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Media Prima Berhad
Publicly traded Public Listed Company
Traded asMYX: 4502
ISINMYL4502OO000
IndustryMass Media
Founded23 September 2003
HeadquartersBalai Berita, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Key people
  • Mohd Nasir Ahmad, Chairman
  • Kamal Khalid, Group Managing Director
Number of employees
3,919 (December 2017)
DivisionsTV3, ntv7, 8TV, TV9, MP CJ O Shopping, Hot FM, Fly FM, One FM, Kool FM, New Straits Times Press, Primeworks Studios, Big Tree, Media Prima Digital, Rev Asia Holdings,
Websitewww.mediaprima.com.my

Media Prima Berhad (MYX: 4502) Listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia, Media Prima Berhad (“Media Prima” or the “Group”) is Malaysia’s leading fully integrated media company with a complete repertoire of media-related businesses in Television, Print, Radio, Out-of-Home Advertising, as well as Content and Digital Media.

In Television, the Group maintains its number one position for viewership through its four channels TV3, 8TV, ntv7 and TV9. It is also the pioneer behind tonton, Malaysia’s popular video streaming portal which is also available in Brunei and Singapore. The Group’s content creation arm, Primeworks Studios, is Malaysia's largest production company.

Media Prima is the owner of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad, Malaysia’s largest publisher with three national newspapers – New Straits Times, BH and Harian Metro. In Radio, the Group is represented by four stations – Fly FM, Hot FM, one FM and Kool FM. Media Prima is also a market leader in Out-of-Home Advertising represented by Big Tree, The Right Channel, Kurnia Outdoor, Gotcha, UPD, and Big Tree Seni Jaya.

Since the launch of Media Prima’s transformation programme Odyssey in 2016, the Group ventured into more digital and consumer-based businesses which includes its successful home shopping network CJ WOW SHOP, and education portal FullAMark. Media Prima currently ranks third in Malaysia (behind Google and Facebook) in digital reach after the 2017 acquisition of Rev Asia Holdings, one of Southeast Asia’s leading digital media groups.

Its digital media subsidiary Media Prima Digital was founded to innovate digital solutions and creative strategies for the Group. Media Prima Labs, a unit under Media Prima Digital, aims to extend the Group’s unique intellectual properties into the expanse of technological innovation and games.

Owned and operated networks[edit]

Television[edit]

Name Network Subsidiary Holding Company Launch date Channel content Formerly known as Languages
TV3 Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad 1 June 1984 (age 34) A 24-hour premium mass Malay entertainment channel that offers a variety of local programmes ranging from reality shows, game shows, news, magazine, drama to telemovie and also showing some of English programmes, Hollywood movies and Chinese movies. Majority:
Malay
Minority:
English
Indonesian
Chinese
(Mandarin, Cantonese)
Tagalog
Tamil
Formerly:
Spanish
NTV7 Natseven TV Sdn Bhd 7 April 1998 (age 20) A popular Urban entertainment channel broadcast in English and Malay. This channel is currently showing from talkshow, entertainment, drama to telemovie and also showing some of Chinese content such as Mandarin news. Majority:
English
Malay
Minority:
Thai
Korean
Chinese
(Mandarin)
Formerly:
Turkish
Tamil
Japanese
Chinese
(Hokkien, Cantonese)
8TV Metropolitan TV Sdn Bhd 8 January 2004 (age 14) A premium mass Chinese entertainment channel that offers local content as well as programmes from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Korea and Thailand. MetroVision (Channel 8/TV4)
(1 July 1995 – 1 November 1999)
Majority:
Chinese
(Mandarin,
Cantonese,
Hokkien)
Minority:
Korean
Thai
Formerly:
Malay
English
Japanese
TV9 Ch-9 Media Sdn Bhd 22 April 2006 (age 12) A Young Fresh Mass Malay entertainment channel that showing Malaysia Football, Islamic program, Indonesia Sinetron and homeshopping program, CJ Wow Shop. Channel 9
(9 September 2003 – 3 February 2005)
Majority:
Chinese
(Mandarin,
Cantonese,
Hokkien)
Minority:
Korean
Thai
Formerly:
Malay
English
Japanese

Print[edit]

Radio[edit]

Production and Distribution[edit]

Out-of-Home Advertising[edit]

  • Big Tree
    • Kurnia Outdoor
    • UPD
    • The Right Channel
    • Gotcha
    • Big Tree Seni Jaya

Digital[edit]

  • Media Prima Digital
    • Media Prima Labs
    • Rev Asia Holdings

Home Shopping[edit]

  • CJ WOW SHOP

References[edit]

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