The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, recently inaugurated the 18-member committee in Abuja, with NCC’s Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, Ubale Maska as Auction Adviser while the Director, Spectrum Administration, NCC, Oluwatoyin Asaju, is the Committee Chairman.
This is coming at a time when the country is having deficit budget of N5.2 trillion.
This was disclosed by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NCC and the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) at the headquarters of the Commission in Abuja.
Samson Osagie, the Executive Director, Business Development of NIGCOMSAT, said this during NIGCOMSAT limited resellers’ forum in Abuja.
Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, had called on Nigerians to patronise Nigerian Communication Satellite Limited and NextTv as they prepare to make satellite television affordable by all.
Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
The Minister for Communication, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, disclosed this on Thursday at the 6th regular meeting of the National Council on Communication Technology, holding in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Thursday said the Federal Government was working tirelessly to purchase two additional satellites for the Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd to boost its services.
Adamu Idris, the Head, Public Affairs Department of NIGCOMSAT, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
Samson Osagie, the Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development of NigComSat made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja.
Shittu said this in a statement signed by Henshaw Ogbubike, the Deputy Director, Press in the ministry on Monday in Abuja.
According to him, efforts are being made to procure two additional communication satellites to complement the existing NigComSat as a means of reaching areas that cannot easily be covered by terrestrial fibre
Danjuma Ndihgihdah, a Deputy General Manager Technical of NigComSat, made the call in a presentation to the National Conference Committee on Science and Technology on Tuesday in Abuja
In a statement in Lagos, NIGCOMSAT said that the indefinite leave followed a ministerial directive by the Communications Technology Minister, Omobola Johnson