Aksyon TV International is another 24-hour channel of TV5 that gives a non-stop news and sports-related content from the Philippines. It carries newscast, news analysis, news talk radio, and documentary talk shows and sports news with special focus on Philippine current affairs. It is dedicated to keep Filipinos across the globe updated on the latest national and international news and current events, while keeping viewers abreast on the local sports scene. Aksyon TV International is the official worldwide broadcaster of the Philippine Basketball Association or PBA games, the first and biggest professional basketball league in Asia. For those interested in the collegiate level, Aksyon TV is also the official broadcaster of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Philippines basketball games that feature the storied teams from San Beda, Letran, Mapua, San Sebastian and other college teams.
Locally, Aksyon TV occupies the frequency previously used by another content or channel, MTV Philippines. Aksyon TV is available in most parts of the Philippines via its relay and affiliate stations, as well as cable, satellite and Internet. It is free-to-air for all viewers in Metropolitan Manila through local UHF channel 41 and UHF channel 29 for Cebu and Davao. For international, only in 2011 that it was launched under the supervision of Pilipinas Global Network Ltd., a company owned by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and ABC Development Corp. based in British Virgin Islands. The news channel is primarily accessible to Filipino viewers in the Middle East, North Africa and some parts in Europe and North America via Satellite. Now, it is available for viewing through WatchPhilippines.TV. Aksyon TV is presented in English and Filipino languages. Its existing lineup of programming draws upon Kapatid TV5’s own resources and its news partners.