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In a dazzling display of innovation and excellence, ABS-CBN, the Philippines’ premier content provider, emerged triumphant at the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting+Awards, celebrating groundbreaking projects that push the boundaries of technology, digitalization, and engineering. Bagging an impressive four awards, ABS-CBN showcased its unwavering commitment to delivering captivating content while revolutionizing the broadcasting landscape.

One of the notable accolades came in the form of the Broadcast Innovation award, which recognized ABS-CBN News for its groundbreaking “OB Ranger Project.” This revolutionary endeavor enabled the company to maintain multi-camera live coverage from the field without incurring additional costs. By repurposing seemingly obsolete equipment destined for disposal, ABS-CBN News unleashed a stunning feat of resourcefulness, showcasing their unwavering dedication to delivering top-notch journalism while operating within financial constraints.

The recognition continued to pour in as iWantTFC, ABS-CBN’s innovative over-the-top (OTT) platform, secured the Excellence Award for its role in adapting to the evolving viewing habits of audiences worldwide. In an era of rapidly changing technologies and shifting consumer preferences, iWantTFC stands as a testament to ABS-CBN’s commitment to meeting the demands of an ever-evolving digital landscape.

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Another momentous win was captured by ABS-CBN Global and the ABS-CBN Broadcast Technology team, who clinched the Innovation Award for their Cloud-Playout Migration project. This groundbreaking initiative tackled traditional playout issues encountered on iWantTFC while simultaneously achieving substantial operational cost savings. By harnessing the power of cloud technology, ABS-CBN revolutionized the broadcasting industry, ensuring seamless content delivery and an enhanced user experience for audiences across the globe.

Furthermore, ABS-CBN’s subsidiary, Big Dipper, made a resounding impact by securing the Innovation Award for Audio Description. This remarkable achievement underscored their commitment to inclusivity by providing a captivating viewing experience for hearing-impaired audiences. By leveraging advanced audio description techniques, Big Dipper set a new standard for accessibility in the realm of broadcasting, reinforcing ABS-CBN’s dedication to creating content that transcends barriers and embraces diversity.

The awards were received by a trio of exceptional ABS-CBN representatives, further highlighting the company’s commitment to excellence. Val Cuenca, the Head of ABS-CBN Digital News Gathering, Operations Desk editor Kerchlynn Tan, and head of ABS-CBN Media Engineering Patrick Ongchangco proudly accepted the honors on behalf of ABS-CBN.

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The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting+Awards, organized by the prestigious Asia-Pacific Broadcasting network, celebrated companies that embraced challenges as opportunities, delivering awe-inspiring experiences across multiple platforms. The esteemed award ceremony took place on June 8 at the Crowne Plaza, Changi Airport in Singapore, serving as a testament to ABS-CBN’s unwavering dedication to revolutionizing the broadcasting landscape.

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ABS-CBN’s remarkable triumph at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting+Awards cements its position as a frontrunner in the industry, continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and inspiring others to follow suit. With its unwavering commitment to excellence, ABS-CBN remains at the forefront of the broadcasting revolution, captivating audiences and transforming the way we experience content. As technology continues to advance and viewer preferences evolve, ABS-CBN stands poised to shape the future of broadcasting with its trailblazing initiatives and groundbreaking projects.