By PHILSTAR — 06.05.2020
MANILA, Philippines — Regulators ordered ABS-CBN Corp. to stop airing on Tuesday, a day after its legislative franchise expired, putting at risk over 11,000 jobs in the country’s biggest network as millions of Filipinos get displaced by the coronavirus outbreak.
In a statement, the National Telecommunications Commission ordered the broadcast giant to “cease and desist” operations after Republic Act No. 7966, which granted the network a 25-year license to operate, expired last May 4, 2020.
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