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Digital TV | Shape up or risk sanction, Nigeria tells Set Top Box makers

The Federal Government says that Set Top Box (STB) manufacturers to deliver on the technology used for delivering signals to Digital TV consumers or risk punitive sanctions. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says that claims that seven out of 13 authorised STB makers are yet to set up their factories for the manufacturing of the […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges

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 […]

Telecoms Nigeria: ‘Huge debt burden’ sparks concern, NCC chief says

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 […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges

‘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 […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges

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 […]

Buhari asked to use tech against Nigeria’s security challenges