10 Facts You Didn’t Know About The Multimedia Group

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The Multimedia Group is the largest independent commercial media and entertainment company in Ghana. Founded in 1995 by a Ghanaian entrepreneur, Mr. Kwasi Twum, the company has grown from humble beginnings with 12 employees to directly employing some 700 people across its 6 radio brands, 3 online assets and Ghana’s first free multi channel television brand in over 25 years of operation.

The Multimedia Group has been a major spur for the growth in the advertising, creative arts and entertainment industries, particularly the gospel music industry.

On May 1, 1995, Joy FM, Ghana’s premier independent radio station started broadcasting.

In 1996, The Multimedia Group Launched myjoyonline.com, the first Ghana based news site streaming live radio.

In 1997, Launched Luv FM in Kumasi.

In 2001, the media network acquired Grove FM (R&B Station) and reformatted to a local language station and Re-branded the station as Adom FM.

In 2004, the Multimedia Group Limited acquired Invisible FM in Kumasi and re-launched the station as Nhyira FM.

In 2006, the group acquired Radio Hitz, a local language music station, re-formatted and re-branded as Hitz FM, music and entertainment station.

Acquired Asempa FM in 2007 and launched as Ghana’s first local all talk station with a heavy dose of sports. The first radio station in the country with a sports morning Show.

In 2007, launched Ghana’s first social networking site, www.mypaddies.com which has since been (discontinued).

Launched Ghana’s first multi-channel digital free-to-air TV,  MultiTV in 2008.

The Multimedia Group – Empowering People. Prospering Together.

Source: Multimediaghana.com

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