Kumasi-based OTEC FM, the first private radio station established in 1986, has been rated the best performing media house for 2018 at the Pan-African Top Brands Eminence Awards, held at the Accra International Conference Centre over the weekend.
The awards was organised under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry and the Confederation of Governance Assessment Institute (COGAI) in partnership with the Economic Monitoring Cooperation of Africa (EMCOA).
OTEC’s award is in recognition of the station’s contribution to broadcast journalism, and excellence in leadership in the media landscape, coupled with the highest conduct of ethical standards and integrity.
Other qualities which went into the nomination of OTEC for the award, included compliance, standard practice, customer relations, achievements, product or service availability, brand and service quality, packaging and relevance.
Operating on 102.9 MHz, OTEC was established in 1986 at CPC, a suburb of Kumasi, and began transmission in1995 with a unique programming format that catered for the mature, middle and upper class audience in the local language (Twi).