This is a story about the media company. For more uses, refer to ABS-CBN (disambiguation).
“Kapamilya Network” redirects here. It should not be mistaken for its sister channel, Kapamilya Channel, a satellite and cable television channel owned by the conglomerate of media with the identical as name: ABS-CBN Corporation.
ABS-CBN (initialization of the names of its two predecessors, Alto Broadcasting System, and Chronicle Broadcasting Network) is a Philippine commercial broadcasting network (composed of terrestrial television cable or satellite, radio, and the latest media via streaming media, the internet as well as on the internet) as well as syndication a program producer, distributor (operating mostly as ABS-CBN Entertainment) that acts as the flagship of ABS-CBN Corporation which is a business that is part of the Lopez Group. It was previously an air-free television channel. The company’s headquarters is its ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center in Quezon City and has additional production and offices in 25 cities, including Baguio, Naga, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cebu, and Davao. ABS-CBN’s post-production, production and production facility is located in Horizon IT Park in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. Horizon IT Park in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan which was inaugurated in the year 2018. ABS-CBN was known by the name of Kapamilya Network this branding was initially introduced in 1999. It was officially launched in 2003 as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary. The brand was utilized until closing on May 5, 2020. In the course of its closure, ABS-CBN’s branding was changed to Kapamilya Forever in order to promote the renewal of its franchise on May 13 2020. 10. ABS-CBN is the biggest media company in the United States in terms of manpower, assets and international coverage.As as of the year 2020 the terrestrial broadcasting operation of the network are indefinitely suspended because of a absence of a license or franchise and broadcasting operations continued through online, cable and streaming platforms via satellite and other terrestrial TV that is free to air (through blocktime, which includes A2Z or TV5).
ABS-CBN is the first and longest-running broadcaster of television that is based in Southeast Asia and one of the longest-running commercial broadcasters of Asia. It also is the top television station within the Philippines with ad revenues at 21.2 billion pesos during the fiscal year ending in 2015. The first broadcast of ABS-CBN’s television network was on the 23rd of October 1953 it was known as the Alto Broadcasting System (ABS) on DZAQ-TV, only 3 months after the very first broadcast on Japanese television NHK General TV and Nippon Television. It was also the first TV network to be a part of Southeast Asia to broadcast in color. It was also the first television station within the Philippines to officially launch the digital terrestrial TV service and also the first broadcast television channel within the Philippines to launch formally in HD
The most popular TV station for ABS-CBN can be found as DWWX-TV (ABS-CBN TV-2 Manila). In this sense, the channel is also known by the name of Channel 2 or Dos (sometimes utilized in the Filipino dialect to mean the number 2) regardless of whether it is identified with other channels elsewhere in the country. The network is accessible throughout the Philippine archipelago with the help of it’s ABS-CBN Regional division which controls 80 TV stations. The network’s programming is also available outside of the Philippines through the worldwide subscription TV channel The Filipino Channel (TFC Tv) that is accessible to over 3 million households paying across the globe as well as terrestrially in Guam via KEQI-LD. In 2011, the channel is currently testing broadcasts to test digital terrestrial TV with the Japanese ISDB-T standard in selected regions in the Philippines. The network also has a partnership in partnership with KANTAR Media Inc. the ratings service provider for ABS-CBN and other media entities. On the 3rd of October in the 3rd of October, ABS-CBN began broadcasting in HD via its direct-to home cable provider and affiliate satellite TV providers.
ABS-CBN received a cease-and deter or order from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and Solicitor General Jose Calida on May 5 2020, following the NTC declined to renew the franchise license for the network prior to February. The license expires in May 4th, 2020 and the following day, ABS-CBN officially signed off at night. [21The Kapamilya Channel was then set to replace its primary terrestrial channel, which can only be watched via satellite, cable or online. A channel that is online Kapamilya Online Live was also created to livestream certain of its programming to video sharing platforms online like Facebook as well as YouTube.
The 10th of October, 2020 A2Z Channel 11 was launched as the temporary terrestrial channel of the network via a blocktime contract that was signed between ABS-CBN Corporation and ZOE Broadcasting Network. Certain programs from the ABS-CBN Entertainment programs are being broadcast on TV5 from January 24th 2021.
While their presence on the internet was expanded following the shut-down of the main terrestrial network however, ABS-CBN Entertainment social media channels are managed by ABS-CBN Digital Media and has an estimated 100 million users and subscribers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube (though partnership on ABS-CBN YouTube’s Made for YOUtube as well as YouTube Super Stream Philippines), Kumu (through partnership on Pinoy Big Brother live streaming and other shows on the internet) as well as TikTok.These include social media accounts of the divisions it operates (including ABS-CBN News, ABS-CBN Star Cinema, ABS-CBN Sports and ABS-CBN Star Music) and shows (including The Voice Philippines, I Can See Your Voice Philippines as well as The Voice Philippines, Pilipinas Got Talent Idol Philippines, Pinoy Big Brother, Your Face Sounds familiar Philippines, Pinoy Boyband Superstar, Your Moment and World of Dance Philippines) which together with the primary channel of ABS-CBN across all social media platforms has greater than 70 million followers , there are more than 21 million likes as well as 31 million fans of Facebook, 1.6 million followers on Twitter and over 2.6 million users on Instagram. In June 2021 the ABS-CBN Entertainment YouTube channel is the most watched and subscribed platform within Southeast Asia over 36.7 million subscribers and 44.1 billion viewers on YouTube the most watched, and also the most followed YouTube channel within Southeast Asia surpassing Thailand’s WorkpointTV)
ABS-CBN Entertainment mainly focus on acting as a content provider which includes the production of films, television shows and other entertainment content as well as distribution. From then on, the business concentrates on its own divisions and subsidiaries to create and distribute content and creating partnerships in partnership with producers independent as well as distribution companies to market their content.
In June of 2020 ABS-CBN made it known the news on TV Patrol that the cable-and-satellite Kapamilya Channel launched on June 13 as the interim replacement for ABS-CBN terrestrial channel, and which means that it will resume the production of ABS-CBN’s dramas and live entertainment programs and airing its educational, entertainment and current affairs programming together with movies. A high-definition channel was introduced with Sky Cable and Destiny Cable Channel 167 to replace the defunct ABS-CBN HD. 
Kapamilya Online Live
In July of 2020 ABS-CBN has announced that it will launch Kapamilya Online Live, an online entertainment channel that will stream through two online video-sharing platforms without a subscription fee. It started streaming from August 1st, 2020 and is accessible via the YouTube channel of ABS-CBN Entertainment as well as its Facebook page as the channel moves its efforts towards digital platforms. Live streams are available in HD 1080p format. The company also offers the service of video on demand that allows viewers to watch its shows for seven days following their initial streaming date. ABS-CBN Entertainment currently has more than 60 million users on Facebook along with YouTube.