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Type Broadcast commercial television network
Branding The Kapamilya Network (Kapamilya is a Tagalog term for "a member of the family")
Country Philippines
First air date July 1953
Availability National
Founded by James Lindenberg
Slogan In the Service of the Filipino.[1]
Market share 42% (June & July 2012, Total Philippines: Urban+Rural Households)[2][3]
Owner ABS-CBN Corporation
Key people

Jose Agustin C. Benitez Jr., (Head of Channel 2 sales)

Ma. Socorro V. Vidanes, (Head of Channel 2 Mega Manila Management)
Launch date 23 October 1953
Former names BBC-2
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Callsigns ABS-CBN
Callsign meaning Alto
Official website www.abs-cbn.com

ABS-CBN is a television network in the Philippines owned and operated by the 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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