The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has announced recently that the Digital Broadcasting Africa Forum 2016 will be held at Eko Hotels & Suites, Lagos, Nigeria from 11 to 13 May.
According to a statement by NBC Deputy Director, Public Affairs, Mrs. Maimuna Jimada, the event is being organized by the Common Telecommunication Organization (CTO) and hosted by the NBC, with the theme “Pan-Africa transition: Achieving Digital Migration Success”.
The event is targeted at assisting Commonwealth countries understand the various facets of Digital Broadcasting consult with other stakeholders and find ways of addressing emerging challenges. It is a continuation of the successful Digital Broadcasting Switchover Forum Africa events that have taken place over the last decade.
According to the NBC, “these events have helped policy makers, regulators and operators from the African broadcasting and ICT sectors to map out their strategies for digital switchover”
Ministers in charge of Broadcasting, ICTs, Broadcasting and ICT regulators, operating companies, law enforcement authorities and international organizations among others are expected at the Forum.