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GLOBAL SATELLITE (G SAT) is the source of international entertainment and information in areas beyond the reach of cable television. It was born out of response to the growing demand for a better direct-to-home satellite TV provider across the Philippines.

The superior coverage of its satellite provider is even complemented by the intense security protection of its conditional access provider. This ensures security of the program content, the access system and the very technology that DTH system utilizes.

Capitalizing on the latest multi-media technology,GSAT aims to carry communication and entertainment services in an affordable package that would cater to the general public. Its programming is centered on offering wide range of genre to entertain, inform and educate the viewers.

It also offers multi-cultural and international content geared at providing diverse source of viewing pleasure. The locally-produced programs aspire to instill quality of living through in-depth discussions of relevant issues, intelligent insights and comprehensive coverage of news events.

A significant portion of the programming is also devoted to distance education, business and economic analysis, law enactment proceedings and other documentary productions. Ultimately, G SAT envisions itself to be the biggest and widest satellite TV provider in Asia - reaching every home and touching every heart – wherever you are.
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To offer advance technology and service that carry communication and entertainment services that would cater to the general viewing public and facilitate the improvement of their standard living.


Mr. Jose L. Lobregat

Presently the Chairman of GSAT, Mr. Lobregat have intensive knowledge of industry operation having been exposed to Cable operation since 1994 as president of Sun Cable Zamboanga, then in 1998 he was director of Pilipino Cable corporation. He has been an instrumental in bringing in and expanding cable TV systems nationwide. He is currently sitting in the Board of the Philippine Cable TV Association. Presently Mr. Lobregat brings his experience in Sales and Business development to the company, guiding the development and expansion of GSAT’s business for the Philippines.

As a major of Agronomy and Jose is also presently the President of the Balabagan Agricultural Corporation, representing as well the interests of the agriculture industries as they expand their industry nationally as well as internationally. He was former Manager of CoCoFed Marketing Corp and Vice President of Telemondila Holdings Inc.

Mr. Lobregat graduated from Xavier University with a bourse in BS Agriculture in 1980.
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Consul General Philip Chien A.H.

A successful entrepreneur, Consul Chien was born in Taiwan, ROC and is a naturalized Filipino Citizen. He started his journey as a businessman doing international trade particularly on garments, furniture and electronics for export. Later on, he was involved in the construction of hi-rise buildings and expanded to banking and finance with Commonwealth Savings Bank having several branches in Metro Manila.
In 1992, he entered cable television business when he established Global Cable and eventually merged with Destiny Cable giving birth to Global Destiny cable in 2004. It became one of the leading cable TV companies in the country under his leadership. In 2008, he launched a high technology communication and satellite transmission service. As Chairman, President and CEO of Global Group of Companies, Consul Chien oversees actual operation of Global News Network (GNN UHF terrestrial channel), Direct to home satellite TV (GSAT with congressional franchise), and G.TELECOMS satellite broadband (IGSAT).

Consul Chien is also actively involved in social service. He was appointed by Republic of Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama and confirmed by former President Benigno Aquino III as Consul General of the Republic of Botswana to the Philippines. He was also former Senior Adviser of Manila Economic and Cultural Office to help in the economic and cultural relations between Taiwan and Philippines. He was also installed as Commodore of the Philippine Coast Guard Auxilliary providing support and service on marine environmental protection.

Consul Chien is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Foreign Chamber Council of the Philippines, Inc. and Taiwan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.

He earned his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of the East, Philippines in 1992 and completed a course on Senior Executive in National and International Security at Harvard Kennedy School, USA in 2013.
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Mr. Allan P. Dungao

Presently a board member of Global group of companies, and Executive Vice President of First United Broadcasting Corporation and Executive Vice President of G.Telecoms, as well as Executive Vice President of Global News Network, he brings decades of Cable Broadcasting, Content Delivery and pay television service experience to the company.
On top of his current roles in the Company,Mr. Dungao was previously the President and Chairman of the Philippines Cable TV Association (PCTA) and President of the Satellite Cable Network in Pampanga. He is strong advocate of corporate citizenship in welfare and growth of the Pampanga area. Thus his contribution to the province has been recognized by numerous awards including the Outstanding Kapampangan Awardee for 2016. Mr. Dungao graduated with a course in B.S. Management from the University of the Assumption San Fernando, Pampanga.
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Mr. George S. Chua

A known entrepreneur in the Industry, Mr. Chua has an extensive knowledge and experience from technology to finance, banking and operations. He was former EVP and COO of Arms Corporation of the Philippines (ARMSCOR), the leading firearms manufacturing and supplier in the Philippines.
Mr. Chua is presently the Vice Chairman of Global Conglomerates, Inc. the company behind GSAT (Direct to Home Satellite TV), GNN (Global News Network) and G.Telecoms (iGSAT Satellite Broadband Service).

Mr. Chua also holds key positions on various Industry Organizations in Philippines as well as private companies. He is the currently President & CEO, Bayan Automotive Industries Corporation (BAIC); President, Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI); Chairman, Financial Executives Institute of the Philippines (FINEX) Foundation; Chairman & President, Kimberly Realty Corporation; Director, Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines, Inc. and Truck Manufacturer’s association, Inc.; Professorial Lecturer 1, MBA Program, University of the Philippines; Columnists for Manila Bulletin and Business Mirror; TV Host, Usapang Bayan on GNN, among others.

Mr. Chua also holds membership on different socio-civic groups which includes Commodore Philippine Coast Guard Auxiliary; Lieutenant Col. (Res)- Philippine Army, Media Affairs Group Commander, Civil Military Brigade; Member, National Press Club of the Philippines.

He has a double degree in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering from De La Salle University and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Management from Wharton University.
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Engr. Elpidio M. Paras

A known businessman in Cagayan de Oro City, Engr. Paras is the President & CEO of Parasat Cable TV Inc.; UC-1 Corporation; Dahilayan Adventure Park, the home of the longest dual zip line in the Philippines and the owner / developer of the biggest waterpark in the Philippines , Seven Seas Waterpark & Resort.
Presently a board member of Global Group of Companies (GSAT, direct to home satellite tv; GNN – Global News Network; G.Telecoms, IGSAT satellite broadband service) he brings decades of Cable Broadcasting and engineering expertise especially in the marketing and network systems of the company.

On top of his present leadership, he also sits as Independent Director of A. Brown Inc., and Southbank Inc.; He is Former Chair Cagayan de Oro ICT Business Council; Past President of Cagayan de Oro Chamber and Industry Foundation, Inc.; Former Chairman of the Xavier University Board of Trustees; Trustee of Maria Reyna Xavier University Hospital Inc., Promote CDO Foundation Inc. and the Tourism Congress of Philippines; He served as past President and Chairman of the Philippine Cable TV Association; A founding member of the Philippine Society for Orphan Disorders (PSOD), and a member of Philippine Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (PhilAAPA) among others.

He graduated Magna Cum laude with a degree in BS Mechanical Engineering from De La Salle University.
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