Nigeria’s 2022 digital switchover target uncertain as FG slows on timeline
The plan by the Federal Government to complete the country’s digital switchover (DSO) by December 7, 2022, might not be realised following the failure of the government to keep to the timelines set...
‘Digital switchover will revolutionise media space’
Stakeholders in the broadcast space have appraised National Broadcasting Commission’s (NBC) recent Digital Switchover (DSO) policy and described it as a game changer that would revolutionise the industry.
June digital switchover unrealistic as experts lament government’s laxity
It is no longer news that Nigeria has missed three deadlines to switch off analogue television to digital. Neither is it any news that the journey to digital switchover, which started over a decade ago...
How bad institutions, others stall digital switchover
After failing several deadlines set for the country’s digital switchover, Nigeria, no doubts, has shown it is still far behind in the process.Only a few households out of millions have been provided tools to enable them transit from analogue to digital television.
Experts link Nigeria’s digital switchover woes to corruption
Corruption has been identified as the main obstacle to the country’s planned migration from the analogue to digital broadcasting platform. The process, better known as Digital Switchover (DSO), since 2016, has rolled out in seven states, after two failed attempts in 2012 and 2015. However, it has run into a wall. While broadcast industry experts…
FG restates commitment to June deadline for digital switchover
The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to meet the June 2017 deadline set by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for Nigeria to achieve Digital SwitchOver (DSO) from analogue system.
Stakeholders condemn unfair competition in digital switchover
While they commended the renewed vigour of the Federal Government, which is being championed by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, the stakeholders, who spoke anonymously, however...
How Abuja’s switchover rekindles hope in Nigeria’s digitisation process
The arrays of personalities from government circle, corporate world and broadcast industry was led by President Muhammadu Buhari, represented by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.