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ABS-CBN
Type Broadcast commercial television network
Branding The Kapamilya Network (Kapamilya is a Tagalog term for "a member of the family")
Country Philippines
First air date July 1953
Availability National
Founded by James Lindenberg
Slogan In the Service of the Filipino.
Market share 42% (June & July 2012, Total Philippines: Urban+Rural Households)
Owner ABS-CBN Corporation
Key people

Jose Agustin C. Benitez Jr., (Head of Channel 2 sales)

Ma. Socorro V. Vidanes, (Head of Channel 2 Mega Manila Management)
Launch date 23 October 1953
Former names BBC-2
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Callsigns ABS-CBN
Callsign meaning Alto
Broadcasting
System
Chronicle
Broadcasting
Network
Official website www.abs-cbn.com

ABS-CBN is a television network in the Philippines owned and operated by the ABS-CBN Corporation. It is the country's largest and leading television network with an advertising revenues amounted to PHP17.5 billion for 2011. It was launched on 23 October 1953 and is among the first commercial television networks in Asia. Its headquarters is in Quezon City.

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