NIGCOMSAT aiding digital economy – Alale




The Managing-Director, Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Dr Abimbola Alale has said that the organisation is leveraging NigComSAT-1R to provide complimentary solutions for an effective digital economy.

Speaking at the 2021 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum series on Internet Governance for Development (NDSF) held in Lagos recently, she said NigComSAT is leveraging the NigComSAT-1R I by linking stakeholders, especially ones in the hinterland.

Alale, who was represented by NIGCOMSAT acting general manager Mrs Ibiye Ukoko spoke on, “The Role of NIGCOMSAT on Digital Cooperation for Enhanced Digital Economy,” stressed that benefits of using the satellite include quick and fast deployment and cheaper infrastructure in less commercially viable areas as well as broadcast services.

She added that NIGCOMSAT is leveraging this satellite to promote access to basic and advanced telecoms infrastructure and services; develop an enabling environment for ICT applications in other fields cutting across commerce, health, and education to name a few.