NIGCOMSAT Limited, the company incharge of Nigeria’s communication satellite announced that the company will provide Internet facilities over 400 Community Tele-Centres (CTC) nationwide. The project is meant to provide affordable access Internet, multimedia and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) in remote and unserved urban areas.
The project is designed to provide value added service such as e-Learning centres for distant learning students, e-Health care delivery, wireless access to homes, repair centre and space education. The centre will also act as distribution points for NIGCOMSAT’s e-Learning certification programme. NIGCOMSAT is trying to forge strategic partnerships with pioneering organizations in the downstream sector such as Linkserve Limited and Sub-Urban Telecoms to ensure cost-effective and high quality service delivery in the industry. Currently the satellite is providing services to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), CIT, Emperion, Galaxy Blackbone Plc and Cyberspace with sales commitment to Defense Headquarters, Immigration, Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Craft Technologies, Digitech Broadcasting International as well as other operators in telecommunications industry.