Newtec deploys Ka-band satellite broadband hub for NIGCOMSAT in Nigeria

Newtec will be providing a Ka-band hub platform to Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited has selected satellite specialist Newtec. The Newtec satellite broadband platform includes terminals to offer B2B and B2C broadband services.


Newtec has already installed the first satellite broadband hub that will support the thousands of satellite modems that NIGCOMSAT plans to deploy within the first year of operation.

The Newtec satellite broadband platform will leverage the NigComSat-1R satellite to provide Nigerians with voice, data, video, Internet from satellite, and application service solutions that are cost-effective and optimized for their needs.

The Federal Ministry of Communication Technology of Nigeria founded NIGCOMSAT Limited in 2006. The Nigerian communication satellite operator and service provider seeks to become the top such company in Africa.

NIGCOMSAT will leverage the NigComSat-1R to serve Nigeria’s aviation, broadcast, defense, maritime, security, and telecommunications sectors. Cost-effective solutions and affordable access may spurring a National ICT revolution in Nigeria, which will benefit both the Company and the country.


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