Status Update On Nigeria's Digital Migration Process... Some Numbers!
According to the Director General of NBC, Mallam Issaq Modibo Kawu, Nigeria has organised the import of a total of 745,480 digital set-top boxes (STBs) out of which almost 570,000 have been delivered with just over half of those distributed and activated in Abuja and Lagos Nigeria.
For a country of more that 16 million TV households, this hardly count as achieveing success!
Kawu also informed the industry press that although the country missed the last self-imposed switchover deadline, it is now not going to set itself another time limit, but work assiduously to ensure that nation is migrated swiftly from analogue to digital broadcasting.