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NIGCOMSAT gets new governing council

A new governing council has been inaugurated for the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) by Barrister Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communication in Abuja. The 9-member Council which is the highest policy making organ of the government-owned communications satellite service provider, NIGCOMSAT, is chaired by Chief George Moghalu and Ms Abimbola Alale, CEO of the company, as secretary. […]

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NIGCOMSAT plans ‘affordable’ connectivity for Nigerians

Nigeria Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT), the government owned satellite services provider says it is launching its own Ka-band satellite solution to offer “affordable” communication to businesses and consumers in the country. The satellite company says its new foray forms part of the Federal Government’s effort to expand technology to rural communities. [su_quote cite=”NIGCOMSAT”]The Ka-band will offer […]

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NIGCOMSAT CEO: Defence HQ tracking Boko Haram with Nigerian satellite

The Ministry of Defence is harnessing the powers of NiGComSat-R1, the geostationary satellite owned by Nigeria to track the activities of Boko Haram, Ms Abimbola Alale, CEO, NIGCOMSAT Limited, the government owned satellite service company has said. Alale confirmed that NigComSat is working with the DHQ, the command and control centre of the Armed Forces […]

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CommTech Minister confirms plan to ‘privatise NIGCOMSAT’

Dr Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communication Technology, today confirmed that government has commenced plans to enhance the commercial values of the Nigeria Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), ahead of the sale of the public owned satellite service provider. The NIGCOMSAT privatisation plan disclosed by the CommTech Minister today at the 4the Industry ICT Stakeholders Forum organised […]

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