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Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5) Articles (from philippinetelevision.wikia.com)

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Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5)
Associated Broadcasting Company
) is a major commercial television network  in the Philippines solely owned by MediaQuest Holdings, Inc.,a wholly owned subsidiary of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company headed by business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan. Its main station is DWET-TV in Metro Manila. TV5 also operates radio stations, DZAB-AM,  106.7 Energy FM and Radyo 5 92.3 News FM in Metro Manila. Its parent company, the Associated Broadcasting Company, also owns and operates other mediaproperties, Today the company has expanded to be the largest media empire in the Philippineswith reaches still unmatched up to this day. TV5 owns two-thirds of the country's largest cablecompany Cignal Digital TV,the news and general-entertainment channel AksyonTV as well as the cable channels AKTV, 5 Max Movie Channel, TeleSingko, AniMega, Kids5, Energy TV and international networks like Kapatid TV5 (KTV5) and AksyonTV International.TV5 also owns and operates a film studio, Cinema5,a music recording studio, TV5 Records,a publishing firm, TV5 Magazines,radio networks like DWFM (Radyo5 92.3 News FM) and DWET (106.7 Energy FM) and the direct-to-home cable service like TV5 pay per view.Associated Broadcasting Company (TV5)
 June 19, 1960 by Chino Roces 
 Para Sa 'Yo Kapatid
(ABC Development Corporation)
 Key people
 Manny V. Pangilinan, Chairman  Atty. Ray C. Espinosa, President and CEO  Roberto V. Barreiro, EVP and COO 
 Launch date
 June 19, 1960
 Former names
 Associated Broadcasting Corporation (1960
1972)Associated Broadcasting Company (1992-present)
Official website
Joaquin "Chino" Roces,owner of the Manila Times was granted of a radio-TV franchise from Congress under Republic Act 2945 on June 19, 1960. He then founded the
AssociatedBroadcasting Corporation
with its first studios along Roxas Boulevard, becoming the fourth
television network established in the country. ABC operated radio and television services from1960 until September 21, 1972 when President Ferdinand E. Marcos declared Martial Law.Both ABC and the Manila Times were forcibly shut down as a result. After the People Power Revolution in 1986, Chino Roces made a successful representation with President Corazon Cojuangco-Aquino for the restoration of the network. New stockholders led by broadcast veteran Edward Tan and Chino Roces's son Edgardo thenbegan the arduous task of resuming broadcasts. The Securities and Exchange Commission
granted their application for an increase in capitalization and amendments to ABC’s articles of 
incorporation and by-laws. They were subsequently granted a permit to operate by the NationalTelecommunications Commission (NTC).
Return of the OperationsEdit  
logo use February 21, 1992 to October 19, 1992.Added by Russel Liwag  {C {C logo from 1993 To 1994.Added by Russel Liwag  {C {C
ABC inaugurated its new studio complex and transmitter tower in San Bartolome, Novaliches,  Quezon City in 1990, and began test broadcasts by the end of 1991; officially returning to the airas the Associated Broadcasting Company on February 21, 1992.ABC acquired a new franchise to operate on December 9, 1994, under Republic Act 7831 signed by President Fidel V. Ramos.In the same year, it went on nationwide satellite broadcasting. In a surge of phenomenal growth, ABC earned its reputation as "The Fastest Growing Network"

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