Transpacific Broadband Group International (TBGI or Transpacific) is a domestic corporation registered with the SEC on 14 July 1995. It started commercial operation in the first half of 1996 with an authorized capital stock of Twenty-Five Million Pesos (Php25,000,000.00), divided into Two Hundred Fifty Thousand shares (250,000) with a par value of One Hundred Pesos (Php100.00) each. The amount of capital subscribed was Six Million Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (Php6,250,000.00) and One Million Five Hundred Sixty-Two Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (Php1,562,500.00) was paid-up. Its primary purpose is to engage in the business of public commercial radio, terrestrial, cable and satellite broadcast. TBGI does not have any subsidiary under it.
(On 07 November 2002, the SEC approved the increase in authorized capital stock of TBGI from Twenty-Five Million Pesos (Php25,000,000.00) divided into Two Hundred Fifty Thousand shares with par value of One Hundred Pesos (Php100.00) each, to One Hundred Fifty Million Pesos (Php150,000,000.00) divided into One Hundred Fifty Million (150,000,000) shares with par value of One Peso (Php1.00) each. On 27 December 2002, the Company's Board of Directors and stockholders approved the following resolutions: The conversion of additional paid-in capital amounting to Php58,341,330.00 into 58,341,330 shares of stock to be paid, as and by way of stock dividends, to all stockholders of the Company as of 31 December 2002 in proportion to the number of shares held by each stockholder and which will be issued out of the proposed increase in the authorized capital stock from One Hundred Fifty Million Pesos (Php150,000,000.00) to Three Hundred Eighty Million Pesos (Php380,000,000.00);
The increase in authorized capital stock from One Hundred Fifty Million Pesos (Php150,000,000.00) divided into One Hundred Fifty Million (150,000,000) shares with par value of One Peso (Php1.00) per share to Three Hundred Eighty Million Pesos (Php380,000,000.00) divided into Three Hundred Eighty Million (380,000,000) shares with par value of One Peso (Php1.00) per share; and The amendment of Article Seventh of the Amended Articles of Incorporation in relation to the proposed increase in authorized capital stock. The Company's subscribed and paid-up capital as of 31 December 2002, after incorporating the effect of stock dividends in 2002, amounts to Php139,341,330.00.
On April 15, 2003, the SEC approved the aforesaid increase and amendments. The Company is a duly registered Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) enterprise with Registration Certificate No. 95-53 dated 29 November 1995 and has a 25-year Lease Agreement to build, maintain, and manage a satellite earth station within the CSEZ. TBGI holds a 25-year Congressional Telecom Franchise for commercial telecommunications operations under RA 8657, which the legislative body passed into law on 22 June 1998. It also has an approved Provisional Authority to transmit radio signals to satellites granted by National Telecommunication Commission (NTC).