The Filipino Channel

Filipino international television channel

The Filipino Channel, commonly known as TFC, is a 24-hour global subscription television network based in Daly City, California with studio in Redwood City, California.

The Filipino Channel
CountryWorldwide
Pakistan
Turkey
Albania
Iran
Iraq
Afghanistan
Singapore
Broadcast areaWorldwide
NetworkABS-CBN
HeadquartersABS-CBN Broadcasting Center, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines (Philippine headquarters)
ABS-CBN International, 2001 Junipero Serra Blvd, Suite 200, Daly City, California, 94014, United States (International headquarters)
Programming
Language(s)Filipino
English
Picture format720p/1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 480i/576i for the SD feed)
Ownership
OwnerABS-CBN Corporation
Sister channels
History
Launched24 September 1994; 29 years ago (1994-09-24)
Links
Websiteiwanttfc.com
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV (USA)Channel 2060

Offices change

TFC has offices in Africa, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, UAE, Ethiopia, Hungary, Israel, Japan, Mexico, Middle East, the Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and the United Kingdom.

iWantTFC change

On 1 September 2020, TFC Online its online streaming merged with iWant made the service accessible worldwide. It was soft launched as iWantTFC.[1]

TFC IPTV change

TFC IPTV
TypeIPTV
First air date
30 April 2007; 17 years ago (2007-04-30)
Broadcast area
Worldwide
OwnerABS-CBN Corporation
Key people
Aldrin Cerrado (COO)
Former names
TFCko
Official website
TFC IPTV

Launched on 30 April 2007, TFC IPTV (formerly known as TFCko)[2] is an IPTV and video on demand (VOD) service distributed around the world under the brand of The Filipino Channel.

Channels change

Video on demand change

Studio TFC change

References change

  1. "iWant to merge with TFC Online". ABS-CBN News. 24 August 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2020.
  2. "James Careless on how ABS-CBN is using IPTV to bring Filipino expats a taste of home" (PDF). Retrieved 6 April 2021.

Further reading change