Nigeria: Six States To Go Digital Within The Next Month - Minister
As to the reason for the phased switch-over strategy, Mr Mohammed confirmed that there are significant challenges with the distribution of digital set-top boxes. As such, the government decided to do the switch-over in phases to allow for efficient management.
Nigeria's Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed has stated that six (6) States in the country will be switching over to digital broadcasting within the next month. Although the States concerned were not named at the time of the statement, the Minister mentioned that the states will spread to cover all six geo-political zones in Nigeria.