JUST IN: ABS-CBN Franchise Bid Given Verdict By House Franchise Committee

House Franchise Committee Decides on ABS-CBN Franchise Bid Amid Issues Surrounding the Network

ABS-CBN FRANCHISE RENEWAL – The House Franchise Committee has decided on the fate of the franchise of the ABS-CBN network.

A lot of issues are surrounding the ABS-CBN network. For two (2) months now, the broadcasting operation of the network is on off-air following the order released by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

The NTC issued a Cease and Desist Order over the expired franchise of the network. Immediately, the ABS-CBN News went off air – which gained different reactions from the people.

Many are concerned about the employees of the Kapamilya network amid the COVID-19 crisis. On another side, a lot of people also believe that the law must be upheld as the network’s franchise has expired.

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ABS-CBN Franchise
Image from: ABS-CBN News

Many celebrities have spoken on the status of the ABS-CBN network. A lot of them asked the government and prayed that the network will be given another chance. Those working in the ABS-CBN News have also spoken.

Recently, the House Franchise Committee has given its verdict on the ABS-CBN franchise bid. Based on a post of ABS-CBN News, it has denied giving new franchise to the Kapamilya network. The following are the votings:

  • Yes (meaning to deny) – 70
  • No – 11
  • Inhibit – 2
  • Abstain – 1

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