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Manila Broadcasting Company

Manila Broadcasting Company

Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) is the owner of DZRH, MBC’s flagship AM radio station. It has one station in Metro Manila and 18 relay stations in the provinces. Moreover, MBC also has three FM stations—Love Radio, Yes FM and Easy Rock—which have 25, 10 and seven stations in the provinces, respectively.

MBC expanded its geographical reach in the provinces through its radio networks, Aksyon Radyo, which has 10 provincial AM stations; and Radyo Natin, the largest network of community radio stations in the Philippines with over 100 small FM stations, including Hot FM.

Currently, the company is under the umbrella organization of Fred J. Elizalde Group of Companies. Elizalde Holdings Corporation, MBC’s parent company, holds 34.66 percent ownership, while 63 percent of the remaining shares are owned by companies within the same Group.

Key facts

Mother Company

Elizalde Holdings Corporation

Business Form


Legal Form


Business Sectors

Radio broadcasting


Elizalde Holdings Corporation

Elizalde Holdings Corporation has 20 subsidiaries, collectively referred to as the FJE Group of Companies. These are: Cebu Broadcasting Company, Philippine Broadcasting Corporation, Pacific Broadcasting Systems, Inc., Philippine International Corporation, Sunshine Inns, Incorporated, Elizalde Land, Incorporated, San Dimas Realty, Brickman Realty, Northern Capiz-Agro Industrial Development Corporation, Ocean Hatcheries, Incorporated, M. Catigbac Salas, Incorporated, Flumet Corporation, Ride's R' Us, Funtinka Asia, Incorporated, Zillionfun Corporation, Prime Music Corporation, Manila Broadcasting Company, Star Parks Corporation, Thrills, Incorporated, and Rydes and Games, Incorporated.

Other Media Outlets

Other TV Outlets

RHTV- Dream (Channel 10)

Other Radio Outlets

DZRH 666

Other Online Outlets


General Information

Founding Year



Joaquin Miguel Elizalde # Manuel Elizalde

Affiliated Interests Founder

Missing Data




MBC Bldg., V. Sotto St., CCP Complex, Pasay City 1307Telephone Number: +632-555-3422Fax Number: +632-832--6150

Tax/ ID Number


Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

23.08 Mil $ / 1.08 Bil P

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

3.3 Mil $ / 154.64 Mil P

Advertising (in % of total funding)

21.69 Mil $ / 1.02 Bil P


Executive Board

Fred J. Elizalde is the CEO of Manila Broadcasting Company. He is also the Chairman of Elizalde Land, Inc., Star Parks Corporation (Star City), Philippine International Corporation, Elizalde Holdings Corporation, and Sunshine Inns, Inc. He also serves as President of Gatlin Elizalde Corporation.

Non-Executive Board

Independent Directors:
George T. Goduco is the Chairman of Manila Broadcasting Company's Nomination Committee, as well as its Audit Committee. He is the President of Healthlab, Inc., a full service diagnostics laboratory and medical examination facility. He was EVP/COO of Star Parks Corporation in 2000-2002. He also served as Vice President and Treasurer of the FJE Group of Companies in 1997-2000 and its Director for Corporate Planning in 1995-1997. He also served as Account Officer in Solidbank and Boston Bank from 1988-1991.

Further Information

Active Transparency

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

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Meta Data

Conversion rate on Dec. 31, 2015: P 46.86 # Financial Data based on MBC's 2015 Annual Report #
Audience share based on Nielsen’s National Urban TV Audience Measurement (TV, Jan-August 2016), Nielsen's Consumer and Media View (Print, Jan-August 2016), Audience share from Nielsen's Radio Audience Measurement (Radio, Jan-August 2016), Effective Measurement (2016)


2016. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). General Information Sheet of Manila Broadcasting Company. (available upon request at SEC).

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