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Nigeria requires 35 mln STC to complete TV switchover - NBC

Tuesday 20 June 2017 | 11:38 CET | News
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) says the country needs 32 million Set Top Box (STB) for it to switch from analogue to digital terrestrial broadcasting, reports The Guardian. NBC's Director-General Ishaq Kawu said that the number was arrived at by dividing 191 million Nigerians by six, which represented the number of a household. He said Digital Switch Over (DSO) process was a huge financial, technical and logistical challenge. According to him, switching on a huge country like Nigeria requires tremendous financial commitment.

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