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Digitization of Television Broadcasting in Nigeria; Content, Application, and Problems

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ABSTRACT

This study looks into the concept of digitalization, its contents, applications and challenges for the broadcast media in Nigeria. Since we are today living in the information age when the individuals, organizations and nations depend solely on the degree or amount of information at their disposal and how adequately they are managing it, the need, however, arises to also examines and analyzed literatures on digitization and the extent to which it has impacted on the operations of broadcast media in Nigeria.  The study is sourced from both the primary and secondary sources. The primary source involves in-depth interviews with media experts and stakeholders while the secondary is sourced from libraries, archives, News papers, Magazines and other desk study. Moreover, the researchers also sieved through online materials on digitization.  The study concludes that for the new digital vogue to work here in Nigeria, users should be educated about the new technology and several segment operators should also see the opportunity of the preparation time frame as a privilege to be equipped adequately against the challenges of transition from the analog to digital .The study recommendations a seamless digitization of the broadcasting media in Nigeria as the deadline for June 2015 approaches.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLE PAGE i

APPROVAL PAGE ii

DEDICATION iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

ABSTRACT vi


CHAPTER ONE: 1

GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1

1 0 Introduction 1

Statement of the problem 2

Overview of the African Traditional Media Forms 4

1.3   Aim and objectives of the Study 5

1.4   Research questions 5

1.5   Significance of the study 5

1.6 Brief methodology 6

1.7     Scope and limitations 6

1.8 Brief history of broadcasting in Nigeria 6

1.8 Operational Definitions of Some Key Terms 8


CHAPTER TWO: 9

LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORITICAL FRAMEWORK 9

2.0Introduction 9

2.1Contextual Background 9

2.2A Brief History of Satellite Technology 12

2.3\Digital satellite 13

2.4 Understanding Analogue Television. 15

2.5 Understanding Digital Television 17

2.6Brief history of the National Broadcasting Commission 17

2.6Understanding Digital Broadcasting Media 19

2.7Digital Satellite Broadcasting in Nigeria 21

2.8 Digital Broadcasting Content in Nigeria Context 23

2.8THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK 25

2.9 Mediamorphosis Theory 25

2.10 Diffusion and Technological Determinism Theory 27

2.11 Application of the Theories in this Study 28


CHAPTER THREE: 29

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 29

3.0Introduction 29

3.1Methodology 29

3.2Population of the Studies 30

3.3Sample of the study 30

3.2Study area 31

3.3Sources of Data Collection 31

3.4Sampling Techniques 32


CHAPTER FOUR: 33

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS, AND DISCUSSIONS 33

4.0 Introductions 33

4.1 Data Presentation 33

4.2Data Analysis 34

4.3 Discussion of the Findings 42

4.4 Application of the Theories Used to the Study 43


CHAPTER FIVE: 46

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION, AND RECOMMENDATION 46

5.,1 Introduction 46

5.2 Summary of the Study 46

5.3 Conclusion 47

5.4 Recommendations Based on Findings 48

5.5 Suggestion for Further Studies 49

BIBLIOGRAPHY 50

APPENDIX I 53

APPENDIX II 54



Digitization of Television Broadcasting in Nigeria; Content, Application, and Problems

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    No of Pages 63 Pages
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