IBC 13 Logo 2012
Branding IBC 12 Iloilo
Slogan Pinoy Ang Dating!
The Birthplace of the Golden Age of Philippine Television
Channels Analog: 12 (VHF)
Digital: 25 (UHF) (ISDB-T)
Virtual: 12.16 (LCN)
Translators DYXX-TV 2 (Roxas City, Capiz)
Affiliations Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Owner Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Founded September 4, 1966
Former affiliations MBC (1966-1972)
Transmitter power 5 kilowatts
Website IBC Official Website

DYJB-TV, channel 12, is a television station of Philippine television network Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation in Iloilo City. Its studios are located at BOC Bldg., JM Basa corner Mapa Streets, Iloilo City and its transmitter is located at Purok 7, Brgy. Alaguisoc, Jordan, Guimaras with a transmitter power of 5 kilowatts. It started natinowide satellite broadcasts to bring programs live from Manila.

The current station manager is Corazon Paniergo-Robles.


  • 1975 - the first broadcast and became the first TV station in Panay Island. IBC TV-12 Iloilo reaching even outside Iloilo as a translator signal via DYXX TV-2 in Roxas City, Capiz are only relay translator station of IBC 12 Iloilo before.
  • Eddie Laczi was instrumental in the launching of the Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC TV 12) in September 1979. IBC TV 12 is considered to be the first TV news program in Iloilo City and Panay Island. A native of Pulupandan town in Negros Occidental province, Laczi also established three other radio stations for IBC in Panay beginning in 1980 (including DYRG Kalibo in 1980, DYJJ Roxas in 1981 and DYBQ Iloilo in 1987). As the station manager, Laczi was able to put Iloilo City on the global map when IBC TV 12 had its first international broadcast when it covered Pope John Paul II’s visit. It was also under Laczi’s leadership that festivals such as Dinagyang, Ati-Atihan, Paraw Regatta, and Ang Pagtaltal sa Guimaras were first covered by a TV station.
  • 1993 - But due to weather disturbance, IBC 2 are temporary off the air as of this time since it was last on air in 1993, when the typhoon struck the city caused the transmitter was heavily damaged brought by a storm. Only the two radios station in both 2 area in Panay are still exist like DYJJ in Roxas City and DYRG in Kalibo, Aklan.
  • July 18, 2011 - after 18 year hiatus, the network recently returned to air with a new transmitter for clearer signal (5-kilowatt transmitter, transmitter room and 25-foot anenna tower built on elevated location). The same day, IBC Iloilo launched its own 30-minute local newscast Express Balita Ilonggo with Bingbing Josue and Jun Arbolado as anchors.
  • January 6, 2014 - IBC Digital started broadcast on UHF 25.

Locally-produced programsEdit


IBC News and Current AfairsEdit

  • Express Balita Ilonggo (M-F 5-5:30pm) - local newscast in Region VI with Bingbing Josue and Jun Arbolado
  • IBC Newsbreak Iloilo
  • Ikaw Kabuhi Ko (1979-1993, 2011-present) (Saturday 6-7am) - first and longest humanitarian public service show in the Western Visayas region that gather funds, food and clothing, medicine and even blood for those in need, particularly in times of calamity and great distress. Current host: Atty. Jose Espinosa III. Former host: Eddie Laczi (1979-1993).

IBC Entertainment TVEdit





  • Eddie Laczi as Eagle Love (former broadcast journalist and former station manager of IBC TV 12 Iloilo and DYBQ Radyo Budyong Regional Network) (September 1979-2013) (died in October 28, 2013) (Roberto S. Benedicto opened up Iloilo City’s first television station, IBC 12, in 1979, Laczi was tapped to manage the station. A year later, a regional radio network would also be established with DYBQ in Iloilo city as flagship station with other stations in Roxas City, San Jose, Antique, and Kalibo, Aklan.)
  • Perla Zulueta
  • Jinky Baticados (field reporter) (November 1999-June 2005, currently an IBC News reporter in Manila)

Digital televisionEdit

Digital channelsEdit

UHF Channel 25 (500.143 MHz)

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming Notes
12.16 H.264 16:9 IBC IBC
12.17 INN IBC News Network
12.18 DYBQ TeleTrese DYBQ TeleTrese Iloilo
12.19 IBC Classics IBC Classics
12.20 Secarats TV Secarats TV
12.21 4:3 IBC 1SEG IBC OneSeg 1seg


See alsoEdit


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