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1980–1982 1982–present 1982–1989; 2021-present (secondary) 1989–1994 1994–1995 2003–present

Radio Philippines Network, Inc. (RPN) is a Philippine television and radio company based in Quezon City. It is currently owned through majority share by Nine Media Corporation of the ALC Group of Companies; along with other stakeholders Government Communications Group under the Presidential Communications Office (PCO) and Far East Managers and Investors Inc. (owned by the family of company founder Roberto Benedicto), and private sector. The network's main offices and transmitter is located at Panay Avenue, Brgy. South Triangle also in Quezon City. Founded by Roberto Benedicto and prior to its privatization, it was the sister station of current government owned and controlled Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation and formerly an attached agency of the now-PCO, despite having 20% minority stake in ownership.

Radio Philippines Network operates television stations with airtime being leased by its parent Nine Media, serving as primary broadcasters of RPTV. RPN also operates regional AM radio stations under the brand Radyo Ronda, serving as partial affiliate of sister station DWIZ in Metro Manila.

Radio Philippines Network[]

1960–1975[]

RPN mock 1960

Radio Philippines Network, Inc. was originally established as a small Baguio-based company on February 25, 1960 by Bernardo G. Silverio.

1975–1980[]

RPN 9 Logo 1975

In 1975, KBS (see below) formally relaunched as RPN. Its logo is an RGB-colored eye with the text "RPN" in lowercase placed on the center of the eye. The number 9 shape used from 1969 was discontinued, but was returned the following year. On the blue oval is a looking eye, similar to that of CBS.

1976–1980[]

RPN 9 Logo 1976

1977–1982[]

RPN 9 Logo 1977

1980–1982[]

RPN 9 Logo 1980

In 1980, RPN unveiled a new logo which was a half-circle resembling an antenna, forming the letters RPN, and RGB beams. The number 9 shape was retained and was used until 1982.

This logo also somewhat resembles the iconic logo used by ABS-CBN.

1982–2012; 2024–present (channel), 1982–present (brand)[]

1982–present[]

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Typography:  Peignot Bold
Launched:  1982
1982–1989; 2021–present (secondary)[]
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RPN 2021

In 1982, RPN overhauled its logo again. This time, the logo was a red box with the name RPN in Peignot font inside it (the logo resembles a satellite antenna; this was used in conjunction with the start of RPN's broadcast via Domestic Satellite (DOMSAT) technology). The logo was joined by RPN's "The Leader" slogan (to promote RPN as the number one TV network during that time), and a completely overhauled number 9 shape resembling a nautilus shell. The box logo was used even under the "New Vision 9" and "The Network" names/logos, particularly on its news division.

In 2021, The Nautilus Shell-9 was revived but is colored red for ALC Group of Companies.

During the live broadcast of Marcos' inauguration from the Malacañang Palace during the last day of the People Power Revolution, rebels shut down the RPN transmitter in Panay Avenue, and it resumed broadcasts again on March 3, 1986.

2003–present[]
RPN logo 2003-present

Used from April 5, 2003 to present and a signage of Presidential Communications Operations Office in Quezon City from April 2003 to late 2017.

1994–1995[]

RPN 9 The Network Logo 1994

In 1994, New Vision 9 reverted back to RPN 9. The network, did not use the 1982 logo, however, and used a new logo, which consisted of a globe with a red-blue gradient-colored ring and the words "RPN" and "THE NETWORK", representing RPN's slogan during that time. The logo was discontinued in 1995.

New Vision 9[]

1989–1994[]

New Vision 9 (1989-1994)

In 1989, RPN was renamed as New Vision 9 to recoup lost audience share in the ratings game of Philippine television networks. At the same year, New Vision 9 transmitter's effective radiated power was increased to 1 million watts, ensuing clearer and better signal reception in the Greater Luzon Area. The rebrand took place after RPN and Syndicated Media Access Corporation (SMAC) took over the network's management and marketing. The rebranding, although it proved futile in the turnaround of RPN's ratings, did make history for the network as it pioneered 24-hour television broadcasting in the Philippines.

Kanlaon Broadcasting System[]

1968–1986[]

Kbs 1960

Originally incorporated as "Canlaon Broadcasting Corporation" on November 27, 1968, the corporation name was amended on December 27 of that year "Kanlaon Broadcasting System, Inc." Kanlaon is a volcano on the Philippine island of Negros, the hometown of founder Roberto Benedicto.

1969–1975[]

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The network began broadcasting on television on October 15, 1969, with the launch of KBS-9 Manila as the network's flagship TV station.

Properties and funding for KBS network partly came from ABS-CBN in the form of its old headquarters and studios along Roxas Boulevard and equipment from Toshiba enabling them to broadcast in color. As a result, on its launch it was branded Accucolor 9 ("Accucolor" is the name of the color technology used) as the first Philippine television network to launch in full color.

In 1970, KBS also acquired a color-ready production truck (OB van) for the remote broadcasts of major news events and sports coverages (including Olympics). The network also pioneered newscasting on television, as they launched the first ever newspaper-format nightly newscast titled NewsWatch, replacing the short-lived KBS Eyewitness Reports. Back then, broadcast hours were limited to late afternoons up to around midnight; except for Sundays, when the channel begins transmissions after midday.

Despite being rebranded as RPN in 1975, the KBS name continued to be used until 1986 on its news and sports divisions.

ABS-CBN (1958–1969; Channel 9 frequency/channel space)
Radio Philippines Network
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