MANILA, Philippines — Seventy-five percent of Filipinos agree that Congress must grant media broadcasting company ABS-CBN another 25-year franchise.
This was according to a Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, which results were released Saturday, a day after the House committee on legislative franchises shot down ABS-CBN Corp.’s legislative franchise application.
SWS said the poll was conducted while public hearings on the network’s franchise application were ongoing at the House of Representatives.
Meanwhile, 13 percent are not in favor of granting the media giant a fresh franchise while 10 percent were undecided on the issue, SWS said.
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