The Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Mr Is’haq Kawu, has said that NBC’s main goal is to turn off simple totally when Nigeria has accomplished up to 95 percent access to Free Digital Television content the nation over.
Tending to newsmen in Lagos, end of the week, he stated: “All Nigerians are qualified for access to data, regardless of class, doctrine or area. The new innovation of advanced telecom is as of now improving access in a progressive way. That will soon turn into an across the nation encounter for all Nigerians. We idealistic believe that before the year’s over, in any event half of the nation will approach Free Digital Television content,” the DG revealed.
The June 17, 2017 Digital Switchover due date, Modibbo stated, is a benchmark date for the computerized switchover in Nigeria. “Many have confused the procedure, accepting that on that date, practically like an enchantment vow, Nigerians would wake up to find that we have turned off simple and exchanged on advanced TV, everywhere on our nation.
Our course of events plan is to execute a staged usage of six states, at a period. So as we finish up the six states at present in advance, we would pick another arrangement of six states, mirroring the geo-political zones, for the following stage, until the whole nation is secured.”