AksyonTV (English: Action TV) is a 24-hour non-stop news and sports-related television network in the Philippines. Owned and operated by ABC Development Corporation, it occupies the frequency previously used by MTV Philippines, a subsidiary of MTV Networks Asia Pacific and Nation Broadcasting Corporation.
AksyonTV is co-owned by Nation Broadcasting Corporation. It carries newscast, news analysis, news talk radio, documentary talk shows and sports news with special focus on Philippine current affairs. AksyonTV is available in most parts of the Philippines via its relay and affiliate stations, as well as cable, satellite and Internet. It is free-to-air for all viewers in Metropolitan Manila through local UHF channel 41 and UHF channel 29 for Cebu and Davao. It started broadcasting on February 21, 2011. AksyonTV studios are located at 762 Quirino Highway San Bartolome, Novaliches, Quezon City while its television transmitter is located at Antipolo City. It is the first 24-hour news channel of free-to-air TV and the first 24-hour Filipino language news channel.
It was announced in early 2011 that it would launch an international channel to support AksyonTV’s local presence. In July 2011, Pilipinas Global Network Ltd., a company owned by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and ABC Development Corp. based in British Virgin Islands will oversee the operation of AksyonTV International. The news channel will be primarily accessible to viewers in the Middle East, North Africa and some parts in Europe and North America.
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