DZEC-TV channel 25 is the flagship station of Philippine television network Net 25 is a UHF television station owned by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation. It's studios, transmitters and broadcast facilities are located at #25 Central Ave., New Era, Quezon City, Metro Manila.
It is on Channel 25 on terrestrial TV in Metro Manila, and with simulcast provincial stations broadcasting all of its programs via satellite over UHF Channel 46 in Baguio, UHF Channel 49 in Cebu, and UHF Channel 39 in Davao. This station is also carried by major cable operators in the country led by SkyCable, Cablelink, Global Destiny Cable and Cignal Digital TV. NET 25 reaches TV audiences on the Eastern and Pacific coasts, United States, Alaska and Hawaii and the whole of Asia including Singapore, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau (in Portuguese), Taiwan, China as well as Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Turkey, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Monaco, Switzerland, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the entire continent of Europe.
Net 25 currently has 155 talents, a conglomeration of 65 local personalities and 45 INC TV personalities.
The station was previously owned by ACWS-United Broadcasting Network (now owned by Manila Broadcasting Company that airs DZRH). Under the name UltraVision 25, the station started its broadcast operations on June 1, 1984. The first slogan was "The New Era of Television". UltraVision 25's narrator was "Big Daddy" Beng Chua. On April 23, 1995 it was bought by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation and was officially launched in a multimedia exhibit dubbed "Destination: PLANET 25", which was held at New Era University.
In July 2007, NET 25 was the only station airing live and detailed coverage of the Pro-Romulo-Tantoco Rally (also known as EDSA III). That rally ended in a failed siege of the Makati Central Business District on July 15, 2007.
NET 25 was the home to DZEC programs such as Agila Reports, Liwanagin Natin, and Con Todos Recados.
Capable of 120 kilowatts of transmitter power (for a total of 7,896 kilowatts ERP), NET 25 boasts of the Philippines' first trilon TV tower that rises to 907 feet above sea level. A state-of-the-art JAMPRO 48-panel antenna and two 60 kW ACRODYNE transmitters complete the tower package. NET 25 also has studios and editing suites for in-house and post-productions.
Net 25 with the help of GEMNET, had the first digital and full HD coverage of the 2010 Philippine elections via the ISDB-T system through their sister station's frequency, Channel 49. It also offered real-time election results from via datacasting. However, the coverage is only available in some areas in the Philippines. Test digital broadcasts are still being done by the station by simulcasting their evening news program, Mata ng Agila through Channel 49.
- UltraVision 25: The New Era Of Television (July 27, 1999–April 22, 2000)
- Planet 25/Net 25: Feed Your Mind (April 23, 2000–November 17, 2011)
- Net 25: Dito na 'ko! (I'm here!) (November 18, 2011-present)
This is Net 25 DZEC-TV Channel 25.
A commercial UHF television station, owned and operated by the Eagle Broadcasting Corporation, transmitted on a 50 kilowatt output, with permit number BSD-0030-2010-0424, authorizing the station to operate until July 12, 2014.
Net 25 studios and transmitter are located at Number 25 Central Avenue, New Era, Quezon City.
Net 25 is headed by the following personel duly license by the Professional Regulations Commission and the National Telecommunications Commission.
- Engr. Efren T. Pineda: ECE No. 6716
- Engr. Cesar F. VilladIego: ECE No. 3098
- Engr. Randy A. Velasco: ECE # 10857
- Engr. Bernard N. Pagulayan: ECE # 09086
First Class Radio Telephone Operators:
- Mario A. Vallejos: 95-1PNCR-13013
- Fernando M. Lopez: 94-1PNCR-10591
- Elias M. Banting: 96-1PNCR-16543
- Florante M. Arcena: 93-1PNCR-4233
- Modesto V. de Vera: 96-1PNCR-18494
- Fretz C. Mollena: 93-1PVI-6551
Ladies and Gentlemen, Get Ready To Feed Your Mind./It was a pleasure being at your service (These words are used to have an energizing start or end of their transmission.) This is Net 25, Now Signing On / Signing Off.