NIGCOMSAT partners with INFRATEL Africa

The Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd has announced a strategic partnership with INFRATEL Africa, a leading telecom company, to provide connectivity for a major rural infrastructure project in Nigeria. This collaboration aims to enhance connectivity in unserved and underserved communities, supporting the government’s goal of bridging the digital divide.

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The project will migrate 100 locations to the NigComSat-1R Ka band hub platform, significantly improving rural connectivity. The NigComSat-1R satellite capacity will facilitate expanded telecom networks and connectivity solutions, contributing to the digital economy initiatives of the current administration.

Mrs. Nkechi Jane Egerton-Idehen, Managing Director of NIGCOMSAT Ltd, expressed her enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating that it positions NIGCOMSAT Ltd as a key player in the industry. Since taking office eight months ago, she has received strong support from staff and customers, leading to significant progress in delivering services such as transponder leases, broadband internet, broadcast services, and other turnkey solutions.

Mrs. Egerton-Idehen highlighted the competencies of her internal team, emphasizing the recent infrastructure upgrades at NIGCOMSAT Ltd to meet global standards. She assured INFRATEL Africa of the company’s commitment to delivering quality services.


INFRATEL Africa, a prominent telecommunication infrastructure service provider in Nigeria and Sub-Saharan Africa, is dedicated to connecting unserved and underserved communities to the global digital landscape. The company promotes digital inclusivity and equality through its expertise and technology, driving transformational services like agency banking, telemedicine, e-learning, e-government, and solar-based cold rooms. By leveraging strategic alliances with technical partners, INFRATEL Africa enhances communication across Africa, bridging gaps irrespective of social class or location.

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