Mega FM was founded in 2010 and is a state-onwed media that belongs to the Nile Radio Company managed by the National Media Authority (link to profile). Radio Mega FM provides free entertainment content as well as programs addressing the public affairs.
The station is headed by Mohamed Nawar, who was appointed as the Chairman of the Nile Radio Company by the National Media Authority in 2018. Prior to this position, Nawar served as Vice President of the state-owned Egyptian Radio. He also served as a radio reporter in a number of ministries including the Ministry of Interior, and the Presidency. Nawar also served as a media advisor to the Council of Arab Interior Ministers.
In June 2018, Alaa Gaweesh was moved from Shabee FM to Mega FM Radio as director of its programs.
Media Companies / Groups
Nile Radio Company
Mega FM belongs to the state-owned Nile Radio Company, and managed by the National Media Authority. Nile Radio Company is also the parent company of the Nile Radio Network, managed by the Egyptian Media Group that is owned by the General Intelligence.
Mohamed Nawar, was appointed in the beginning of 2018 by the decision of the National Media Authority chairman to be the managing director of Nile Radio productions. Prior to that, he served as deputy head of the National Egyptian Radio. He also worked a
Alaa Gaweesh, was the program director after cancelling the position of "Radio Director" in the four radio stations owned by the Nile Radio network.
Other Important People
is the Executive Director of Nile Radio Company, which owns Mega FM, Nagham FM, and Radio Hits.
Tarek Abo Al-Soued,
was appointed as head of Nile Radio Networks in May 2018. Before, he has been the head of Radio 9090. He has great experience in setting up radio stations, co-founding Nogoum FM, Radio Misr and Miga Hits radio stations.
Revenue (in Mill. $)
The capital of Nile Radio Company, owner of Mega FM Radio, upon its establishment in 2015 was LE 5 million.
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
There is no information available on the station’s listening rates. However, the MOM team relied on its advisory group to include Mega FM in the database as one of Egypt most popular radio stations.