TV5 International Expands Reach in U.S. via DIRECTV

TV5 International marks a milestone by expanding its reach in the U.S. via DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family. KAPATID TV5, TV5 international’s entertainment channel, is set to deliver some of the most anticipated shows in the Philippines. As the home of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), Kapatid TV5 has greatly revitalized Filipinos’ love for the Philippine’s premier basketball league and has been instrumental in bringing the action-packed PBA games to Filipino homes all over the world.

“It has always been TV5 International’s goal to reach out to Filipinos across the world. With our partnership with DIRECTV, we are happy that we will be able to bring Kapatid TV5’s quality programs to more Filipinos in the U.S.,” said Ernesto Sta. Maria, Jr., Chief Operations Officer of TV5 International. “We look forward to strengthening our partnership with DIRECTV and giving Kapatid viewers in the U.S. the best viewing experience that will make them feel as though they never left the Philippines.”

“We’re excited to bring TV5 to DIRECTV’s lineup and expand our content offerings to our Filipino customers,” said Emma Brackett, vice president of Content, DIRECTV, part of the AT&T Family.With the addition of Kapatid TV5 we are proud to be the only TV provider in the U.S. that carries the three biggest and most sought after Filipino networks in one place, further strengthening our leadership in the market.”

Kapatid TV5 is available in DIRECTV’s FilipinoDirect™ package. And now that Kapatid TV5 is seen by more Filipinos in the U.S. through DIRECTV, TV5 International is even more inspired to bring the best of Philippine TV to more Kapatid viewers all across the world. And with TV5’s evolving programming grid, viewers can expect a wider variety of innovative shows in the coming months.

Kapatid TV5 is currently being viewed in the United States, Canada, Middle East and North Africa (Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran,Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, West Bank, Gaza Strip and Palestine), Guam, Australia, Papua New Guinea and Hong Kong. To be updated with the latest happenings and events of Kapatid TV5, visit or