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Media Prima Berhad
Publicly traded government-linked company
Traded as MYX: 4502
ISIN MYL4502OO000
Industry Mass Media
Founded 23 September 2003
Headquarters Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Key people
  • FD Iskandar, Chairman
  • Amrin Awaluddin, Group Managing Director
Revenue Increase RM 1.40 billion
Increase RM 137.08 million
Number of employees
5,000 (December 2015)
Divisions TV3, NTV7, 8TV, TV9, Hot FM, Fly FM, One FM, Kool FM, New Straits Times Press, Primeworks Studios], Big Tree Outdoor, Media Prima Digital
Website www.mediaprima.com.my

Media Prima Berhad (MYX: 4502) is a fully integrated media company in Malaysia that has equity interests on television stations, newspapers, radio stations, content creation and digital media.

Television stations in which it has an interest include TV3, 8TV, ntv7 and TV9. Media Prima owns 98 percent of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (NSTP), which publishes New Straits Times, BH and Harian Metro. Radio stations include Fly FM, Hot FM, one FM and Kool FM. The group also owns the production company Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd, which produces television and film content, and a group of outdoor advertising companies under its out-of-home platform. Through its subsidiary Media Prima CJ O Shopping Sdn. Bhd, it operates a home shopping business, CJ WOW SHOP.

Owned and operated networks

Television

Name Network Subsidiary Holding Company Launch date Channel (KL) Broadcasting hours (UTC+08:00) Runtime Formerly known as Languages
TV3 Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad (1984-06-01) 1 June 1984 (age 33) 12 VHF
29 UHF
24/7 MST 24 hours Majority:
Malay
Minority:
English
Indonesian
Chinese
(Cantonese)
Tagalog
Tamil
Former:
Spanish
NTV7 Natseven TV Sendirian Berhad (1998-04-07) 7 April 1998 (age 19) 7 VHF
37 UHF
06:00-02:30 MST. 20 hours 30 minutes Majority:
Chinese
(Mandarin,
Cantonese,
Hokkien)
Minority:
Malay
English
Former:
Tamil
Japanese
Korean
8TV Metropolitan TV Sendirian Berhad (2004-01-08) 8 January 2004 (age 13) 27 UHF 06:00-01:45 MST. 19 hours 45 minutes MetroVision (Channel 8/TV4)
(1 July 1995 – 1 November 1999)
Majority:
Chinese
(Mandarin,
Cantonese,
Hokkien)
Minority:
English
Korean
Former:
Malay
Japanese
TV9 Ch-9 Media Sendirian Berhad (2006-04-22) 22 April 2006 (age 11) 33 UHF 06:00-01:30 MST. 19 hours 30 minutes Channel 9
(9 September 2003 – 3 February 2005)
Majority:
Malay
Minority:
English
Indonesian
Korean

Print

Radio

Production and Distribution

Out-of-Home Advertising

  • Big Tree Outdoor Sdn Bhd
    • Kurnia Sdn Bhd
    • UPD Sdn Bhd
    • The Right Channel Sdn Bhd

Digital

  • Media Prima Digital
    • Media Prima Labs

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