Tag Archives: National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)

Pay TV broadcasters in Nigeria to decrypt local channels

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has called on all Pay Subscription Broadcasters which include GOTv, DStv, NTA Startimes, FreeTV Platforms among others in Nigeria to decrypt all local channels on their bouquet. In a statement, the NBC announced the decryption will last for a month. Further directives on this shall be issued by the Commission [...]

Nigeria struggles to gather funds for digital migration

Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is weighing the option of multi-lateral funding agency at single digit interest rates to generate funds and is also contemplating setting up a broadcasting fund to drive content development in the sector for the digital migration process. While Nigeria is determined to go digital by December, 2014, Emeka Mba, the [...]

Nigerian broadcasting network split to achieve digital switchover

Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) announced plans to split the government-owned broadcasting firm, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), into two independent parts in line with the directive of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to achieving digital migration. The Director General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Emeka Mba, said that the NTA is planning to set up a [...]

Nigeria targets defaulting broadcast stations to raise NGN 68 million

Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has warned it will shut down all television stations that are currently operating with expired licenses if they do not fully renew their broadcast licenses by the end of January. By the end of this month, any company that has not paid its broadcasting dues to the NBC will have [...]