Power FM (South Africa)

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Power FM
Power FM Logo
Broadcast areaGauteng
SloganNow We're Talking
Frequency98.7 MHz
First air date18 June 2013
OwnerMSG Afrika Investment Holdings
Sister stationsCapricorn FM

Power FM (also known as Power 98.7 FM) is a South African commercial radio station based in Gauteng.[1]

It was awarded a FM radio frequency commercial license from ICASA on 15 December 2011 and went on-air on the 18 June 2013.[1]

The radio station is owned by MSG Afrika Investment Holdings, led by Given Mkhari, with shareholders including Ndalo Media, led by Khanyi Dhlomo; Zico, led by Sandile Zungu; and various other investors.[1]

Broadcast languages[edit]

Broadcast time[edit]

Coverage area[edit]

Target audience[edit]

  • Age Group 15 - 49[1]
  • LSM 6 - 10[2]

Programme format[edit]

  • 70% Talk[1]
  • 30% Music[1]
  • During weekdays, it broadcasts talk content from 05am to 00am and music will broadcast from midnight till 05am.[2]
  • During weekends, it broadcasts music around the clock, with talk elements at various intervals.[2]


The station is based in:
POWER HOUSE, 79 Central Street, Houghton Estate, Gauteng[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Home". POWER 98.7. 2016-10-21. Retrieved 2017-09-09.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Power Fm Website". Retrieved 4 July 2013.
  3. ^ "Power FM Website (Contact)". Retrieved 4 July 2013.

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