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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. […]

WATRA: Nigeria pushes West African telecoms partnership plan

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 […]

WATRA: Nigeria pushes West African telecoms partnership plan

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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