NCC, NBC un­veil guide­lines for TV white space


The Nige­rian Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Com­mis­sion, in con­junc­tion with the Na­tional Broad­cast­ing Com­mis­sion, has de­vel­oped draft guide­lines for the use of

Tele­vi­sion White Spa­ces for ru­ral broad­band con­nec­tiv­ity in Nige­ria.

The com­mis­sion dis­closed this in a state­ment signed by the Di­rec­tor, Pub­lic Af­fairs, NCC, Dr henry Nke­madu.

The NCC said that it was or­gan­is­ing an in­dus­try con­sul­ta­tion to present the draft guide­lines to all stake­hold­ers.

It said, “In prepa­ra­tion for the in­dus­try con­sul­ta­tion, the com­mis­sion is pleased to in­form all stake­hold­ers that the draft guide­lines will be avail­able on the com­mis­sion’s web­site.

“All stake­hold­ers are in­vited to pe­ruse the guide­lines and pro­vide in­put/feed­back on or be­fore the in­dus­try con­sul­ta­tion (date to be an­nounced). The feed­back will give the NCC/ NBC the op­por­tu­nity to make all nec­es­sary ad­just­ments prior to the guide­lines be­ing fi­nalised.”

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