MORE THAN 1 MILLION FREE SET-TOP BOXES AVAILABLE FOR DIGITAL SWITCH OVER IN LAGOS.
Written by Boom Radio on April 29, 2021
Nigeria’s Switch from Analog broadcast to Digital broadcast has gathered a lot of steam with launching of “free Set – top boxes by the Federal Government on Thursday the 29th of April 2021 in Lagos.
The Digital Switch Over will see Nigeria move to digital broadcasting, which means a departure from poor signal and an end to the struggle with antennas, Digital Broadcast also has the capacity to facilitate video-on-demand, audience measurement and a better viewing experience.
Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, revealed that the set-top box does not require monthly subscriptions, but only an annual access fee of N1,500. Only. Viewers will also have access to about 60 channels on the set-top box.
The Minister also informed journalist that DSO in Lagos was deliberate “This is not by accident. Lagos is Nigeria’s creative hub; hence it is important to harness the creative talents that abound in the state through this project.” Mohammed concluded by reaffirming the government’s resolve to ensure that analogue broadcasting will be completely switched-off in the country by the end of December 2022.