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NBC set to roll out digitisation in 6 states

Thursday 9 March 2017 | 14:59 CET | News
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says all is set to roll out Digital Switch-Over (DSO) in the six geopolitical zones simultaneously. Malam Is'haq Modibbo-Kawu, director-general, listed the state in each of the zones to include Kaduna in the North-West, Kwara representing North-Central, Gombe in North-East, Enugu, South-East, Osun for South-West and Delta for the South-South. The director said that 70 percent of contents in the DSO are local contents, assuring that the collection of TV and Radio License fee would be gathered together to support content production.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: NBC
Countries: Nigeria
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