in:
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter More...

NTC has new shutdown order in line with ABS-CBN franchise issue

ABS-CBN Franchise – Here is the statement from the Kapamilya network on the new cease and desist order from the National Telecommunications Commission against TV Plus and SKY Direct.

On June 30, the NTC issued the said order against the digital television service and the cable operator affiliated to the Kapamilya network. During the House hearing on June 29, Rep. Boying Remulla of the 7th District of Cavite pointed out that ABS-CBN’s broadcast on the aforementioned platforms was “illegal and usufructuary”.

abs-cbn franchise tv plus sky direct
📷: Politiko

NTC promised to stop their operation during the said hearing and it indeed fulfilled what it stated. On Tuesday, the order came to ABS-CBN Corporation.

In a statement, the TV giant reiterated that the May 5 cease and desist order from the NTC did not include the Channel 43 wherein the digital TV transmission is operating.

“ABS-CBN has a pending petition with the Supreme Court questioning the NTC’s CDO and hopes that such petition will be resolved soon in its favor so that it can resume broadcasting on both analog and digital platforms in the service of the Filipino,” the network said.

READ ALSO: Jobert Sucaldito Statement During ABS-CBN Franchise House Hearing

Kapamilya Stars
Photo lifted from Filipino Times

Meanwhile, the media company is saddened by the fact that 1.5 million subscribers nationwide of SKYDirect will be deprived of access to the channels it carries as some remote areas do not have television signals.

ABS-CBN is also hoping that with the spirit of fairness, the NTC would consider their plea as what privilege it has given to other companies whose franchises have expired in the past.

The network also promised to address the concerns of their subscribers in line with the recent cease and desist order from NTC. “We appeal to our SKYdirect subscribers and partners for understanding and patience as we undergo this process,” the media company said.

What can you say about this?

READ ALSO: Ryza Cenon Is Pregnant, Actress Reveals Boyfriend’s Identity

Please like and follow/subscribe:
Philnews.ph FB Page
Viral Facts
Philnews YouTube Channel

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter More...

comment(s) for this post "ABS-CBN Franchise: Statement on NTC Order vs TV Plus, SKY Direct". Tell us what you think abut this post by leaving your comments below.

{ 0 comments… add one }

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.