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Pinnacle slaps lawsuit on NBC

Signal distributor company, Pinnacle Communications Limited, has slammed a NGN 1.2 trillion suit on Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) over an alleged breach of contractual agreement. Pinnacle, which won a carrier license made available by the federal government, claimed that NBC had represented that there was no other digital terrestrial signal distributors in Nigeria apart [...]

NBC to study competition in Nigerian broadcasting sector

Nigerias National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has reportedly invited an international team of TV market consultants to undertake an economic baseline study of the television sector in the country to tackle the growing competition in the market. The consultants are expected to review the current market structures to see if there are any restrictions to content, [...]

HBO distribuirá todo el portfolio de canales de NBC Universal en LatinoaméricaHBO to distribute NBC Universal's complete channels catalog in Latin America

HBO Latin America será el distribuidor de todo el portfolio de canales de la programadora estadounidense NBC Universal en América Latina, con excepción de Brasil, a partir del próximo 1 de julio. El nuevo acuerdo incluye a las señales Universal Channel, Syfy y Studio Universal, mientras que E! Entertainment Television (asociación entre HBO, Ole Communications [...]

NBC postpones switch off dates in Namibia

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has postponed the analogue switch-off deadline to January 31, 2015 from the predetermined date of December 15 this year, due to public demand for a grace period to acquire the NBC digital decoders.  It is not about the date, but rather about ensuring that ample decoders have been sold so that the viewers [...]

NBC to switch off analogue signals on Dec 15

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has announced that the public broadcaster will switch off its analogue transmitter on December 15 for Windhoek region. We do not want to switch off everyone in June (2015), it will be too much chaos. If we succeed we will tackle the other big towns, said Aldred Dreyer, chief technology officer [...]

NBC rules out digital migration deadline extension

Nigerian regulatory body, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has reaffirmed that the June 2015 deadline for digital migration will remain sacrosanct. After the ITU deadline, there would be no more international support for analogue spectrum as any operator still operating on the platform would be technically hedged out,” said Emeka Mba, director-general of the NBC. With [...]

NBC partners Chinese broadcaster to air Youth Olympics

State broadcaster, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), has partnered with Chinese Jiangsu Broadcast Corporation to broadcast the Summer Youth Olympics Games on NBC1 and NBC3. “This collaboration emanates from a 2012 Memorandum of Understanding signed between NBC and JSBC, were the parties agreed to cooperate on various fronts for mutual benefit, said Albertus Aochamub, Director-General of NBC. [...]

Namibian state broadcaster records revenue increase

State broadcaster, Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), announced that the organisation was on the road to financial stability for a second year running, recording a surplus of NAD 14 million (USD 1.33 million) in the 2013-2014 financial year compared to a deficit of NAD 2 million (USD 190,407) the previous year. “The 8% annual revenue increase [...]

HBO exhibirá contenido de NBC Universal en América Latina HBO to exhibit NBC Universal content in Latin America

La cadena de canales HBO exhibirá películas de la compañía NBC Universal en Latinoamérica a partir de 2015. Se trata de un acuerdo multianual que incluye a todos los países de la región, inclusive a los del Caribe, aunque excluye a Brasil. El contrato le otorga la exclusividad a HBO para estrenar en TV paga [...]