TV3 Network Limited (TV3 Ghana) is a private free-to-air television broadcaster. The company began on-air transmission on October 1, 1997, and produces a variety of television programs including news, drama, reality and entertainment shows.
With its tag line, ‘First in News, Best in Entertainment’, TV3 Ghana established itself as the most watched free-to-air television station in Ghana, having achieved 65% nationwide penetration at the end of 2006.
To be the best media station in Africa and beyond.
To create, develop produce and broadcast innovative and quality television content and services.
Incorporation and Commencement of Business
On August 29, 1996, TV3 received its Certificate of Incorporation under the Companies Code, 1963, (Act 179), as a limited liability company. The company also received its certificate to commence business on September 19, 1996.
In 1996, a Joint Venture Agreement was entered into by the Government of Ghana, Gama Media Systems, Gama Film Company and Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Berhad. This resulted in the creation of a TV station, TV3.
In March 2005, TV3 became a subsidiary of Media Prima Berhad of Malaysia, when TV3 Malaysia transferred its shareholding in Gama Film Company to it. In September 2011, TV3 was acquired and taken over by Media General Ghana Limited.
TV3 began transmission with initial coverage in the Greater Accra Region, parts of Central, Eastern and lower Volta. Coverage was expanded to the Ashanti Region in 2000 and to the Western Region in 2005.
TV3’s coverage is now nationwide in all regional capitals in Ghana:
- Greater Accra
- Ashanti Region
- Eastern Region
- Central Region
- Western Region
- Brong Ahafo Region
- Volta Region
- Nothern Region
- UpperWest Region
- UpperEast Region