Bloomberg TV Philippines
|Bloomberg TV Philippines|
|Launched||3Q 2015 (Planned)|
Bloomberg L.P. |
TV5 Network, Inc.
Metro Manila UHF Channel 41 |
|Cignal Digital TV||TBA|
Bloomberg TV Philippines is an upcoming business news channel in the Philippines planned to be launched as early as June 2015 as part of Cignal's new channel line-up. United States-based Bloomberg Television made a partnership with TV5 Network and Cignal Digital TV, both under MediaQuest Holdings, (PLDT's media arm) on March 25, 2015 to launch a local franchise of the international news channel.
Bloomberg TV Philippines, will be the first business news channel to air on a 24/7 basis in the country. Bloomberg was the second global network to set a localized channel in the country. Turner Broadcasting System has already established a brand-licensing agreement with Nine Media Corporation, launching CNN Philippines on March 16, 2015 on Radio Philippines Network (RPN 9).
The Philippine channel of Bloomberg will be broadcast in English and will tap the talent and production resource of TV5 Network's News5. Along with it, Bloomberg Philippines will distribute its content on TV5's free TV news channel AksyonTV.
- Amojela, Darwin (25 March 2015). "PLDT, Bloomberg team up to launch television channel". Manila Standard Today. Retrieved 25 March 2015.
- "Bloomberg TV to launch Philippine channel". Rappler. 25 March 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2015.