December 17, 2015 | Pasay City
On December 17, 2015, Hope Channel Philippines (HCPh) conducted its rst meeting led by the newly elected HCPh President, Pastor Nelson D. Paulo. North Philippine Union Conference (NPUC) Communication Director, Pastor Joel Sarmiento, attended the meeting together with the volunteers, sta and program producers from all over the country in planning and preparation for the up-coming regular productions.
Soon as 2016 started, the plan of HCPh to produce and broadcast LIVE programs on the air is established.
On February 1, Pastor Paulo and HCPh accountant, Glenn Tan, attended a meeting together with the NPUC administrators to discuss HCPh’s aims and aspirations for the coming years. Nine days after the said meeting, HCPh leaders Pastor Paulo, Glenn Tan together with Pastor Sarmiento visited Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) located at Broadband Broadcast Services (BBS) site in Subic. They met with the engineers and personnel to discuss matters regarding the proposed HCPh satellite uplink relocation. The uplink is to be moved from MCR Subic to Adventist International Institute of Advanced Studies (AIIAS) Silang, Cavite in preparation for HCPh's
upcoming LIVE broadcasts.
On February 11, HCPh team headed by Pastor Paulo went to AIIAS and met with AIIAS president, Prof. Stephen Guptill, to survey the location where the Hope Channel satellite uplink will be set up. Their meeting also covered matters concerning maintenance, security and programming. Afterwards, the team proceeded to the Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) to meet with Doc. Romeo Barrios, chair of the Development Communication department to ask for his help regarding the programs such as news & public service.
The next day, Pastor Paulo and Pastor Sarmiento went to ABS-CBN to meet with Neil Dela Cruz and they discussed plans and broadcast coverage. Dela Cruz paved the way for HCPh to be on Skycable. With few conditions and requirements, Skycable responded positively to the programs that HCPh o ered and soon, Hope Channel will be on Skycable.
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