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Pinnacle Communications distances self from Set-Top-Boxes hitches

By Bridget Chiedu Onochie, Abuja   |   09 January 2017   |   3:23 am
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Pinnacle Communications Limited has distanced itself from hitches experienced by Abuja viewers while trying to switch on their Set-Top-Boxes.

The company in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja, stated that activation of the Set-Top-boxes was not part of their assignments in the switch over from analogue to digital broadcast and as such, it should not be held responsible for hitches experienced in the attempt to switch on the activitation.

The spokesperson of the company, Mr. Jimmy Enyeh, who signed the statement however noted that in order to ensure that the hitches experienced in the course if activation of the Set-Top Boxes were nipped in the bud, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on its Facebook page, requested viewers to send a Short Messaging Service (SMS), using their decoder unique identity number to 09099966669.


Recall that President Muhammudu Buhari, represented by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, switched on the Abuja platform at the Pinnacle Broadcast Centre, Mpape recently.

But there have been controversies trailing the activation of some of the Set-Top-Boxes used after a hitch-free Digital Switch Over (DSO) from analogue to digital terrestrial television broadcast in Abuja.




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