A few additions were added to the ABS-CBN’s franchise renewal filed in the Chamber.
This was confirmed by FICTAP Chairman Estrellita Tamano in an SMNI News interview.
According to Tamano, since the previous administration, they have been protesting what ABS-CBN has filed in the Chamber because of the irregularities in the license application process.
“Ito po yung dinagdag nila. Yung nakalagay dito, ‘where frequencies and or channels is still available for radio or television broadcasting including digital television,” said Tamano.
According to Tamano, the media giant is applying for multiple channels in its franchise renewal.
She said they would not oppose the renewal of the Kapamilya Network if they had just presented the original copy of their franchise.
“Kung ‘yun lang original na walang dagdag-bawas ay hindi naman namin i-o-oppose. As a matter of fact, gusto nga namin ma-approve sila dahil partner namin ang ABS-CBN dahil nga kini-carry namin ang channel nila, ngayon nalungkot nga kami,”admitted Tamano.