NIGCOMSAT to ensure broadband penetration to all parts of Nigeria


    The Managing Director, Nigerian Communication Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT), Abimbola Alale has said that the company would ensure that the internet broadband is penetrated to every part of Nigeria.

    Alale who was represented by the Executive Director, Engineering Services, Kazzem Raji, made this known during the first NIGCOMSAT Channel Partners Awards and Dinner Night in Abuja on Wednesday.

    According to her, NIGCOMSAT would ensure that broadband access would not only be in the urban areas but would also get to the rural communities, the served and under-served areas.

    “We believe that majority of our people live in rural areas and we want to provide broadband services to the last village in Nigeria so that the people will appreciate their government more.”

    Alale said that the purpose of the award night was to celebrate the achievements of concerted effort of the company so far and how to achieve outstanding levels of business excellence.

    She said: “This is of utmost importance as NIGCOMSAT gears towards the next phase of its economic development by our commitment to drive the market frontiers to the next level. Our economic environment in the communication satellite industry is being reshaped by industry and technological trend , which are disrupting business models.

    “As more terrestrial networks are landing the shores of the country and more are penetrating the hinterlands.

    “Future growth and competitiveness will be anchored on redesigning new business models, innovation by ways of tailoring Value Added Services (VAS) to suit specific business needs in contrast to the traditional mode of service delivery.

    “Jointly, we must expand our business frontiers aggressively to rake in clients from diverse industries and NIGCOMSAT will be well positioned as a company of the future to partner with in business delivery,” she noted.


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