ABS-CBN

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ABS-CBN
TypeBroadcast commercial television network
BrandingThe Kapamilya Network (Kapamilya is a Tagalog term for "a member of the family")
CountryPhilippines
First air dateJuly 1953
AvailabilityNational
Foundedby James Lindenberg
SloganIn the Service of the Filipino.[1]
Market share42% (June & July 2012, Total Philippines: Urban+Rural Households)[2][3]
OwnerABS-CBN Corporation
Key peopleJose Agustin C. Benitez Jr., (Head of Channel 2 sales)
Ma. Socorro V. Vidanes, (Head of Channel 2 Mega Manila Management)
Launch date23 October 1953
Former namesBBC-2
Picture format480i (SDTV)
CallsignsABS-CBN
Callsign meaningAlto
Broadcasting
System
Chronicle
Broadcasting
Network
Official websitewww.abs-cbn.com

ABS-CBN is a television network in the Philippines owned and operated by ABS-CBN Corporation. It is the country's largest and leading television network with an advertising revenues amounted to PHP17.5 billion for 2011.[4] It was launched on 23 October 1953 and is among the first commercial television networks in Asia. Its headquarters is in Quezon City.

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  1. Putong, George (16 July 2009). "In The Service of The Filipino: Vision, Mission, and Values of ABS-CBN". Retrieved 27 July 2012.
  2. ABS-CBN Corp. Comm. "ABS-CBN dominates TV ratings in urban and rural households this June". ABS-CBN. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  3. "ABS-CBN rules daytime and primetime TV ratings nationwide in July". ABS-CBN Corporate Communications. Retrieved August 14, 2012.
  4. "ABS-CBN nets P2.4 billion for 2011". Press release. 13 April 2012. http://www.pse.com.ph/resource/disclosures/2012/pdf/dc2012-2736_ABS.pdf. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 

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