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.
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.
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. Test digital broadcasts are still being done by the station by simulcasting their evening news program, Mata ng Agila through Channel 49.
|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|
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).
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.
- 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
From INC TVEdit
- Rachelle Acuna
- Diane Triguero
- Kathleen Guerrero
- Matt Pareja
- Precious Catindig
- Edwil Zabala
- Kim Samson
- Olivia Naguit
- Rene "Mr. Perferct" Panoncilo
- 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|
|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|
|Cignal Digital TV||25||Nationwide|
|Dream Satellite TV||39||Nationwide|
|Global Destiny Cable||19||Metro Manila|
|GV Broadcasting Systems, Inc.||9||Angeles City, Pampanga|
|Telmarc Cable||24||Rizal, Laguna and Tarlac|
-With 605 cable operators nationwide via the Intelsat 8 satellite.