- March 10, 2020
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Daily News
- National Telecommunications (NTC) Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba at a hearing on 10 Mar 20 said that the commission intended to issue provisional authority to broadcast giant ABS-CBN despite concerns that this would only further exacerbate the network’s plethora of legal troubles.
- This came as the House Legislative Franchise Committee, chaired by Rep. Franz Alvarez (Palawan), tackled ABS-CBN franchise renewal at 10 Mar 20 afternoon’s hearing.
- Provisional authority allows the broadcast giant to continue operating while their franchise renewal is still pending in Congress.
- ABS-CBN Corporation’s current legislative franchise, which was approved by virtue of Republic Act 7966, expires on 4 May 20.