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Trouble looms between NCC, NBC over how MTN’ll use N34bn broadcast frequency

NCC and NBC

Serious indications have emerged showing that the original plan of the leading telecoms services provider, MTN Nigeria in buying over a controversial N34bn 700 MHz broadcast frequency is now in danger. This is based on the fact that the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC) has decided that MTN should retain the frequency it acquired from the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), ...

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DSO: Enugu State takes cue from others, distributes 10,000 STBs to residents

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The Government of Enugu State, South East Nigeria has offered to give out freely, about 10,000 Set Top Boxes (STBs), following the Monday launch of Digital Switch Over (DSO) by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Governor of the State, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi who made the announcement said the STBs valued at about N15m will be given to low income households ...

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NBC deepening DSO knowledge, TV experience with regional rollouts—Kawu

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Monday, fulfilled its promise by switching on Enugu State to join the FCT, Jos, Kwara and Kaduna States, in the emerging global digital model of watching television. In his welcome address, the Director General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, said with the witch on, “The people of Enugu state will now join their ...

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Just in: Kaduna joins Jos, Ilorin, Abuja on DTT as NBC switches on DSO

launch of Abuja DSO

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), today, December 22, 2017 switched on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT), in Kaduna in an epoch making event. This is coming barely two days after the city of Ilorin was live with digital TV viewing experience. In his address of welcome, the Director General of NBC, Mallam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu noted that “We are gathered ...

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NBC to switch-on Ilorin DTT tomorrow, Kaduna on Friday

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Another feat ahead of nationwide Digital Switch Over (DSO), will tomorrow, Wednesday in Ilorin, the capital of Kwara State, come alive as the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), switch Kwara States from Analogue transmission to Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) transmission. The same event will also on Friday, December 22, 2017 take place in Kaduna, the Kaduna State capital. In a statement ...

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NBC corrects erroneous impression, explains DG’s speech at Kano forum

NBC DSO Sheraton

The attention of the Management of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has been drawn to a sensational and incorrect report circulating on the internet, where it was falsely alleged that the Director General of the Commission, Mallam Ishaq Modibbo Kawu, accused some supporters of His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, of violating the Broadcasting Code, among other embarrassing misrepresentations and ...

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What NBC DG, Kawu said at Kano Forum

NBC Kawu Modibbo

TEXT OF A SPEECH BY THE DIRECTOR GENERAL, NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMMISSION (NBC), IS’HAQ MODIBBO KAWU, AT THE KANO STAKEHOLDERS’ MEETING ON POLITICAL BROADCASTS, KANO, OCTOBER 26TH, 2017 PROTOCOLS: On behalf of the Board of Management and Staff of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), I will like to welcome everyone present here today, to this very important gathering. Two months ago, ...

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About 7 local STB companies producing in Nigeria to deepen DSO—Amana

NBC DSO Sheraton

Contrary to speculations that the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is only serious in empowering the Signal Distributors to install transmission infrastructure for the regional rollout of Digital Switch Over (DSO) without plans for availability of Set Top Boxes (STBs), the chairman of DigiTeam Nigeria, Engineer Edwards Amana has revealed that local production of the device is ongoing in not less ...

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Revealed: Why NBC through Minister’s directive paid Pinnacle group N2.5bn

NBC Kawu Modibbo

A clear indication has emerged showing that the rollout of Digital Switch Over (DSO) that took place in Abuja on December 22, 2016 was on the insistence of the federal government and not on the readiness of the Signal Distributor, Pinnacle Communications Limited. In an exclusive telephone interview with a top official of the Ministry of Information and Culture who ...

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Disquiet at NBC over alleged secret allocation of N2.5bn to signal distributor

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Though details are still sketchy as at Wednesday’s evening, tension is gathering momentum over an allegation that contrary to laid down terms and conditions for the bidding of signal distributorship in the Digital Switch Over (DSO), the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) paid about N2.5bn to Pinnacle Communications Limited, a signal distributor licensee for undisclosed services. Whereas aggrieved stakeholders in the ...

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