Accra, Jan. 22, GNA - TV3 Network Ghana Limited, have launched another radio station 3FM 92.7, which seeks to transform the airwaves with unbiased, innovative, creative and other developmental programmes to the public.
The radio station is the second of the four radio stations of MG Radio Limited and 3FM is an English speaking station.
3FM 92.7 with the tagline ‘fair and square’ was launched by the Omanhene of Essikado, Nana Kobina Nketsia with support from the Group CEO of Media General Mawuli Hedo, Deputy Minister of Information Ato Sarpong, Board Chairman of TV3 Network Professor Kojo Yankah among other dignitaries at the forecourt of TV3, Adesa We, Accra.
Speaking at the ceremony Mr Sarpong encouraged 3FM to be different among the many radio stations adding that, the media is required to provide truthful and reliable information to the public.
“I expect 3FM to lift high the standards in broadcasting and operate at the highest level of excellence. It is easy to be trapped into tradition but I encourage 3FM to be different and to have the bravery to go on the different path of radio broadcasting for others to follow’’ he stated.
Mr Sarpong also appealed to media practitioners to verify information before publishing them so as not to create fear and panic.
He announced that the digital migration of media stations in Ghana would be realised this year.
“Ghana is on course to migrate from analogue broadcasting to digital broadcasting this year. The project is progressing well and in a couple of weeks the first phase of the migration, the Greater Accra and the Ashanti Regions would be completed.”
He congratulated the team of the station for winning the confidence of their listeners and expects more from them.
Nana Nketsia expressed the hope that the station would change the values of society and human life.
He demanded honesty and integrity from the media in the discharge of their duties.
The Board Chairman of MG Radio limited Professor Victor Gadzekpo promised that the station would be firm, fair and provide balanced and accurate news as well as current affairs that would examine issues and provide solutions.
He gave the assurance that, 3FM would position their brands to be the most appealing radio station as well as the most authentic voice on radio with their vibrant and insightful professionals to transform the airwaves.