Power Radio FM 99 (Pakistan)

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Power Radio FM 99
Power99-logo.jpg
City Islamabad
Broadcast area Pakistan
Slogan Gives you the Power
Frequency FM 99.00 MHz
First air date 23 March 2003
Format Entertainment, News, Current Affairs
Language(s) Urdu, English
Owner The Communicators (Pvt) Ltd.
Website power99.com.pk

Power Radio FM 99 (or simply Power 99) is a commercial FM radio station in Pakistan. It is a project of The Communicators (Pvt) Ltd.[1]

History[edit]

Power Radio FM 99 (commonly known as Power99) is one of the many commercial FM radio channels which were launched during the media boom era in Pakistan during the early 2000s. Power99, which is owned by a group known as The Communicators (Pvt) Ltd., is currently running its transmission from Islamabad, Abbottabad and Vehari. Power99 got its license from the Federal Government of Pakistan under Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA)[2] and started its transmission from 23 March 2003. The channel became popular within no time and currently it is providing entertainment and information 24/7 to its listeners.[3]

Launching[edit]

Power99 started its transmission on 23 March 2003, just within three months of obtaining License from PEMRA. Its transmitter is currently installed at A-Block Blue Area, in Islamabad. Power99 is covering an aerial distance of approximately 70 km radius which enables it to cover all big and small cities and towns in and around Islamabad. Power99 is one of the few radio stations which is equipped with latest sophisticated and state-of-art broadcast machinery and trained professionals.[3]

Objectives[edit]

Besides entertainment and Infotainment, one of the main objective of the channel is to highlight some of the important social, ethical and religious problems which are faced by the general public in a much more creative way. Another objective is To promote the neglected part of the society including the religious minorities so that they can regain their self-esteem and in this way, they can contribute in the society positively.[3]

Popular programs[edit]

Some of the Popular Programs on Power99 include[4]

  • Broad Class - Listen to Learn
  • Sportage (Sports Magazine)
  • Suno Moto (RNN)
  • News Bulletins Every Hour (RNN)
  • News Round Up (RNN)
  • Tang Takor - Pashto
  • Power Drive Time
  • Tea Time with U.S
  • Hymns To The Silence
  • Yaadon Kay Dareechay
  • Lost In History
  • Rajay Oran Dey Dadaye
  • Dari & Pashto Show
  • Aap Ka Waqt Aap Key Liye
  • The Town Talk
  • Mind Your Media
  • Crazy Afternoon
  • Whats UP
  • Power Evenings
  • Bachon Ka 99
  • Pichlay Pehar
  • Meri Khamoshi Ko Beyan Milay (RNN)
  • Manzar (RNN)
  • Mazboot Rishtay (RNN))

Management[edit]

  • Mr. Najib Ahmed (C.E.O / Director)
  • Ms. Fakhira Najib (Managing Director)[5]

Partners[edit]

  • Power99 Foundation
  • RNN (Radio News Network)
  • AIR (Association of Independent Radio Broadcasters) Pakistan

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