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DZEC-TV (Net 25)
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Net 25 logo and slogan

City of license

Quezon City

Branding

Net 25

Slogan

Dito na 'ko! (I'm here!)

Owner

Eagle Broadcasting Corporation

Founded

July 27, 1999

Callsign meaning

DZ
Eagle Broadcasting
Corporation

Former affiliations

ACWS-United Broadcasting Network (1999-2000)
Planet 25 (2000-2001)

Transmitter power

50 kW TPO/3948 kW ERP (Max ERP: 4.5 MW)

Website

http://www.net-25.com

DZEC-TV channel 25 is the flagship station of Philippine television network Net 25 is a UHF television station owned by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation. It's studios, transmitters and broadcast facilities are located at #25 Central Ave., New Era, Quezon City.

It is on Channel 25 on terrestrial TV and is carried by major cable operators in the country led by SkyCable, Cablelink, Global Destiny Cable and Cignal Digital TV. NET 25 reaches TV audiences on the Eastern and Pacific coasts, United States, Alaska and Hawaii and the whole of Asia including Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau (in Portuguese), Taiwan, China as well asAustralia, New Zealand, the UK, Turkey, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Monaco, Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the entire continent of Europe.

HistoryEdit

The station was previously owned by ACWS-United Broadcasting Network (now owned by Manila Broadcasting Company that airs DZRH). Under the name UltraVision 25, the station started its broadcast operations on July 27, 1999. The first slogan was "The New Era of Television". On April 23, 2000 it was bought by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation and was officially launched in a multimedia exhibit dubbed "Destination: PLANET 25".

In late April 2001, NET 25 was the only station airing live and detailed China,Thailand,Korea,USA coverage of the Pro-Estrada Rally (also known as EDSA III). That rally ended in a failed siege of the Malacañang Presidential Palace on May 1, 2001.

Capable of 120 kilowatts of transmitter power (for a total of 7,896 kilowatts ERP), NET 25 boasts of the Philippines' first trilon TV tower that rises to 907 feet above sea level. A state-of-the-art JAMPRO 48-panel antenna and two 60 kW ACRODYNE transmitters complete the tower package. NET 25 also has studios and editing suites for in-house and post-productions.

Digital televisionEdit

Net 25 with the help of GEMNET, had the first digital and full HD coverage of the 2010 Philippine elections via the ISDB-T system through their sister station's frequency, Channel 49. It also offered real-time election results from via datacasting. However, the coverage is only available in some areas in the Philippines.[1] Test digital broadcasts are still being done by the station by simulcasting their evening news program, Mata ng Agila through Channel 49.

SlogansEdit

Branding Slogan Years Active
UltraVision 25 UltraVision 25: The New Era Of Television July 27, 1999–April 29, 2000
Planet 25/Net 25 Feed Your Mind April 30, 2000–November 17, 2011
Net 25 Dito na 'ko! (I'm here!) November 18, 2011-present

ProgrammingEdit

With its initial partnership with TechTV, NET 25 has become a television station devoted to information technology. It carries programs like Fresh Gear, Extended Play, NET Café, Next Step, Computer Chronicle and Audio File. Its station-produced program Convergence is the consistent No. 1 IT show in the Philippines.

NET 25 also shows religious programs of the Iglesia Ni Cristo, such as Ang Tamang Daan and Ang Mga Nagsialis sa Samahang Ang Dating Daan which rebukes and debates claims made towards the Iglesia ni Cristo by UNTV-37 TV programs Ang Dating Daan and Itanong Mo Kay Soriano hosted by Eliseo Soriano of the religious group Ang Dating Daan.

NET 25 also features shows from DW-TV Germany.

On November 2011, together with the change of slogan to "Dito na 'ko!" (I'm here!), NET 25 created two new departments, Integrated News and Public Service (headed by Arlyn dela Cruz) and Entertainment TV (headed by Elson Montalbo).

MilestonesEdit

Anak TV SealEdit

The Southeast Foundation for Children's Television awarded NET 25's Ocean Girl a special citation called the ANAK TV Seal. It is an award of good housekeeping that is bestowed on TV programs deemed by the public as worthy of support by Filipino families and of patronage by education, business and religious sectors.

Competing with the three largest TV networks, namely, ABS-CBN, TV5 and GMA with eight awards each, NET 25 was awarded with seven awards of the ANAK TV Seal in 2002. The winning TV shows are Zoboomafoo, Pilot Guides, Convergence, Template:Disambiguation needed, Ocean Girl, The New Yankee Workshop and House Calls.

Net-25 talentsEdit

LocalEdit

  • Nikki Veron Cruz
  • Faye de Castro
  • Eunice Marino
  • Weng dela Fuente
  • Onin Miranda
  • Ely Saludar
  • Alma Angeles
  • Ka Totoy Talastas
  • Arlyn dela Cruz-Collantes
  • Elaine Fuentes
  • Gel Miranda
  • Janice de Belen
  • Gladys Reyes
  • Christopher Roxas
  • CHInoyTV, and Tribe hosts

ForeignEdit

From INC TVEdit

  • Rachelle Acuna
  • Diane Triguero
  • Kathleen Guerrero
  • Matt Pareja
  • Precious Catindig
  • Edwil Zabala
  • Kim Samson
  • Olivia Naguit
  • Rene "Mr. Perferct" Panoncilo

Net-25 programsEdit

Main article: List of programs broadcast by Net 25

Net 25 StationsEdit

Net 25 on Free TV NationwideEdit

Branding Callsign Ch. # Power (kW) Station Type Coverage (Transmitter site)
Net 25 Manila & Batangas DZEC-TV TV-25 60 kW (3948 kW ERP) Originating Metro Manila
Batangas
Net 25 Baguio DWDM-TV TV-46 1 kW Relay Baguio
Net 25 Cebu DYFX-TV TV-49 10 kW Relay Cebu
Net 25 Davao DXED-TV TV-39 10 kW Relay Davao

Net 25 on Cable TVEdit

Cable/Satellite Provider Ch. # Coverage
Alice Home TV 009 Italy
Cablelink 76 Metro Manila
Cignal Digital TV 25 Nationwide
SkyLife 128 South Korea
Dream Satellite TV 39 Nationwide
FetchTV 189 Australia
Global Destiny Cable 19 Metro Manila
G Sat 38 Cavite
GV Broadcasting Systems, Inc. 9 Angeles City, Pampanga
Indovision 39 Indonesia
SkyCable 18 Metro Manila
Tata Sky 898 India
Telmarc Cable 24 Rizal, Laguna and Tarlac
USATV 84 Pangasinan

-With 605 cable operators nationwide via the Intelsat 8 satellite.

See alsoEdit

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