'DZEC broadcasting as Radyo Agila DZEC (1062 kHz AM) is a news/talk radio station in Mega Manila market. It is owned by the Eagle Broadcasting Corporation in the Philippines. The station's studio is located at EBC Bldg., 25 Central Ave., Diliman, Quezon City and its transmitter is located at Barangay Paliwas, Obando, Bulacan. DZEC operates daily (including Summer Break from Thursday to Saturday) from 4am to 12mn.
DZEC was established on April 26, 1968 in Manila. Eagle Broadcasting Corporation. The station was then broadcasting on the frequency of 1050 kilocycles. features news, public affairs, public service, entertainment, educational and music programs on an AM format.
In September 1972, EBC shot at and killed three Marine soldiers who were part of a contingent sent by Marcos to shut down the church's DZEC radio tower. Sometime in 1977, DZEC moved to the present to frequency of 1062 kHz in response to the adoption of the 9 kHz spacing on AM radio stations in the Philippines.
Since then, DZEC began expanding into other parts of Luzon, with DZEL in Lucena City (1973) and DWIN in Dagupan, Northern Luzon (1976). In 1988, it further expanded and acquired local radio stations in Visayas and Mindanao, with DYFX in Cebu and DXED in Davao, covering the 4 said key cities in the Philippines.
In late April 2001 DZEC was the only station airing live coverage of the Pro-Estrada Rally (also known as EDSA III). That rally ended in a failed siege of the failed siege of the Malacañang Presidential Palace on May 1, 2001. When Net 25became known for blow-by-blow accounts of Philippine Events, Net 25 was the home relaunched as "Radyo Agila DZEC 1062" programs such as "Agila Reports", "Liwanagin Natin", and "Con Todos Recados", one of the first to try the "TeleRadyo" concept.
Radyo Agila holds the distinction for being the first KBP Golden Dove Awards People's Choice for AM Station winning by a landslide margin over its nearest competitor. DZEC remains as the overwhelming choice of radio listeners reigning as the most listened to AM Station for two consecutive years (2009 / 2010).
It was in 2011 when DZEC halted its transmissions after the wake of Typhoon "Pedring" (Nesat). But after a year and a half of silence, DZEC went back on air returned as a test broadcast using the Radyo Agila feed that only airs until 10pm. It formally resumed full operations on April 26, 2013 during the 45th anniversary of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation.
On January 4, 2014. Livestreaming features of Net 25 (and its radio station DZEC) returned last January 2, 2014 after a 5 year hiatus.