Golden Nation Network

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Golden Nation Network
Country Philippines
Broadcast areaPhilippines and selected parts of Asia
Affiliates Gateway UHF Television Broadcasting (Metro Manila)
Infomax TV (Pampanga)
Programming
Language(s) English, Filipino
Picture format 480i (SDTV) datascreen
Ownership
Owner Global Satellite Technology Services
Sister channelsGlobal Pinoy Cinema
History
LaunchedJanuary 6, 2003
Former namesGKTV 3/PCTV 3 (2003-2008)
Global News Network (2008-2019)
One Media Network (2019-2021)
Links
Website www.onemedia.com.ph
Availability
Terrestrial
Digital Channel 46.02 (UHF)
Metro Manila
Analog Channel 30 (UHF)
Ilocos Sur
Analog Channel 44 (UHF)
Pampanga
Digital Channel 48 (UHF)
Naga
Analog Channel 45 (UHF)
Cagayan de Oro
Satellite
SES-9 108.2°E (Asia)12711 H 45000 5/6
G Sat Channel 1

Golden Nation Network (GNN) is a news, current affairs and lifestyle television channel in the Philippines owned by Global Satellite Technology Services.

Contents

Currently, GNN is available as a free-to-air satellite channel via SES-9 satellite transponder through GSAT, and through its terrestrial free TV stations in key provinces. Its studios, offices and technical facilities are located at the First Global Building, 122 Gamboa corner Adelantado streets, Legazpi Village, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines and the GSTS Building, First Global Technopark, Lot 1910 Governor's Drive, Barangay Ulong Tubig, Carmona, Cavite, Philippines.

Prior to the rebranding, it was then known as the GKTV 3/PCTV 3 from January 6, 2003, to March 23, 2008, and Global News Network from March 24, 2008, to February 3, 2019, and One Media Network from February 4, 2019, to April 30, 2021.

Format and history

The channel was launched on January 6, 2003 as Global Kabayan Television (GKTV) by Global Destiny Cable, then airing archived programs from third-party productions, movies and in-house cable TV on-air promos. In 2007, GKTV was rebranded as PCTV (Philippine Cable Television) and began airing news and public service programming that eventually evolved into Global News Network (GNN) aired on March 24, 2008. [1]

GNN was then available on Channel 8 via Global Destiny Cable and Channel 1 via G Sat. Five UHF free-TV stations have been successfully established in the past 6 months; for Pampanga (UHF Channel 44), Cagayan de Oro (UHF Channel 45), Zamboanga (UHF Channel 43), Baguio (UHF Channel 48), and Naga (UHF Channel 48). GNN's free TV Stations added in five cities will officially launch in July 2010 in General Santos (UHF Channel 40) (Later on to UHF Channel 46 in 2015), Ilocos Sur (UHF Channel 30), Roxas City, Capiz (UHF Channel 43), Cebu City (Channel 45) and Batangas (Channel 34). In June 2011 GNN's another added in free-to-air of Six terrestrial TV Stations are Puerto Princesa (UHF Channel 43), Legazpi (UHF Channel 29), Virac (UHF Channel 43), Dumaguete (UHF Channel 34) and Butuan (UHF Channel 43). In June 2012 GNN free to air TV Station in Southern Mindanao as UHF Channel 41 Davao (after moving to UNTV Channel 51 ). In mid-2017 until 2019, GNN was available on digital terrestrial TV via UHF channel 44 (subchannel 4) in Metro Manila.

One Media Network logo from 2019 to 2021. FUBC One Media Network Logo - Vector.svg
One Media Network logo from 2019 to 2021.

On February 1, 2019, as part of the channel's restructure, GNN was rebranded as One Media Network. During its transition period, it aired promo advertisements from various channels that are available on GSAT. Its local affiliate stations in Naga and Pampanga remained active of its own programming while retaining the GNN brand until during the 2nd quarter of 2019, when they followed the suit without changes on programming.

On May 1, 2021, to avoid confusion with One Network Media Group owned by PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund's broadcasting division MediaQuest Holdings, One Media was reverted to GNN under its new name Golden Nation Network, adapted from the sister company of GSTS which also granted its Congressional broadcast franchise. [2]

Programming

Current

Programming previously aired on GNN/One Media

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  2. "Republic Act No. 11412". LawPhil.net.