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Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings Corporation
Native name
朝日放送グループホールディングス株式会社
Asahi Hōsō Gurūpu Hōrudingusu kabushiki gaisha
Formerly
  • Asahi Broadcasting Company
  • Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
  • 朝日放送株式会社[a] (1949-2018)
TypePublic KK
TYO: 9405
Industryinformation, communication
Founded
  • Incorporated 15 December 1949; 72 years ago (1949-12-15)
  • Started operations in Osaka in 15 March 1951; 71 years ago (1951-03-15)
Headquarters1-30, Fukushima Itchome, Fukushima-ku, Osaka-shi, Japan
Number of locations
5 (3 in Japan, 1 in Paris, 1 in Shanghai)
Area served
Kansai, Japan
Key people
Satoshi Wakisaka (President)
Services
  • Broadcasting
  • Radio program production
  • TV program production
Revenue
  • Increase¥78,162 million (2012)
  • ¥76,691 million (2011)
  • Increase¥4,406 million (2012)
  • ¥3,605 million (2011)
  • Decrease¥574 million (2012)
  • ¥2,438 million (2011)
Total assets
  • Increase¥94,621 million (2012)
  • ¥93,139 million (2011)
Total equity
  • Increase¥56,898 million (2012)
  • ¥56,273 million (2011)
Owner
  • The Asahi Shimbun Company (14.88%)
  • TV Asahi Holdings Corporation (9.26%)
  • Murayama family (founding family of The Asahi Shimbun) (7%)
Number of employees
670 (March 31, 2011)
ParentThe Asahi Shimbun Company
Subsidiaries
  • Asahi Television Broadcasting Corporation
  • Asahi Radio Broadcasting Corporation
  • ABC Media Communications
  • sky A, Inc.
  • ABC Development Corporation
  • i-nex+
  • ABC Livra Co.ltd.
  • ABC Golf Club
  • Kagami Co.,ltd.
  • ABC Animation
  • DLE
  • Silver Link
Websitecorp.asahi.co.jp
Footnotes / references
Data from its Corporate Profile & Group Companies

The Asahi Broadcasting Group Holdings Corporation (朝日放送グループホールディングス株式会社, Asahi Hōsō Gurūpu Hōrudingusu kabushiki gaisha, ABC) is a certified broadcasting holding company headquartered in Osaka, Japan. Until March 31, 2018, it was a radio and television broadcaster serving in the Kansai region. On April 1, 2018, Asahi Radio Broadcasting Corporation[b] took over radio broadcasting business, and Asahi Television Broadcasting Corporation[c] took over TV broadcasting business, employees, and administrator for ABC website.

History

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Network affiliations

Radio

JONR
Osaka
Broadcast areaKansai region
Frequency1008 kHz; 93.3 MHz
BrandingABC Radio 1008 (ABCラジオ1008, ABC Rajio ichi maru maru hachi)
Programming
Language(s)Japanese
FormatTalk, Sports
AffiliationsJRN
NRN
Ownership
OwnerAsahi Radio Broadcasting Corporation
History
First air date
November 11, 1951 (1951-11-11)
Former frequencies
1951-1978: 1010 kHz
Technical information
Power50 kW
Links
Webcastradiko
Websiteabc1008.com

TV

JOAY-DTV
Osaka, Kansai region
Japan
ChannelsDigital: 15 (UHF)
Virtual: 6
BrandingABC
Programming
AffiliationsAll-Nippon News Network
Ownership
OwnerAsahi Television Broadcasting Corporation
History
FoundedMay 25, 1955
First air date
December 1, 1956
Former call signs
Analog
1956-1959: JOBX-TV
1959-2011: JONR-TV
Digital
2003-2018: JONR-DTV
Former channel number(s)
Analog:
6 (VHF) (1956-2011)
Japan News Network (December 1, 1956- March 31, 1975)
Technical information
Licensing authority
MIC
ERP23 kW
Links
Websiteasahi.jp

Broadcasting

Radio

JONR

TV (Analog)

JONR-TV (former callsign: JOBX-TV)
  • Channel 6

TV (Digital)

JOAY-DTV (former callsign: JONR-DTV)
  • Channel 15 (Remote controller button: 6)

Offices

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Hepburn: Asahi Hōsō kabushiki gaisha
  2. ^ 朝日放送ラジオ株式会社, Asahi Hōsō Rajio kabushiki gaisha, ABC Radio
  3. ^ 朝日放送テレビ株式会社, Asahi Hōsō Terebi kabushiki gaisha, ABC TV

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