TV9

TV9 television (TV9 телевиз) is a commercial TV established in 2003. It is ranked among the top 10 televisions by audience shares. TV9 broadcasts round-the-clock on 2 channels and also offers an Internet live transmission of its programs. The national media, whether print or broadcast, take little interest in the information needs of rural citizens, focusing mainly on news and events in the capital city. An exception is the commercial TV9 which regularly purchases content for its daily news programmes from provincial television journalists. The channel employs a nationwide network of rural correspondents. It distinguishes itself from other commercial televisions also through regular programs that promote budhist religious values. According to its website, the TV9 has the goal to become the leading broadcaster by enlightening citizens and promoting national unity and development. (http://tv9.mn/about-us) TV9 is considered to be affiliated with the leader of the Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP) and former President of Mongolia N. Enkhbayar. The television is owned by “Media holding LLC.” In 2016 the government appointed regulatory commission CRC stated on its website that TV9’s special license is hold by Media Holding LLC, who’s owner is Escon LLC, N. Enkhutya. (http://crc.gov.mn/k/4x/5y) N.Enkhtuya is the sister of the former President of Mongolia. N. Enkbayar.

Key facts

Audience Share

3.30 %

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

paid

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

3 ♥

Media Companies / Groups

Media Holding LLC / Escon LLC 

Ownership

Ownership Structure

100

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2003

Founder

N. Enkhtuya

Affiliated Interests Founder

Ms. N. Enkhtuya is the sister of 3rd Mongolian President N. Enkbayar who is also the leader of Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP). Ms Enkhtuya lives abroad since 2004.

Ceo

General director: N. Enkhtuya Executive Director: Т. Baasansuren

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Ms Enkhtuya as owner of Media holding LLC also owns the newspaper Zunny Medee (O-3006), FM radio 103.6 and the online news site www.polit.mn (both not MOM top media). Ms. N. Enkhtuya is the sister of the former President of Mongolia, N. Enkbayar. He is also the leader of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (MPRP).

Editor-In-Chief

Executive Director: Т. Baasansuren

Other Important People

The third President of Mongolia Enkhbayar N, brother of Ms Enkhtuya.

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

1,500,000,000.00 MNT

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

Missing Data

Market Share

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Further Information

Meta Data

The company was contacted by phone 6 times after the MOM questionnaire was sent. The survey was only partially filled out after visiting the company office in person.

Sources Media Profile

Mongolian Media Today, Press Institute of Mongolia, 2016, Document ID-1;
Maxima LLC, TV Ratings 2016, Document ID-2;
http://tv9.mn/about-us;
http://www.crc.gov.mn/k/U/5H;
http://crc.gov.mn/k/4x/5y;

  • Project by
    Press Institute of Mongolia
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ