Nigeria to acquire two more satellites by 2025

The Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd on Thursday said that it was targeting 2025 for the acquisition of two additional satellites, to boost its global profile as a satellite operator.

The Director and Chief Executive Officer, NIGCOMSAT, Mr. Abimbola Alale, stated this in his address at the organisation’s stakeholder forum, held in Lagos under the theme, ‘NIGCOMSAT Ltd: The present and the future.”

“l am pleased to inform you of our desire to acquire more satellites between now and 2025, with the NigComSat-2 satellite due for launch in 2023, and the NigComSat-3 that will be launched in 2025.

“This will not only inspire confidence in our customers and channel partners, but also place NIGCOMSAT Ltd in the front line of communication satellite operators with a fleet of satellites in orbit,” he said.


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