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Global Media Registry is the online portal of the media giant ABS-CBN Corporation, which also operates television giant ABS-CBN 2 and radio station DZMM 630.  Website analytics tracked by Effective Measure (EM) and Alexa indicate that is the Philippines’ top media website.

EM data show drawing 49,618,773 unique visitors for July 2016 while Alexa ranked it as the most visited website in the Philippines next to Google, YouTube, and Facebook.

The site redirects to ABS-CBN’s entertainment portal which runs stories about celebrities and the network’s television shows. It dedicates a microsite to news, which converts stories aired on television into multimedia versions. The microsite, however, also produces its own news content.

ABS-CBN Corporation is part of the Lopez group of companies known as Lopez, Incorporated. Its non-media businesses include power and energy, property development, financial services, and manufacturing.

Key facts

Audience Share

49618773 unique visitors

Ownership Type


Geographic Coverage


Content Type

free content

Active Transparency

company/channel informs proactively and comprehensively about its ownership, data is constantly updated and easily verifiable

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Media Companies / Groups

ABS-CBN Corporation


Ownership Structure

ABS-CBN 2 is owned by ABS-CBN Corporation, whose biggest stockholder is Lopez, Incorporated, owned by the Lopez family.

Group / Individual Owner

Lopez, Incorporated

Lopez, Inc. is an an investment company with interests in sectors such as broadcasting and cable, telecommunications, power generation and distribution, and banking. It is the parent company of ABS-CBN Corporation.

Media Companies / Groups

General Information

Founding Year



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Carlo L. Katigbak

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Carlo L. Katigbak, ABS-CBN Corporation’s president and chief executive officer, is a Harvard management graduate who used to head the network’s new technology ventures like cable and mobile.


Isagani de Castro

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

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Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Market Share

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Further Information

Meta Data

Founding year based on
Conversion rate on Dec. 31, 2015: P 46.85
ABS-CBN is a publicly listed corporation and is required by law to disclose everything.
Data based on Audience share from Effective Measurement (2016).


2016. Securities and Exchange Commission. General Information Sheet of ABS-CBN Corporation (available upon request).

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