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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 […]

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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 […]

Microsoft’s Gates stakes $450m on polio eradication in Nigeria

‘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 […]

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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 […]

Ex-CommTech Minister leads charge for startups amid $40m funding  

Regulator mulls fair play plans for Nigerian Pay-TV market

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is conducting a baseline study of the Nigerian Pay-TV market under a plan by the broadcast regulator to check practices that undermine fair competition among players. Technology Times learnt that ahead of steps to be taken by the regulator, NBC commissioned an international team of TV market consultants to carry […]

Ex-CommTech Minister leads charge for startups amid $40m funding