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Nigerian govt plans to supply affordable digital TV decoders

Thursday 20 October 2016 | 11:35 CET | News
The government plans to make affordable television decoders available to the public, at a retail price of NGN 1,500, to encourage the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting, reports ThisDay.

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