Viewers with TVPlus set-top boxes in Metro Manila will be unable to watch ABS-CBN shows starting Tuesday night due to the cease and desist order (CDO) issued by the National Telecommunications Commission.
ABS-CBN said it received an alias cease and desist order from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) at 2:26 p.m today directing the network to cease and desist from operating digital TV transmission in Metro Manila using channel 43.
“While channel 43 is not mentioned in NTC’s cease and desist order (CDO) of May 5, 2020, and it is ABS-CBN’s informed understanding that channel 43 is not included in the CDO, digital TV transmission in Metro Manila using channel 43 will cease tonight (June 30), consistent with the intent of the alias CDO,” ABS-CBN said.
This means that viewers with TVPlus set-top boxes in Metro Manila will be unable to watch Teleradyo, Jeepney TV, Yey!, Asianovela Channel, CineMo, and KBO.
ABS-CBN has a pending petition with the Supreme Court questioning the NTC’s CDO and hopes that such petition will be resolved soon in its favor so that it can resume broadcasting on both analog and digital platforms in the service of the Filipino.