BPE set to sell 10 NIPPs, NIGCOMSAT
The remaining 10 Nigerian National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) are to be privatised this year by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) as part of efforts...
Galaxy Backbone reaffirms local partnership for space segment, satellite services
Galaxy has been and continues to obtain the satellite capacity required from its sister agency, NIGCOMSAT. This has given federal government the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of economies of scale and encourage local partnerships.
Nigeria seeks AfDB’s intervention on ICT infrastructure for Industry 4.0
The Federal Government has asked the African Development Bank (AfDB) to intervene in building the trans-Saharan optic fiber...
TStv, NigComSat team up to battle DStv, others
TSTV, the wholly owned Nigerian Pay TV operator which failed to impress at launch has reportedly teamed up with Nigerian Communication Satellite (NigComSat) for a relaunch.
NigComSat, Sawtel, PSIN partner to develop public sector
Public Service Institute of Nigeria (PSIN), Nigeria Communication Satellite (NigComSat) Limited and Sawtel Technologies Limited have signed a tripartite agreement for the implementation...
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.
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.