|Quezon City, Philippines|
|Slogan||Feed your mind|
|Owner||Eagle Broadcasting Corporation|
|Founded||July 27, 1999|
|Call letters’ meaning||DZ
|Former affiliations||ACWS-United Broadcasting Network-Ultra vision 25(1999-2000) Planet 25 (2000-2001)|
|Transmitter Power||3948 kW (Max ERP: 4.5 MW)|
DZEC-TV is a UHF television station owned by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation. It is commonly known as Net 25. This station studios are located at #882 Maligaya Bldg. II, EDSA, Quezon City with transmitter at 25 Central Ave., New Era, Quezon City.
It is on Channel 25 on terrestrial TV and is carried by major cable operators in the country led by SkyCable and Global Destiny Cable. NET 25 reaches TV audiences on the East Coast, United States and Hawaii and the whole of Asia including Japan, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China as well as Australia.
The station was previously owned by ACWS-United Broadcasting Network. Under the name UltraVision 25, the station started its broadcast operations on July 27, 1999. The first slogan was "The New Era of Television". On April 23, 2000 it was bought by Eagle Broadcasting Corporation and was officially launched in a multimedia exhibit dubbed "Destination: PLANET 25".
In late April 2001, NET 25 was the only station airing live and detailed coverage of the Pro-Estrada Rally (also known as EDSA III). That rally ended in a failed siege of the Malacañang Presidential Palace in May 1, 2001.
Capable of 120 kilowatts of transmitter power (for a total of 7,896 kilowatts ERP), NET 25 boasts of the Philippines' first trilon TV tower that rises to 907 feet above sea level. A state-of-the-art JAMPRO 48-panel antenna and two 60 kW ACRODYNE transmitters complete the tower package. NET 25 also has studios and editing suites for in-house and post-productions.
|Net 25||Net 25: Feed Your Mind||1999-present|
|Net 25||Earth and Art||February 2009|
|Net 25||Healthy Summer||March 2009 (Summer Season)|
|Net 25||Family Bonding through Technology||April 2009|
|Net 25||Icons of Motherhood||May 2009|
|Net 25||Food For Thought||June 2009|
|Net 25||Pillars of Business, Technology, and Advertising||July 2009|
With its initial partnership with TechTV, NET 25 has become a television station devoted to information technology. It carries programs like Fresh Gear, Extended Play, NET Café, Next Step, Computer Chronicle and Audio File. Its station-produced program Convergence is the consistent No. 1 IT show in the Philippines.
NET 25 also shows religious programs of the Iglesia Ni Cristo, such as Ang Tamang Daan and Ang Mga Nagsialis sa Samahang Ang Dating Daan which rebukes and debates claims made towards the Iglesia ni Cristo by UNTV-37 TV programs Ang Dating Daan and Itanong Mo Kay Soriano hosted by Eliseo Soriano of the religious group Ang Dating Daan.
NET 25 also features shows from DW-TV Germany.
Net 25 uses a new logo in 2008, according to its official website.
The Southeast Foundation for Children's Television awarded NET 25's Ocean Girl a special citation called the ANAK TV Seal. It is an award of good housekeeping that is bestowed on TV programs deemed by the public as worthy of support by Filipino families and of patronage by education, business and religious sectors.
Competing with the three largest TV networks, namely, ABS-CBN, ABC-5 (now known as (TV5)) and GMA Network with eight awards each, NET 25 was awarded with seven awards of the ANAK TV Seal in 2002. The winning TV shows are Zoboomafoo, Pilot Guides, Convergence, Our House , Ocean Girl, The New Yankee Workshop and House Calls.
Net 25 shows are aired nationwide VIA Satellite through the following:
|Branding||Callsign||Ch. #||Power (kW)||Coverage|
|Net 25 Manila||DZEC-TV||TV-25||50 kW||Metro
Region III & IV
|Net 46 Baguio||(no official callsign assigned)||TV-46||10 kW||Baguio|
|Net 49 Cebu||(no official callsign assigned)||TV-49||10 kW||Cebu|
|Net 49 Davao||(no official callsign assigned)||TV-49||10 kW||Davao|
Net 25 on Cable TV
|Cable/Satellite Provider||Ch. #||Coverage|
|Cable Star Iloilo||47||Iloilo|
|Global Destiny Cable||19||Metro Manila|
-605 cable operators nationwide via the Intelsat 8 satellite 
-(And selected satelite providers nationwide & worldwide)