKET™, Emmy-award winning technology and higher customer satisfaction than the leading cable companies for 13 years running. DIRECTV Latin America, through its subsidiaries and affiliated companies in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia, and other Latin American countries, leads the pay TV category in technology, programming and service, delivering an unrivaled digital television experience to more than 17 million customers. DIRECTV sports and entertainment properties include two Regional Sports Networks (Rocky Mountain and Pittsburgh), and minority ownership interests in Root Sports Northwest and Game Show Network. For the most up-to-date information on DIRECTV, please visit www.directv.com.