Moby Media Group

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Moby Group
Private
Industry
Founded2002
FounderSaad Mohseni
Headquarters,
Key people
Saad Mohseni
(Founder and CEO)
Number of employees
400 (2011)
WebsiteMoby Media Group

Moby Media Group is a largest media company in Afghanistan.[1] Moby Group is privately owned, with headquarters in Kabul and 15 bureaus throughout Afghanistan. The company also has an office in Dubai, where regional business is conducted.

History[edit]

Moby Group was founded by Afghan entrepreneur Saad Mohseni with the start-up help of United States government money and with a cash injection from News Corporation, led by his friend Rupert Murdoch.[2]

Saad Mohseni is an Afghan-Australian that returned to his native Afghanistan in 2002. Saad is founder and current ceo of Moby Group. Based in the capital city of Kabul, as of 2010 the company employs over 400 staff across 11 businesses.

Group structure[edit]

The company has three sections:

  • Moby Media Group, with the broadcast brands TOLO TV, Lemar TV, TOLONews and Arman FM, along with production, media distribution, talent management, print media, and directories.
  • Moby Technology Group, which operates technology companies Afghan ITT and 456 in the IT&T and Interactive voice response arenas.
  • Moby People Group, which includes the advertising agency Lapis and the AndeshaGah Internet café chain.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Saad Mohseni Is Afghanistan's First Media Mogul". National Public Radio. Retrieved 2010-09-06.
  2. ^ "nytimes.com".

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