Liberia collaborate with NigComSat on Its services
Mr. Dominic Kwenme, Liberian Assistant Minister of Planning in the Ministry of Education, says Nigeria is driving Africa into the technological realm with the ownership of Nigerian Communications Satellite, NigComSat.
Nigeria to launch two satellites soon, says NIGCOMSAT
The Nigeria Communication Satellite Limited on Monday said that it was collaborating with China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC) to launch two additional satellites.
NigComSat battles DStv, TStv with DTH services
Nigerian Communication Satellite (NigComSat) Limited in partnership with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) recently in Abuja launched Direct-to-Home (DTH) services. DTH refers to distribution of multi-channel television programmes in KU Band by using satellite system by providing TV signals direct to subscribers’ premises. Mr Adamu Idris, head, Public Affairs Department of NigComSat, stated that…
‘Nigeria losing $50b yearly to underutilisation of space technology’
Indeed, due to the space program inaugurated in the country in 2001 by President Obasanjo, the space opportunity in Nigeria in terms of business and the ecosystem is valued about $50billion yearly.
FG targets $86m revenue from space satellite
Mr. Adebayo Shittu, Minister of Communications, said that the Federal Government has repositioned the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) for global competitiveness to enable it generate an annual revenue of $86 million into government coffers.
‘My presence at global IT forum attracted $4 billion to Nigeria’
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, says his participation at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS Forum 2017) in Geneva, Switzerland has facilitated a $4 billion investment from India.
Reps’ panel demands cancellation of centenary city project
The House of Representatives Committee on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday directed the immediate revocation of the Centenary City project due to lack of capacity of the firm that won the contract bid.
NCS calls for rechristening of ministry of communications
Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) has said that present parent ministry- Federal Ministry of Communications which houses three key agencies should be renamed Federal Ministry of Communication Technology to capture the entire ICT sector.
Reps uncover NIGCOMSAT’s illegally awarded 500m contracts
The House of Representatives yesterday unearthed how the management of Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) breached the Public Procurement Act (PPA) for three years, awarding insurance contracts ....