DZEC-TV


DZEC-TV
DZEC-TV (Net 25)
Net 25 logo and slogan
Metro Manila
City of license Quezon City
Branding Net 25
Slogan Dito na 'ko! (I'm here!)
Channels Analog: 25 (UHF)
Digital: 49 (UHF, ISDB-T test broadcast)
Affiliations Net 25
Owner Eagle Broadcasting Corporation
Founded July 27, 1999
Call letters' 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 and transmitters 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 as Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Turkey, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Monaco, Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the entire continent of Europe.

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History

Old logo (2008-2011)

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 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 television

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.

Slogans

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

Programming

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.

NET 25 uses a new logo in 2008, according to its official website.

Milestones

Anak TV Seal

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, Our House [disambiguation needed ], Ocean Girl, The New Yankee Workshop and House Calls.

Net-25 talents

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

Net-25 shows

Net 25 Stations

Net 25 on Free TV Nationwide

Branding Callsign Ch. # Power (kW) Coverage
Net 25 Manila & Batangas DZEC-TV TV-25 50 kW (3948 kW ERP) Metro Manila
Batangas
Net 25 Baguio DWDM-TV TV-46 1 kW Baguio
Net 25 Iloilo DYLL-TV TV-44 25 kW Iloilo
Net 25 Cebu DYFX-TV TV-49 10 kW Cebu
Net 25 Davao DXED-TV TV-39 10 kW Davao
Net 25 Cagayan de Oro DXGS-TV TV-39 19 kW Cagayan de Oro

Net 25 on Cable TV

Cable/Satellite Provider Ch. # Coverage
Cablelink 76 Metro Manila
Cignal Digital TV 25 Nationwide
Dish TV 913 India
Dream Satellite TV 39 Nationwide
FetchTV 189 Australia
Global Destiny Cable 19 Metro Manila
G Sat 39 Cavite
GV Broadcasting Systems, Inc. 9 Angeles City, Pampanga
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 also

References

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External links


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