|Industry||Broadcast television and radio network|
|Founder||Erano G. Manalo|
|Products|| INC TV |
|Owner||Iglesia ni Cristo|
|Type||Broadcast television network and Online|
|Headquarters||Redeemer Street, Milton Hills Subdivision, New Era, Quezon City|
|Owner||Christian Era Broadcasting Service International|
|Montriville Boy (Station Manager, INCTV)|
|July 21, 2005|
|GEM TV (2005–2012)|
| 1080i (HDTV)|
(downscaled to 16:9 480i for the SDTV feed)
|Language|| English |
Christian Era Broadcasting Service International, Inc. (CEBSI) (formerly known as Christian Broadcasting Service from 1969 to 1994 and Christian Era Broadcasting Service Inc., from 1994 to 2014) is a Philippine television and radio network, and a religious broadcast arm of Iglesia ni Cristo.This station studios are located in Quezon City. According to The Manila Times, CEBSI operates 3 channels on Philippine cable television, these include INCTV 48 and NET 25.
It is a sister company of the Eagle Broadcasting Corporation, which owns Net 25, DZEC Radyo Agila 1062 AM and Eagle FM 95.5. Currently, its flagship television station, DZCE-UHF TV Channel 48 (INC TV) in Metro Manila.
The CEBSI was formed by the Iglesia ni Cristo in 1969 as its media arm and launched the Church's own radio station, DZEM, that same year. It is the Church's official media outfit, with its primary mission being evangelization via radio, television, and the current trends of the Internet and social media.
The CEBSI is also the producer of the Iglesia ni Cristo's television programming, which began in 1983, and with the success of its first ever television movie in 2017, spun off a film production house, CEBSI Films, in 2018.
With its partnership with the Japanese government through the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Digital Broadcasting Experts Group (DiBEG) and the Association of Radio Industries and Businesses (ARIB) in Japan.
It has developed a strong partnership with NET 25, the television station of Eagle Broadcasting Corporation in the digital transmission of the network's HD content.
On December 7, 2015, House Bill No. 5226was approved by the House of Representatives and by the Senate of the Philippines to extend CEBSI's legislative franchise. On May 3, 2016, President Benigno Aquino III signed Republic Act No. 10772 which renewed CEBSI's license for another 25 years. The law grants CEBSI a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain for religious, noncommercial and nonprofit purposes and in the public interest, radio and/or television broadcasting stations, including digital television system, with the corresponding facilities such as relay stations, throughout the Philippines.
|Branding||Callsign||Ch. #||Power (kW)||Station Type||Location (Transmitter site)|
|INC TV-48||DZCE-TV||TV-48||30 kW||Originating||Metro Manila|
|Branding||Callsign||Ch. #||Frequency||Power kW (ERP)||Station Type||Area of Coverage|
|INC TV||DZCE-TV||49||683.143 MHz||246,000 Watts (Max ERP: 1 KW)||Originating||Metro Manila|
|INCRadio DZEM 954||DZEM||954 kHz||Metro Manila|
Iglesia ni Cristo is an independent nontrinitarian Christian church, founded and registered by Felix Y. Manalo in 1914 as a unipersonal religious corporation to the United States administration of the Philippines.
Eraño de Guzman Manalo, also known as Ka Erdy, was the second Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), serving from April 19, 1963 until August 31, 2009. He took over the administration of the church after the death of his father, Felix Y. Manalo, in 1963. He was instrumental in the propagation and expansion of the church internationally. He previously held office as the General Treasurer of the Church, and as a District Minister of Manila.
New Era University (NEU) is a private educational institution in the Philippines, run by the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). Although it is associated with the INC, it claims to be a non-sectarian university. Its main campus is at New Era, Quezon City, within the Central Office Complex of the INC. Aside from its flagship Quezon City campus, it has four other campuses around the Philippines, including one in San Fernando City (Pampanga), in Lipa City (Batangas), in General Santos City, and in Baras (Rizal).
Eduardo Villanueva Manalo is the eldest son of the late Eraño G. Manalo, and the incumbent Executive Minister of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). He is the third generation of the Manalo family to lead the church following his father, and his grandfather, Felix Y. Manalo.
Felix Ysagun Manalo, also known as Ka Felix, was the founder and the first Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo. He is a self-proclaimed prophet and according to him, he is the last messenger of God. He is the father of Eraño G. Manalo, who succeeded him as Executive Minister of the INC, and the grandfather of Eduardo V. Manalo, the current Executive Minister of Iglesia ni Cristo.
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