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Major Television Networks

The major public television broadcasting networks with nationwide reach include the following:

  • ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. -- the country's biggest media organization and the first Filipino media conglomerate to go public in 1991.

    Chairman: Eugenio Lopez III
    President: Freddie Garcia
    Address: Mother Ignacia St., Diliman, Quezon City
    Tel: 924-2721, 924-2754, 924-4101, 924-2724
    Fax: 924-1568
    Flagship station: TV Channel 2 (Quezon City)

  • GMA Network, Inc. -- major competitor of ABS-CBN.

    VP/Network Manager: Roberto Barrero Sr.
    Address: RBS Bldg., EDSA, Quezon City
    Tel: 924-3048, 924-3069
    Fax: 924-2882, 924-3091
    Flagship station: TV Channel 7 (Quezon City)

  • Radio Philippines Network (RPN) -- a government-sequestered network which recently upset TV programming concepts by importing cheap Mexican tele-novelas that briefly grabbed prime-time ratings from established popular shows.

    General Manager: Rex Lores
    Address: Broadcast City, Capitol Hills, Quezon City
    Tel: 931-5080, 931-8805
    Fax: 931-8593
    Flagship station: TV Channel 9 (Quezon City)

  • Allied Broadcasting Corp. (ABC) -- the newest TV network which has managed to grab a share of the local TV market.

    Address: Brgy. San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City
    Tel: 936-2551, 936-1557
    Fax: 936-1558
    Flagship station: TV Channel 5 (Quezon City)

  • Interisland Broadcasting Corp. (IBC) -- another government-sequestered network which specializes in TV coverage for the professional basketball league.

    General Manager: Emiliano Templo
    Address: Broadcast City, Capitol Hills, Quezon City
    Tel: 931-5080, 931-8674
    Fax: 931-8593
    Flagship station: TV Channel 13

  • People's Television Network, Inc. (PTNI) -- the official government television network created by law.

    Network Manager: Ramy Diez
    Address: Media Center Complex, Visayas Ave., Diliman, Quezon City
    Tel: 920-6521 to 44
    Fax: 920-4362
    Flagship station: TV Channel 4

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