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Broadcast Regulation  |  Nigeria: Govt Presses Forward With WebTv Licensing Despite Outcry -Reports

Nigeria’s Federal government has confirmed that it will go ahead with the licensing of online televisions, as the move will sanitise the country’s broadcast industry. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Nigerian Minister of Information and Culture, made this revelation and also ...
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Video-On-Demand  |  Pinnacle To Introduce Video-on-Demand – NBC DG

The Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, has announced that Pinnacle Communications Limited will be moving the industry to the next level with the much-anticipated launch of the very first ever push video-on-demand service in ...
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Nigeria: NBC Shuts Down Reach FM With Linked A Politician

Regular listeners of eastern Nigeria based radio station Reach Fm 104.7 would be wondering why they can't receive a signal from its frequency anymore. The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has put the lid indefinitely on Reach FM, a newly established ...

Nigeria Govt. Might Change Broadcasting Law To 'Punish' Advertisers Not Supporting Local

In a dramatic move to drive advertisers and sponsors to support local media properties in Nigeria, the country's Government is considering a change of the broadcasting code - the set of laws and regulations governing the industry - to ensure ...

Nigeria Not Tied To June 2017 Digital TV Switchover; Needs 32 Million Set-Top Boxes - NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission of Nigeria (NBC); the body responsible for implementing the country's migration from analogue to digital broadcasting has conceded it might not achieve the self-imposed switchover deadline on 17th June 2017. According to a statement from the ...

Exclusive: NBC Will Not Be Revoking Broadcasting Licences - After All!

Sources from inside the Nigerian Broadcasting space have told Broadcast Media Africa that the National Broadcasting Commission of Nigeria (NBC) may have decided not to revoke the licences of 'errant' broadcasting stations after all. This decision was apparently reached following ...

Nigeria: NBC Cannot Guarantee Migration Of Digital Broadcast Signal

Reports from Nigeria are suggesting that the country might miss the 2017 set deadline for the switchover of broadcast signal from analogue to digital. In a recent statement, Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission of Nigeria (charged with regulating the ...

Nigeria: Install Aviation Warning Lights On Broadcast Masts By End Of March - NBC Demands!

The National Broadcasting Commission of Nigeria (NBC) have pointed to the lack of Aviation Warning Lights on many broadcasting masts across the country as a very grave safety problem It has therefore given notice to all broadcast organisations in the ...

Nigeria: National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) Withdraws 54 Broadcasting Licenses

Nigeria's broadcasting regulator the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has cancelled the licenses of 54 broadcast stations for refusing to pay their fees withing the 60-day range. According to reports from the organisation, these includes both private and public broadcasting stations. ...

Nigeria's NBC To Shut Down Stations Over USD16 Million Unpaid Debt

The Nigerian Broadcast Industry Regulator, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has issued a stern warning to all the broadcasting stations in the country that are owing it licencing fees to pay within three weeks of risk being shut down. The ...

Nigeria To Use Digital Access Fund To Support Migration Plan

Digital Access Fund, which is revenue from annual TV license payments will be utilised by Nigeria's government to comply with the June 2017 digital migration deadline. Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) made this announcement ...

NBC Says It Is Switching Off Analogue Signal In Abuja Nigeria

The National Broadcasting Commission of Nigeria has declared that it is ready to, and will be migrating TV signals from analogue to digital in the nation's capital territory - Abuja on Thursday 22nd of December 2016. Nigeria's Minister of Information ...