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GMA to introduce 'cheaper, smaller' digital TV device in June

May 16, 2018 - 5:35 PM

The listed broadcast giant says its digital transmission device is now being manufactured in China, with over one million units seen to be released in a year's time

OPTIMISTIC. GMA Network chief Felipe Gozon says his firm expects to have a higher net income in 2018 than in 2017. Rappler file photo

GMA Network initially spends P416M on DTT shift

Dec 06, 2016 - 2:28 PM

GMA Chairman and CEO Felipe Gozon says the network is now prepared to exit the test phase and begin with the first part of its DTT rollout in Mega Manila

ANALOG SHUTDOWN. TV networks in the Philippines are forced to shift to digital TV to stay afloat in today's digital wave.

GMA Network's net income shoots up by 116%

Aug 08, 2016 - 10:30 PM

Although financial results exceeded expectations in the first half of 2016 GMA officials say they will keep their profit guidance of P3 billion for the year

FINANCIAL BRIEFING. In the photo are (from left) GMA CFO Felipe S. Yalong, GMA President Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., GMA Chairman Felipe L. Gozon, and GMA Chief Marketing Officer Lizelle G. Maralag. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

GMA Network 'conservative' in P1.5B digital shift

May 18, 2016 - 2:36 PM

The broadcasting giant says it earmarked P1 billion to P1 5 billion for the digital shift – much lower than ABS CBN s about P3 billion

ANALOG SHUTDOWN. TV networks in the Philippines are forced to shift to digital TV to stay afloat in today's digital wave

GMA Network's net income doubles with election-related ads

May 05, 2016 - 4:35 PM

The chief of the broadcasting giant says he is hoping the network s net income would hit P3 billion by yearend

BREACHING TARGETS. GMA Network's Felipe Gozon (2nd to the right) says he hopes the network will further improve profitability, particularly in regular advertising. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler.com

GMA-7 exceeds 2015 revenue, ratings target

Dec 10, 2015 - 8:45 PM

GMA chief Felipe Gozon says that since the network is already ahead in ratings it expects a higher share in political ads for the 2016 elections

ELECTION YEAR. GMA Network expects higher revenue in 2016 than this year due to election-related advertisements. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Video on demand to 'enrich' Filipinos' lives

Sep 02, 2015 - 9:45 AM

Streaming video services are beginning to gain popularity in the country led by pioneers like HOOQ with its tailored services for Filipino consumers

DEMONSTRATING. HOOQ can be accessed through a PC and mobile devices. Users can register up to 5 devices to one account. Photo by Adrian Portugal / Rappler

Bloomberg TV Philippines expects to break even in 2016

Aug 13, 2015 - 12:11 PM

The group of Manuel V Pangilinan says it spent a little over P200 million to create Bloomberg TV Philippines

GOOD CHEMISTRY. Cignal COO Oscar Reyes Jr claims Bloomberg TV Philippines to be a world-class operation, as Cignal is the country's number one pay TV provider, while Bloomberg is a leading authority in business news. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/ Rappler

GMA7's net income surges by 89%

Aug 06, 2015 - 8:45 PM

To further reduce operational costs and ensure competitiveness GMA Network says it will continue its manpower reduction program in its Manila headquarters

OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK. "We are optimistic that the rest of 2015 will also bring positive results for our company," GMA's Felipe Gozon says. Photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

Video on demand services to surge dramatically

Jul 06, 2015 - 9:15 AM

By 2020 the total number of video on demand subscribers globally is expected to reach 250 million up over 1000 from 2010 says a media research firm

ABS-CBN nets P569M in Q1 2015

May 08, 2015 - 8:56 AM

The broadcasting firm attributes the 5 8 increase in net income to higher ad revenues and consumers sales

Bloomberg TV to launch Philippine channel

Mar 25, 2015 - 4:30 PM

UPDATED Bloomberg to bring its brand of business reporting on Philippine cable TV through a partnership with the Pangilinan led TV5 and Cignal Digital TV

Dine for a cause: Colours brings ‘Iron Chef’ Geoffrey Zakarian to the PH

Feb 21, 2014 - 3:49 PM

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian will come to the PH for a charity dinner called Feast of Colours

IRON CHEF. Geoffrey Zakarian, multi-starred chef, is excited to share his cuisine with Filipinos. Photo courtesy of Colours

PH adopts Japan digital TV standard

Nov 05, 2013 - 10:08 PM

A technical working team is set to create the implementing rules and regulations in December

DIGITAL TV TRANSITION. A technical team is set to create the implementing rules and regulations for the country's shift to digital TV

Shift to digital TV to take 5 yrs

Sep 30, 2013 - 12:10 PM

It will take at least 5 years for the Philippines to complete the migration to digital terrestrial television TV using the cheaper Japanese standard over the European system

DIGITAL TV TRANSITION. The NTC expects it may take 5 years for a Philippine transition to digital TV