Nigeria: Digital switchover date set for 2012

Technology & Convergence

The Federal government has said that come 2012, all analog transmission across the country will be switched off in line with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

Speaking yesterday at the launch of DStv Mobile television at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja by Details Nigeria, the Acting Director-General, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Mr. Yomi Bolarinwa said the government would ensure that by 2015 which is the set target by the MDGs, no home in Nigeria will be left behind in receiving signals.

(Vanguard (Lagos), 29 August 2007)