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Satellite Services  |  Satellite: Nigeria's NigComSat-1R To Be Used By Africa's Air Navigation Body

The pan-African agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) has confirmed that it will be deploying NigComSat-1R to provide its first satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) open service which will among other things help improve flight safety and ...
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Broadcasting Satellite  |  Nigeria’s NigComSat Appoints New Board Chairman

Nigeria’s satellite operator NigComSat has announced that it has officially welcomed onboard its new Board Chairman, Architect Yusuf Kazaure, following the recent board-level changes in many sectors under Nigeria’s Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. Prior to this new appointment, ...
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Nigeria: Govt To Spend Millions On NIGCOMSAT

Nigeria’s Federal Government will this year spend the sum of $9.3 million (N3.4 billion) on Nigeria’s satellite company NIGCOMSAT, according to media reports. The annual spending on the company continues amid concerns around the underutilised state of NigCOmSat 1-R, the ...

Talks With China On Satellite Procurement Still On-Going – NigComSat

The Honourable Samson Osagie, the Executive Director for Business Development at Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) has refuted recent reports claiming that the agency had suspended its loan talks with China over the procurement of a new satellite. The loan, ...

Nigeria: NigComSat Risks Losing $150 Million Chinese Loan -Reports

The dissolution of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will potentially cost the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) its $150 million Chinese loan. The abrupt change in the Federal Executive Council has affected the negotiation process ...

NIGCOMSAT To Make Satellite Internet More Affordable With PortaBilling

The Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) has revealed that it is taking on a new approach in the delivery of satellite connectivity solutions by putting together a tight-knit eco-system of Virtual Internet Service Providers (VISPs).   The VISPs will operate ...

Nigeria’s NigComSat-1R Satellite To Expire In 7 Years

Nigeria’s only communications satellite NigComSat-1R will expire by 2026, according to its managers. NigComSat-1 was conceptualised and constructed by the China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) at the cost of approximately $400m. That satellite was launched in orbit in May ...

NIGCOMSAT Collaborates With China's CGWIC To Deliver New Satellite DTH Platform In Nigeria

The Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT) and the China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) have joined forces to launch NextTv, a new satellite Direct-to-Home TV platform, as reported by some news sources in Nigeria. Previously, CGWIC had served as the ...

Nigeria: NigComSat Implements Technology To Boost E-Learning In Schools

Nigerian Communications Satellite company, NIGCOMSAT has announced that it has commenced the implementation of satellite-enabled connectivity solutions for e-Learning facilities for Nigerian schools. NigComSat is seeking to further partner with relevant stakeholders to deploy internet connectivity not only Nigeria but ...