Tag Archives: National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria

Nigeria set to achieve 100% DTT penetration by 2016

The government of Nigeria revealed that they will ensure strict adherence to the plans to achieve 100% digital television penetration by 2016. The announcement was made by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed. According to him, Nigeria will be the biggest nation in Africa with digital stations in 2020 and they will use digital switch [...]

Pinnacle hearing against NBC scheduled for October 20

Pinnacle Communications Limited’s legal action against Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over an alleged breach of contractual agreement will be heard October 20, 2015. Pinnacle Communications is dragging NBC and five other defendants before the Federal High Court in Abuja for allegedly issuing the exclusive carrier license it won to a foreign competitor as well. [...]

Nigerian regulatory to back digitisation via sale of spectrum

National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria has reportedly planned to back the on-going migration process from analogue to digital broadcasting through the sale of broadcasting spectrum bands. The sale of all spectrum is likely to generate a revenue of NGN100 million and a portion of it would be utilised for digitalisation. NBC and a few [...]