GMA New Media

GMA New Media, Inc. (or NMI) is the digital media and technology arm of GMA Network Inc. which offers interactive applications in the television, mobile, web, marketing and online gaming industry. Its headquarters are located at the GMA Network Center in Quezon City, Philippines.

GMA New Media Inc
Digital Media and Technology company
IndustrySoftware Development, R & D, Web Development, Mobile Development
Founded2000
HeadquartersGMA Network Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Key people
Atty. Felipe L. Gozon (Chairman and CEO)
Judd I. Gallares (President and COO)
Felipe S. Yalong (Treasurer)
Dennis L. Caharian (General Manager)
ProductsWeb Services, Mobile Applications, Online Games
ParentGMA Network Inc.
SubsidiariesDigify, Inc.
Media Merge
Websitewww.gmanmi.com

Products and servicesEdit

WebsitesEdit

  • GMA News Online

In 2007, GMA NMI launched GMA News Online (then called gmanews). In the same year, the site won several awards including Best Website in the 9th Philippine Web Awards in 2007 for the Media category.[1]

  • GMA Network Portal [2]

In late 2011, NMI launched GMANetwork, a one-stop portal that consolidates GMA’s web properties including GMA News Online, GMA Entertainment Website , and IMReady Public Service Portal . It won the Digital Filipino Web Awards for the Television category in 2014.[3]

Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP is a joint venture of NMI (GMA Network Inc.) and Summit Digital which offers entertainment news from the local and international film and television industry.)

Sports Interactive Network (SPIN) a joint venture of NMI (GMA Network Inc.) and Philippine Entertainment Portal, Inc. which offers local and international sports news.[4]

Mobile applicationsEdit

  • GMA Network
  • GMA News
  • IMReady
  • Kapuso Milyonaryo (Application developed with Digify, Inc. for GMA Marketing and Productions, Inc.)[2][5]
  • You Scoop is a joint initiative between NMI and GMA News and Public Affairs (GMA NPA). The app allows citizen participation in journalism by sending information, photographs, videos or audio recordings of news as they happen. A team of editors screen which crowdsourced news items will be shared on the YouScoop page on GMA News Online or broadcast on GMA News and Public Affairs programs.

Broadcast applicationsEdit

  • GMA DigiTV is a digital receiver that delivers Digital Terrestrial Transmission as well as Over-the-Top (OTT) internet-based content and applications. [6] The device is slated to be released in 2018.

Subsidiaries and joint venturesEdit

Digify is a subsidiary of GMA New Media that specializes in solutions for stand-alone digital and integrated marketing campaigns for mobile, web and smart TV applications.
  • Media Merge Corp.
Media Merge is a subsidiary of GMA New Media that is in charge business development and operations for the Company's online publishing/advertising initiatives. [7]:
Philippine Entertainment Portal is a joint venture of Summit Media and GMA New Media which operates Philippine Entertainment Portal (PEP.ph) and Sports Interactive Network Philippines (SPIN.ph).
  • Gamespan, Inc. (defunct)
Gamespan is a joint venture of GMA New Media and Manila Jockey Club, Inc.[9] Gamspan operates and manages the computer systems owned by Manila Jockey Club and the infrastructure for taking bets in horse racing and other sports.[10]
  • X-Play Online Games, Inc. (defunct)
X-Play was a joint venture of GMA New Media, Inc. and IP E-Game Ventures Inc.,[11] at present X-Play now operates under IP Ventures Inc..[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Philippine Web Awards: GMANews.TV is Best Media Website". December 7, 2006.
  2. ^ a b "GMA New Media year-to-date online advertising revenues up 56 percent". GMA Network Portal. GMA Network Inc. 21 December 2015. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  3. ^ Toral, Janette. "Winners: DigitalFilipino Web Awards 2014". Digital Filipino.
  4. ^ "About Us". SPIN.PH. Sports Interactive Network (SPIN). Retrieved 14 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Digify: At the forefront of new media innovation". www.mb.com.ph. Manila Bulletin. 30 November 2014. Retrieved 13 April 2016.[permanent dead link]
  6. ^ "GMA unveils digital receiver prototype that transforms screens into smart TVs". GMA News Online.
  7. ^ http://www.gmanetwork.com/corporate/subsidiariesandaffiliates/conglomeratemap.html
  8. ^ http://edge.pse.com.ph/companyInformation/form.do?cmpy_id=610
  9. ^ "GMA unit forms JV with Manila Jockey Club". philstar.com. The Philippine Star. 24 March 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  10. ^ "GMA ventures into betting business". BusinessWorld Online. BusinessWorld. 23 March 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  11. ^ "Company Overview of X-Play Online Games, Inc". bloomberg.com. Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 20 April 2016.
  12. ^ "About Xplay - Xplay Online Philippines". Archived from the original on 4 May 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016.

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