(Redirected from GMA Ilocos)
DWBC-TV is a commercial relay television station owned by GMA Network Inc. Its studio is located at Brgy. Bayubay Sur, San Vicente, Ilocos Sur and the location of transmitter is at Mt. Caniao, Bantay, Ilocos Sur.
|Bantay, Ilocos Sur|
|Channels||Analog: 48 (UHF)|
Digital: 15 (UHF) (ISDB-T) (Test Broadcast)
Virtual: 48.01 (LCN)
|Branding||GMA TV-48 Ilocos Sur|
|Affiliations||GMA Network (O&O)|
|Owner||GMA Network Inc.|
|GTV 40 Ilocos Sur|
|Power||Analog: 5 kW |
Digital: 5 kW
- June 7, 2012 - GMA Ilocos launched as an originating station, which primarily covers the provinces of Ilocos Norte (via Channel 5), Abra (Channel 7) and Ilocos Sur (via Channel 48).
- June 25, 2012 – November 7, 2014 - GMA Ilocos launched its flagship local newscast Balitang Ilokano.
- November 10, 2014 – April 24, 2015 - GMA Ilocos relaunched its flagship local newscast 24 Oras Ilokano.
- October 3, 2016 - GMA Ilocos began to simulcast GMA Dagupan's Balitang Amianan.
- February 5, 2021 - GMA Ilocos started digital test broadcasts on UHF 15 covering Vigan and the provinces of Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte.
Currently Aired ProgramEdit
Previously Aired ProgramsEdit
- Balitang Ilokano
- 24 Oras Ilokano - defunct regional newscast, cancelled due to streamlining of regional operations
UHF Channel 15 (479.143 MHz)
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming||Note|
|48.01||480i||4:3||GMA||GMA Dagupan Relay (Main DWBC-TV programming)||Commercial broadcast (500W)|
|48.03||HEART OF ASIA||Heart of Asia|
|48.05||I HEART MOVIES||I Heart Movies|
|48.07||DEPED TV||DepEd TV||Test Brosdcast|
|48.31||240p||GMA1SEG||GMA Dagupan Relay||1seg broadcast|