Cable TV association to join KBP once franchise is granted

Estrellita “Neng” Tamano

Fictap Nationwide Chair Estrellita “Neng” Tamano all over the Senate committee on public services and products listening to. Screengrab from Senate of the Philippines Youtube

MANILA, Philippines — The Federation of World Cable Tv and Telecommunications Affiliation of the Philippines (Fictap) on Thursday dedicated to sign up for the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) as soon as their franchise is granted.

“If truth be told, prior to we began organizing the Fictap Cable TV Affiliation, we already implemented with the KBP.  However then, KBP knowledgeable us that they can not settle for cable TV programs as a result of we would not have a franchise, just a provisional authority from NTC (Nationwide Telecommunications Fee),” Fictap Nationwide Chair Estrellita Tamano stated all over the listening to of the Senate committee on public services and products.

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“That’s the reason we’ve now not certified to sign up for them… Relaxation confident that once ma-approve po ‘yung aming franchise eh right away mag-me-member kami ng KBP,” she added, noting that Fictap’s Broadcasting Community Inc.’s president and leader govt officer Cecille Dy is an excessively lively member and officer of the KBP.

(Relaxation confident that once our franchise is licensed, we will be able to right away observe as a KBP member.)

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Tamano issued the remark after KBP President Herman Basbaño was hoping that Fictap would sign up for the broadcasters’ staff.

“As for Fictap, Madam chair, they’re now not but a member of the KBP. However, nevertheless, we’re supporting their programs as neatly. However, we’re simply hoping that proper after their software is licensed, they’ll observe for club within the affiliation, Madam chair,” Basbaño discussed.

A few of the expenses that had been integrated within the listening to is Space Invoice No. 8976 or granting Fictap Radio Broadcasting Community Inc. a franchise to build, set up, determine, function, and take care of radio and tv broadcasting, and cable tv stations all through the Philippines.

Senator Grace Poe, public services and products committee chair, made up our minds to droop deliberations of Fictap’s franchise to additional take on its telecommunications software.

“For the reason that Fictap additionally has a pending software for telco franchise, we will be able to droop your attention first para masama na pati ‘yung telco,” Poe stated.

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Picture: Fictap Nationwide Chair Estrellita “Neng” Tamano all over the Senate committee on public services and products listening to. Screengrab from Senate of the Philippines Youtube

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