Nigeria is expected to acquire new satellites in another four years for maximum coverage of the country. This is even as it has been revealed that through a platform invented by Nigeria Communication Satellite (NigComSat) Limited, the country saved over $19.5 million (N8 billion) in capital flights.
Though, still silent about cost and modalities the new satellite acquisitions will take, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, NigComSat, Dr. Abimbola Alale, who disclosed this, stressed that Nigeria will acquire more satellites between now and 2025, “with the NigComSat-2 (High Throughput Satellite) due for launch in 2023, while NigComSat-3 will be launched in 2025.”
Alale revealed this in Lagos, yesterday at the Stakeholders’ Forum 2021 with the theme: “NigComSat: The Present and the Future,” organized by NigComSat…
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