DIRECTV, TFC and GMA Offer Community Support by Enabling Free Viewing of Pinoy Channels in Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – In the wake of the recent devastating Typhoon Haiyan and to help the Filipino-American community stay connected to news, updates and information, DIRECTV and its partners at ABS-CBN and GMA have opened up channels TFC, ABS-CBN News (ANC), GMA Pinoy and GMA Life to all DIRECTV customers with an international dish through November 30, 2013. The programming can be found on channels 2060, 2062, 2061 and 2069 respectively.
All DIRECTV International programming customers are now able to see these channels and have to take no action to view them.
Our hearts go out to those who have been impacted by the devastating typhoon in the Philippines. We will continue to hope for the safety and recovery of the people affected by this disaster.
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