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Lagos To Host Summit To Address Future of Nigeria’s Digital Broadcasting Ecosystem

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The 3rd International Summit on Digital Broadcasting in Nigeria has been scheduled to hold in Lagos between August 22 and 23, 2017 at Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos State.

This was disclosed on Thursday, August 17 by the General Manager of Lagos Television (LTV) and South West Chairman of Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON), Mrs. Funke Moore.

Moore, while addressing a Press Conference ahead of the event, revealed that the seamless transition from the analogue broadcasting to Digital Switch Over (DSO) will top discussions at the summit.

According to her, the theme of the event, “The Future of Nigeria’s Digital Broadcasting Ecosystem: Technology, Content, Platforms, and Devices”, will provide broadcasters – Television and Radio, as well as other industry stakeholders in Nigeria – the crucial information and industry knowledge, opportunities and challenges to be faced by professionals in the evolving digital age especially in Nigeria.

“For the successful Digital Switch-Over (DSO) in Nigeria, the current Terrestrial Free to Air licenses for both private and public (institutions) will be the first switch to digital before other channels come on board. It is therefore important that current operators be well informed and educated to complement the efforts of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on its DSO roadmap”, she explained.

Moore expressed the belief that at the end of the summit the broadcast industry would be fully equipped to actualize the DSO project.

The summit will feature renowned local and international speakers and resource persons who will showcase global best practices and share experiences, whilst outlining practical strategies and plan modalities to enable the broadcast media industry to achieve the best outcome from digital broadcasting. (LASG)

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