Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation

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Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
State agency
IndustryState media
FoundedOctober 1959; 60 years ago (1959-10)
HeadquartersIBC TV Compound, Lot 3-B, Capitol Hills Drive cor. Zuzuarregui Street, Barangay Matandang Balara, Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Key people
Jose Avellana (Chairman)
Corazon Reboroso (Officer-in-Charge)
Jaime Alanis, Diosdado Marasigan, Ernesto Maipid, Jr., Jose Raphael Hernandez, Arturo Alejandrino, Alexander Bangsoy (Board of Directors)
Dave Fulgoso (Finance Manager)
OwnerGovernment of the Philippines (Presidential Communications Operations Office) (100%)
IBC 13
TypeBroadcast commercial radio and television network
BrandingThe Kaibigan Network (Kaibigan is a Filipino term for "friend".)[1]
Country
AvailabilityNational
FoundedOctober 1959; 60 years ago (1959-10) (test broadcast)
March 1, 1960; 60 years ago (1960-03-01) (actual launch)
by Dick Baldwin and Andres Soriano
SloganIconic. Bold. Chill.
Kaibigan Mo
0.15% (Nielsen Urban National TAM January–June 2016)[2]
OwnerGovernment of the Philippines
(Presidential Communications Office) (100%)
ParentIntercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Key people
Jose Avellana (Chairman)
Corazon Reboroso (Officer-in-Charge)
Jaime Alanis, Diosdado Marasigan, Ernesto Maipid, Jr., Jose Raphael Hernandez, Arturo Alejandrino, Alexander Bangsoy (Board of Directors)
Dave Fulgoso (Finance Manager)
Launch date
March 1, 1960; 60 years ago (1960-03-01) (as Inter-Island Broadcasting Corporation)
February 1, 1975; 45 years ago (1975-02-01) (as Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation)
Former names
Inter-Island Broadcasting Corporation (1960-1975)
E13 (1987-1989)
Islands TV-13 (1990-1992)
Picture format
480i (4:3 SDTV)
Official website
IBC Official Facebook Page
LanguageFilipino (main)
English (secondary)

Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation is a television network in the Philippines owned by the government. The studios of the station is located at Broadcast City Capitol Hills Diliman, Quezon City.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kaibigan channel lalaban sa Kapuso, Kapamilya". Abante. February 22, 2019. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  2. "Media Ownership Monitor Philippines - IBC-13". Reporters Without Borders. Retrieved 26 April 2017.