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OPINION | Etisalat Nigeria and logic of CBN, NCC intervention

By Doris Uche According to reports by Premium Times, Reuters and several online news outlets, the curtain appeared to have finally fallen on the long drawn-out Etisalat Nigeria bankruptcy saga, with Access, other local and foreign creditor bankers of the troubled telecommunications company poised to take over the management of the company on Thursday, June […]

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Cybersecurity now ‘top issue’ as Nigeria enters digital broadcasting era

Nigerians have been alerted that cybersecurity will become a key issue the country switches from analogue to digital broadcasting. Mr. Emeka Mba, ex-Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the nation’s broadcast regulator issued the alert amid spate of cyber attacks that have targeted broadcasting organisations across the world. While delivering a presentation at the […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

Digital TV: Abuja gets 30 free Made-in-Nigeria channels

he National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says 30 free TV channels coming after the digital switch over (DSO) in Abuja will be from Nigerian stations. Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, Director General of NBC dropped this hint during a recent visit by the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) to the broadcast regulator. The Abuja rollout of the […]

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‘Merge NBC and NCC now’, ATCON tells new Minister

The Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has called on Barrister Adebayo Shittu, the new Minister of Communication Technology to merge the two agencies of government responsible for regulating the telecoms and broadcasting industries. Engineer Lanre Ajayi, President of ATCON asked the new Minister, who was sworn in last week by President Muhammadu Buhari […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement

Nigeria’s broadcast regulator envisions N260 billion Digital Migration Dividends

Nigeria is on path to gaining an estimated N160 billion from new opportunities and possibilities to be unlocked in the economy with the ongoing Digital Switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting. Emeka Mba, the Director-General of Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the nation’s broadcasting industry regulator tells Technology Times in an exclusive interview that government expects […]

NIGERIA| Phone users can sue for ‘fraudulent’ SIM replacement