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Startimes asked for a review of Nigerian FG broadcast policies

Startimes the Chinese pay-TV operator in Africa calls to the Nigeria federal government to urges them on policies creations in order to support and promote the broadcast industry. This request is due according to Tunde Aina COO of StarTimes Nigeria who said that: “Businesses that require a relatively longer time to be profitable also require [...]

NBC in Nigeria to create a Digital Access Fund from TV License fees to help content creators

With the ongoing digital migration process in Nigeria, Malam Is’haq Modibbo Kawu, the director-General of the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), announced that the Commission will create a Digital Access Fund for content developers.   The DG of the NBC added that the Commission will be using the US$ 3.17 annual digital TV license fee paid [...]

NBC Universal se hace cargo de las ventas de E! en Brasil

La compañía NBC Universal pasó a hacerse cargo de la gestión de ventas publicitarias de su propia señal E! Entertainment Television en Brasil. Hasta el momento, las ventas eran responsabilidad de A&E Networks. “Fue un honor y una gran experiencia representar a E! durante los últimos tres años en Brasil. Sin embargo, debido al crecimiento [...]

NBC Universal to take care of E! sales in Brazil

NBC Universal has taken care of the managing of ad sales of its network E! Entertainment Television in Brazil. Until now the sales were handled by A&E Networks. It has been an honor and a great experience to represent E! during the last three years in Brazil. However due to the growth of both companies [...]

NBC in Nigeria received STBs for Jos pilot city digital switchover

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria has received the first batch of Set-Top-Boxes delivered by SMK Engineering Limited and Gospell Digital Technology Limited for Jos pilot city digital switchover. The   According to the acting Director General, National Broadcasting Commission, Alheri Saidu, “This will now show to Nigerians that we are serious about Nigeria [...]

NBC in Nigeria calls for appropriate regulatory structure for digital switch over

[:en] Emeka Mba director general of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) said that appropriate regulatory structure is crucial for switching broadcast services from analogue to digital system. According to him, it means that the present rules and regulations, as applied, will need to also undergo some changes, to make them more suitable in the new [...]

Paywizard selected for Nigeria digital switchover

Paywizard, the specialist in subscriber management for pay-TV annonced that it has been selected by Inview, the broadcast and OTT software and services specialist, and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) of Nigeria, to support the national digital TV switchover project. Working with Inview, Paywizards AgileXtraTM platform will manage all customer data, subscriptions and billing, including [...]

In Nigeria, ICT stakeholders request the merging of NCC and NBC

Telecom industry stakeholders in Nigeria called for the convergence of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) following the statement of the President Muhammadu Buhari who revealed that NCC is one of the main money generating agencies of the government. Lanre Ajayi, president of the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria [...]

Namibia calls for more local content production

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) is encouraging local film producers to create more content for new channels following migration to digital terrestrial television. “We have started to engage local producers to ensure that the channels are populated with local content. The accommodation of a local production, ThisTV, on our platform and a cooperation agreement signed recently [...]

EMCOAN calls for cooperation with NBC

The Electronic Media Content Owners Association of Nigeria (EMCOAN) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to work with stakeholders in order to ensure the digital migration process in Nigeria is a success. Nigeria missed the June deadline set by the ITU for transition to digital-only broadcasting and Debbie Odutayo, president of EMCOAN, says [...]