The station started its broadcast operations on July 27, 1999 and was officially launched in a multimedia exhibit dubbed Destination: PLANET 25 on April 23, 2000.<br /><br />With its initial partnership with TechTV, NET 25 was branded as the country’s first and only e-channel, the only television station that is devoted to providing information and entertainment on computing, Internet and information technology. With its longest-running program, Convergence, NET 25 remains to be the country’s premier TV network that is dedicated to the developments in the world of IT. Convergence is the consistent No. 1 IT show in the Philippines. More on: