Posts Tagged franchise renewal

NTC supports proposed measure on non-expiration of franchise pending renewal

Marje Pelayo   •   May 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has expressed support on a proposed measure seeking the non-expiration of franchises with renewal applications pending in Congress. Senate Bill Number 1530...

NTC: March memo does not apply to ABS-CBN

Marje Pelayo   •   May 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) clarified that the memorandum it released in March does not apply to ABS-CBN.  An NTC memorandum has been circulating on social media...

ABS-CBN may ask SC for TRO against shutdown order — NTC

Marje Pelayo   •   May 6, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) advises media giant ABS-CBN to appeal for a temporary restraining order (TRO) with the Supreme Court (SC) to resume broadcast on TV...

Malacañang lets NTC decide on granting provisional permit to ABS-CBN

Marje Pelayo   •   May 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is leaving it to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to decide on the request to grant a provisional permit to ABS-CBN. “Itong matter na ito is...

ABS-CBN ‘grateful, humbled’ by Duterte’s acceptance of apology

Robie de Guzman   •   February 27, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Broadcast network ABS-CBN Corporation on Thursday said it was “grateful and humbled” by President Rodrigo Duterte’s acceptance of its apology. On Wednesday, Duterte accepted the apology of...

ABS-CBN: We follow labor standards

Marje Pelayo   •   February 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – About 11,000 employees fear losing their jobs if Congress fails to approve ABS-CBN Corporation’s franchise renewal application. Of the said number, about 6,700 are regular employees while...

Joint resolution to extend ABS-CBN franchise until June 2022, filed in Lower House

Maris Federez   •   February 25, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — A  joint resolution that seeks to extend the franchise of ABS-CBN until the end of the 18th Congress in June 2022 was filed at the Lower House...

ABS-CBN apologizes to Duterte for not airing campaign ad in 2016

Marje Pelayo   •   February 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Network giant ABS-CBN expressed its apology to President Rodrigo Duterte for failing to air then-presidential candidate Mayor Duterte’s campaign ad in 2016. During the Senate hearing on...

Supporters stage protest amid ABS-CBN franchise hearing in Senate

Marje Pelayo   •   February 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Supporters of ABS-CBN Corporation trooped to the Senate to call for the renewal of the Kapamilya network’s franchise. “Sa tingin namin kapag hindi naibigay sa amin, isa...

Poe wants proof ABS-CBN can still operate beyond franchise term

Robie de Guzman   •   February 17, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe called on her fellow legislators to ensure that broadcasting network ABS-CBN can still continue to operate beyond its franchise term while Congress deliberates on...

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