Natimbrehan na si Bongbong: MVP, Lopez to launch TV5-ABS-CBN collab day after franchise killer Duterte leaves office; but Cignal-SkyCable monopoly could be a deal breaker

Bilyonaryo Manny V. Pangilinan and the Lopez family are poised to launch their long-rumored media collaboration as soon as President Rodrigo Duterte steps down from office on June 30. But while the planned marriage of TV5 and ABS-CBN would create a potent threat to GMA Network’s dominance, it would also create an unlawful monopoly in […]

PLDT, Smart powering ABS-CBN’s election coverage

Manuel V. Pangilinan’s PLDT and the Lopez family’s ABS-CBN are teaming up to deliver real-time broadcast coverage of the May 9 national elections. In a statement, PLDT said the company and its wireless unit Smart Communications will provide the best quality of service for the transmission of real-time updates as well as mobile services for […]

End of rivalry: ABS-CBN agrees to air Star Cinema movies on GMA

Bilyonaryo Felipe Gozon now sees ABS-CBN of the Lopez family not as a bitter competitor but just a content provider of his GMA Network. This is the reason why the GMA chairman and CEO signed a deal on April 5 with ABS-CBN Film Productions (Star Cinema) to air the latter’s vast film library on the […]