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NBC launches DTT in Enugu, Nigeria

The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NBC) launched the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) which would enable the nation to switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, who was present at the NTA Enugu premises where the Digital Switch Over (DSO) took place, promised to buy 10,000 set top boxes to be [...]

DSO in Nigeria supported by GOtv

Nigerias Federal Government to roll out DSO project in Enugu and Oshogbo as part of its commitment to transition from analogue to Digital Terrestrial Transmission across the nation. Mr. Ishaq Moddibo-Kawu, the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), said that the preparations for the launch in the two mentioned above states are close to [...]

NBC chose Harmonic for Olympic Winter Games 2018

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has opted for Harmonic to provide MediaGrid shared storage systems and Spectrum MediaDeck integrated media servers for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February. The announcement was made on 8 February by Jim [...]

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation rebranded

The Afrikaans Service, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), became the first service since Independence to be transformed from old NBC Afrikaans Service this week at the Gateway Centre in Khomasdal. The re-branding of the Afrikaans Service sets the scene for a complete roll-out to re-brand all the 9 other stations of the NBC. The NBC’s Afrikaans [...]

Indingo-Crawford boxing fight live on NBC

The boxing fight community have been waiting for the Julius Indongo and Terrance Crawford fight to be broadcasted live on the Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) on the 20 August. The Unified WBA Super, IBF and IBO Super Lightweight World Champion Julius Indongo will be opposed to Terrance Crawford at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, [...]

NBC in Namibia gets rights to host Japanese TV programmes

The Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, Shunshuke Takei, handed over 21 Japanese TV programmes to the Director General of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation, Stanley Similo.  Since the establishment of its Embassy in Windhoek in 2015, this was the first time the government of Japan in cooperation with the Japan Foundation provided Japanese TV [...]

Nigeria missed June 2017 deadline for DSO

Mallam Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) announced that the switch off of analogue signal will be done when 95 percent of Nigerian will have access to Free Digital Television content. Commenting the DSO initiatives, Modibbo Kawu declared: “All Nigerians are entitled to access to information, irrespective of class, creed [...]

Nigeria need 35 million STB to complete DSO

The DG of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu declared that Nigeria will need 32 million Set Top Boxes (STB) to complete the digital switch over process. The STB costs US$ 45 and the commission had made a commitment of eight million units which is about US$ 8 million. The price is too high for the [...]

NBC in Nigeria commissioned 650 000 STBs

Mallam Isha’q Modibbo Kawu, the Director General of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) revealed that the commission has acquired 650 000 set-top boxes worth $26 million for the pilot phase of the digital switch-over process in Nigeria. Kawu declared that the STBs will be available to Nigerians at the subsidized rate of US$ 4.77 to [...]

Kwesé Free Sports and Namibian Broadcasting Corporation inked new deal

Econet Media owned Kwesé Free Sporst and the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) just announced a new deal has been signed. The contract was three-year broadcast-sharing contract. Ben Amadasun, the CEO of Kwesé Free Sports declared We pride ourselves on offering world-class sporting action live and in some cases exclusively on our platform, making premium games [...]