The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News guardian.ng 18 Sep, 2020 04:00 am

The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News
The dust raised by the Senate’s probe into the NTA-StarTimes deal is a reminder of the famous saying that the government has no business doing business.

Via more affordable and multipurpose Internet services, consumers can now stream all manner of programmes and latest movies at their convenience.In South Africa, the DSTV decoder goes with Internet services.Why not have them upgraded and change the decoder to facilitate Internet services in homes?The government-owned network in 2008 went into a partnership with the Star Communications Technology of China, to birth NTA-Star TV Network Limited – the operator of StarTimes PayTV.

About 12 years after the deal and 11 years of StarTimes PayTV viewership, officials recently got summons to account for their stewardship.Thankfully, the management of NTA-Star TV Network Limited has welcomed a forensic audit on its finances and operations, as requested by the Senate’s Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning.

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