The transmission network of ABS-CBN company will be use to show educational programs.
ABS-CBN COMPANY – The media company ABS-CBN offers government to freely use their transmission network to show educational programs.
Having the widest transmission network in the country with 35 regional television stations, 16 FM stations, and 3 AM stations, ABS-CBN offered the government to use it for free in order to show educational shows for students. Continuing their service to the the Filipino people, the media company is offering this to serve the students to continue learning amid this pandemic.
This offer has come after President Rodrigo Duterte attacked them in his recent State of the Nation Address (SONA). He even added that this will be used to “provide uninterrupted quality education” to Filipino students. The good deed from the network came after the House committee rejected their franchise renewal application.
In their commitment to serve the public despite being shut down, the network have stated in their official statement:
“In response to the educational thrust of the government in this time of the pandemic, we are offering the use of our transmission network to broadcast educational programs all over the country. We hope to help the government continuously educate students nationwide despite the limitations brought about by the pandemic.”
They have also offered the government to use their own produced educational programs in the last two decades in hopes that they could help the students of the country. Aside from having the biggest transmission network, ABS-CBN also digital and cable businesses where they would focus from now on after failing to get a franchise renewal.
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