End to Monopoly as Court Orders Multichoice to Sublicense Channels to Metro-digital


An Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ordered MultiChoice to sub-license some of its channels to Metro-digital in line with the code of the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC).

End to monopoly as court orders Multichoice to sublicense channels to Metro-digital

While delivering his judgement on Wednesday, Justice Olabode Adegbehingbe, dismissed the ruling of the lower court, which dismissed the suit of the Appellant, Metro-digital, despite the appealant proving the existence of the dispute between itself and the first respondent, MultiChoice.

Justice Adegbehingbe also directed the second respondent, NBC, to compel Multi-choice to follow the court order within 21 days.

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