digital terrestrial television - updates

Rappler's latest stories on digital terrestrial television


Hardware boom comes with PH shift to digital TV

Feb 14, 2017 - 6:43 PM

In 2023 all local broadcasters will turn off their analog airwaves This shift is driving sales growth in the brown goods industry

BIG SCREENS. Samsung QLED TV on display during a press event for CES 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on January 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Alex Wong/Agence France-Presse

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.

ABS-CBN income rises by 76% on higher ads

Aug 11, 2016 - 2:00 PM

The listed media and entertainment firm s net income shoots up by 76 to P2 1 billion during the first 6 months of the year

THANKS, ELECTIONS. ABS-CBN sees an increase in airtime placements from regular advertisers and from candidates running for office in the May elections.

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

Digital TV service boosts ABS-CBN's income

Aug 12, 2015 - 7:39 PM

Its first half net income is 20 4 higher than the same period last year

OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK. ABS-CBN says its first-half financial performance is well within its expectations.

Downsizing workforce inevitable as PH TV surfs the digital wave

Jul 05, 2015 - 4:23 PM

Part 2: TV networks are forced to downsize its workforce as it spends more toward digitalization of its operations

DOUBLE-EDGED DIGITIZATION. Most TV networks in the Philippines are forced to downsize their workforce and spend more to stay afloat in today's digital wave

PH telcos, TV networks ride double-edged digital wave

Jul 04, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Part 1: The digital shift is forcing local telcos and TV companies to spend more lay off people and redefine their business model

DIGITAL WAVE. There is no time to lose for the telco and media industries, as technology change accelerates significantly and new digital platforms and devices are emerging, IDC says. Image by Shutterstock

NTC issues digital TV guidelines for future shift

Dec 18, 2014 - 12:04 AM

VHF TV operators that fail to simulcast DTTB and analog TV services within a year would lose their frequency to other qualified Ultra High Frequency UHF TV operators

ABS-CBN expects gov't nod on digital TV arm soon

Apr 24, 2013 - 8:42 PM

ABS CBN expect government approval for Digital Terrestrial Television to come through in the next few months

MEDIA EXECUTIVES. ABS-CBN officials pose for a picture after the annual stockholders meeting on April 23, 2013. Photo by Aya Lowe