Tuesday, October 14, 2014

9TV to Bring “More Quality News” Rebrands to CNN Philippines

MANILA, Philippines – The known radio network in the Philippines RPN9 is set to bring more quality news and aims to compete with the country’s local brand of news organizations like ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), GMA News, and TV5.
MANILA, Philippines – The known radio network in the Philippines RPN9 is set to bring more quality news and aims to compete with the country’s local brand of news organizations like ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), GMA News, and TV5.

RPN9 or 9TV undergoes rebranding to CNN Philippines


The rebranding was possible after the owners, led by Ambassador Antonio Cabangon-Chua, sets a partnership with the CNN of Time Warner Inc.

Confirmed by The Solar TV Network Inc. and Business Mirror President Benjamin Ramos that the 9TV (RPN9) will be rebranded to CNN Philippines.

"We confirm report that 9TV will be rebranded as CNN Philippines"

CNN Philippines will carry most of CNN’s international news coverage. Both networks will share their reporting to several bureaus for the ‘big stories’ the CNN Philippines is available free to all cable or non-cable Filipino viewers.

The said partnership for the rebranding is expected to formalize its aggregation within the week.

RPN9’s franchise was estimated to cost P800 million while IBC 13’s physical assets and franchise were valued at P1.2 billion.

In 2013 Malacañang has revealed to privatize RPN9 and other state-run network IBC13.

RPN9’s estimated total cost of franchise is P800 million while the IBC 13’s physical assets and franchise were valued 1.2 billion pesos.

Source: ABS-CBN News

1 comment:

  1. RPN 9 rebranded as CNN Philipppines the new network will begin on 3-16-2015 as the news/information & public affairs channel was part of Time Warner Media/Turner Media Group under its owner Ted Turner American businessman owner of TBS TNT Tru TV Cartoon Network & CNN network franchise throughout the world. Thanks for the information. From:Wayne

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