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Adesina, Elumelu, Awosika congratulate News Central TV on official launch

A nation in search of cost-based pay-TV model

By Okoh Aihe The broadcast industry has been in the news lately. First, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the regulator of the industry released the 6th Edition of the Nigeria Broadcasting Code which has simmered in cacophonous responses from multi-stakeholder interests in the industry. Then, only last week, the regulator got buttoned in the National
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Adesina, Elumelu, Awosika congratulate News Central TV on official launch

NBC orders DSTV to suspend new tariffs

The Acting Director General of Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Mr. Armstrong Idachaba, yesterday ordered the management of MultiChoice, to suspend the implementation of its new hiked tariffs on different bouquets on its Digital Satellite Television, DSTV.

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Adesina, Elumelu, Awosika congratulate News Central TV on official launch

‘Mother Hen’ NBC and the potentially stifling 6th Broadcast Code

The immediate impression one gets from interacting with the recently released 6th Code of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) is that someone just might be introducing communist-style management in the country’s broadcasting landscape. Otherwise, it is almost impossible to understand what the Nigerian broadcast regulator targets to accomplish by this dangerous unitary, anti-enterprise policy that certainly will constrain innovation and organic competition in the industry.

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For broadcasting, progress roiled by intervening code

For broadcasting, progress roiled by intervening code

By Okoh Aihe IN some desperate situations some people are better wired to act. They  are innately built with supersonic sensory system that triggers them to take some preemptive actions that can ameliorate some unpleasant situations. They do something to attract attention to an unfolding situation that could potentially be dangerous. COVID-19 caught the world
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