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newsinfo NTC orders ABS-CBN to stop TVPlus in Metro Manila

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) ordered television giant ABS-CBN to stop operating digital television transmission through their TV Plus via Channel 43 in Metro Manila. The order is the second blow that the NTC dealt the embattled network on Tuesday, following....

Reps grill Lai Mohammed over N35bn expenditure on DSO

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives Ad-hoc, yesterday, grilled the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed over N35 billion allegedly spent on the Digital Switch Over (DSO) project of the Federal Government. The House Ad-hoc Committee investigating the....

One million digital boxes for learning

Government spokesperson Narumon Pinyosinwat on Tuesday said after the weekly cabinet meeting that the body has acknowledged the educational management needs for schools raised by the Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) in light of the pandemic.

NTC’s shutdown of Sky Direct, TV Plus to affect over 10 M Filipinos

Members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines light candles in front of ABS-CBN Esguerra gate, June 30, to denounce the cease and desist order issued against TV Plus and SKY Cable. (Photo courtesy of Altermidya) “It is clear that the goal of this administration is not only to shut....

ABS-CBN dealt another blow

NTC shuts down Sky Cable, TV Plus channels. The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Tuesday dealt ABS-CBN Corp. another big blow when it issued cease and desist orders against its subsidiary Sky Cable Corp. and its TVPlus channels. The regulatory body came out with two separate orders a....

NTC stops ABS-CBN’s TVPlus shows, Sky Direct

MANILA, Philippines The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has ordered ABS-CBN Corp. to stop airing shows on TVPlus in Metro Manila and its subsidiary SkyCable Corp. to cease the operation of its direct-to-home satellite service. The NTC, which on May 5 shut down ABS-CBN following the....

New ban on Philippines’ top broadcaster fuels press freedom worries

June 30, 2020. By Neil Jerome Morales. MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ top broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp was ordered to stop transmitting satellite and digital television on Tuesday just weeks after its free TV and radio operations were halted, adding to worries over press freedom.

Philippines watchdog halts broadcaster's digital TV, satellite services

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines' telecommunications watchdog on Tuesday ordered the country's top broadcaster ABS-CBN Corp to stop airing its shows on satellite and digital television just weeks after shutting the company's free TV and radio operations.

NTC’s shutdown of Sky Direct, TV Plus to affect 55 M Filipinos

Members of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines light candles in front of ABS-CBN Esguerra gate, June 30, to denounce the cease and desist order issued against TV Plus and SKY Cable. (Photo courtesy of Altermidya) “It is clear that the goal of this administration is not only to shut....

'Double standard': Angara decries cease-and-desist order vs ABS-CBN's TV Plus channels, SKY Direct

Sen. Sonny Angara sponsors the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act in the Senate on June 3, 2020. Albert Calvelo, Senate PRIB. MANILA - Sen. Sonny Angara on Tuesday decried the issuance of cease and desist orders against 2 ABS-CBN subsidiaries where the Philippines' largest broadcasting company has....

Philippine broadcaster attacked by Duterte faces more turmoil

MANILA -- ABS-CBN, the Philippines' largest broadcaster and a target for President Rodrigo Duterte, faces further turmoil after it was ordered by the government to shut down more services. The state television and telecom regulator issued two notices on Tuesday ordering the immediate "cease and....

NTC shuts down ABS-CBN's Sky Direct, TV Plus channels

DEFEND PRESS FREEDOM. Candles are lit at ABS-CBN in Quezon City as the National Telecommunications Commission issues new orders against the media giant on June 30, 2020. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines (3rd UPDATE) – Around 1.5 million subscribers of Sky Cable Corporation's....

NTC issues cease and desist order vs. 4 ABS-CBN programs

MANILA The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Tuesday issued another cease and desist order against media conglomerate ABS-CBN Corporation, specifically against four of its digital programs aired on Channel 43. In an order dated June 30, the NTC ordered ABS-CBN to stop operating its....

READ: ABS-CBN Corp statement on the NTC order vs TV Plus channels

At 2:26 PM today, ABS-CBN received an alias cease and desist order from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) directing ABS-CBN to cease and desist from operating digital TV transmission in Metro Manila using channel 43. While channel 43 is not mentioned in NTC’s cease and desist order....

News NTC orders ABS-CBN to stop TVPlus in Metro Manila, SKY Direct

Sky says 1.5 million subscribers affected starting Tuesday night. MANILA (2nd UPDATE) - The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Tuesday served 2 cease-and-desist orders stopping ABS-CBN’s digital broadcast on TVPlus in Metro Manila and SKY’s satellite broadcast nationwide.

Gov't deals fresh blow to ABS-CBN with halt orders vs Sky Cable Direct, TVPlus

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATE 1 7:12 p.m., June 30) In the middle of its two-month long battle for a franchise to air, broadcast giant ABS-CBN Corp. was slapped by a new stop order by regulators who bowed down to pressure from lawmakers to stop the network’s digital television and satellite services. This time, regulators wanted Sky Cable Corp.

Trump campaign hits Biden in first Spanish-language TV ad of general election

in the language. The Trump campaign has sought to reach out to Latino voters through "Latinos for Trump," a coalition with 21 advisory board members that pitches the president to Latinos. "Latinos for Trump" held an online event last week, which included an appearance from Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico's congressional delegate.

ABS-CBN to be asked out of digibox

By Genshen L. Espedido, Reporter. THE National Telecommunications Commision (NTC) committed to the House of Representatives that it would order ABS-CBN Corp. to stop airing programs through digital television receivers or digiboxes. During the joint hearing of the House Committees on Legislative....

Lawmakers want to shut down ABS-CBN's broadcast on Ch. 43, Sky Cable

Watch also in or TFC.tv House lawmakers pushed to shut down ABS-CBN's digital television operations, arguing these are covered by the network's expired franchise. The country's telco regulator is also planning to issue another cease and desist order on the matter.

StarTimes Unveils New Digital Satellite Decoder

Digital TV operator StarTimes has unveiled a brand new fashionable, HD satellite decoder onto the Ghanaian market. The latest addition has been enhanced with the newest technology and special features. StarTimes’ new digital satellite decoder, beautifully designed with top-notch HD quality with....

SolGen advises NTC to also shut down ABS-CBN TVPlus, Channel 43

SOLGEN VS ABS-CBN. Solicitor General Jose Calida holds a press conference at Camp Crame on February 10, 2020. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – The Office of Solicitor General (OSG) advised the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to close down ABS-CBN TV Plus and....

Launch of TVPlus, KBO complies with NTC's digital migration plan: ABS-CBN

Watch more in or TFC.tv MANILA - ABS-CBN's digital TV box with multi-channel capability as well as its pay-per-view service complied with the National Telecommunications Commission's (NTC) digital migration plan launched in 2014, the network's head of legal services Caesar Poblador said Monday.

NTC admits ABS-CBN didn't violate franchise with multiple TVplus programs

MANILA--The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) on Monday admitted that ABS-CBN Corp. did not violate the terms of its old franchise when it introduced multiple programs through its TVplus digital boxes. Digital television technology allows broadcast franchise holders to provide up to 6....

ABS-CBN maintains broadcast on ABS-CBN TVplus not covered by NTC’s CDO

ABS-CBN President and CEO Carlo Katigbak appealed to Congress for due process as the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) stated it will issue a cease and desist order (CDO) on the broadcast of ABS-CBN programs on channel 43 frequency at the House panel hearing on ABS-CBN’s franchise resumed today, June 29.

TRAI Channel Selector App For Android & iPhone Helps You Save Money On Cable TV ...

Did you know, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has a new smartphone app that lets you select channels you want to see on your Cable TV or direct to home (DTH) connection and attempts to optimize the subscription costs for you. This way, you can save some money on your monthly TV....

ABS-CBN's TV Plus ops violate cease and desist order: NTC

MANILA National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba on Monday said the continued operations of ABS-CBN's digital television service, TV Plus, is a violation of its cease and desist order (CDO) against the network. During the House hearing on ABS-CBN’s franchise, Cordoba....

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