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Breaking News: MultiChoice "DSTV & GOTv To Shutdown Nigeria In 2019

The Nigerian authorities have notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOTV, the Africans biggest Satellite TV provider that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year.

According to a letter to obtained by Daily Times reporter, issued on Tuesday by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC), the license issued to them in 2014 by NBC will not be renewed because it was not in line with Digital Switch Over (DSO) White Paper.

If Multichoice DSTV/GOTV will ever operate in Nigeria again after expiration of its license, the only option left for them is to go to licensed Signal Distribution company, that is Pinnacle Communications Ltd or ITS.

In recent years, GOTV has also been accused of being used as a means to siphon foreign exchange from Nigeria by its parent company, South African Multi Choice DSTV.

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