Functions of Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) are listed herein as well as showcasing its strides. Happy reading!
The Nigerian communications satellite limited was established on the 4th of April 2006 for the provision and oversight of Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) to its customers.
Over the years, it has provided wholesome satellite service to millions of Nigerians.
Functions of Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited
The Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT) is a firm working under the supervision of the Federal Ministry of Communications Technology (FMCT) and is saddled with the responsibility of managing, controlling, and operating Communications in Nigeria.
The Functions of Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited includes:
1. Provision of adequate satellite service
The Nigerian communications satellite limited plays a major task in ensuring smooth delivery of quality satellite service to Millions of Nigerians.
This is made possible through its different units that work together to make this a reality.
2. Ensuring ease of communication
The Nigerian communications satellite limited also helps to fast-track trucking services between continents and countries.
It also provides mobile and paging platform supports. GSM backhauling services are also a very vital role in this agency.
3. It oversees and monitors the Operational status of satellite services
The Satellite Control & Operations department of the agency is saddled with the task of monitoring and controlling the operational status and orbital location of NigComSat-1R and the Satellite Networks (i.e. Ground & Space Segments and Network Operations). This is done to ensure a smooth running of the satellite services.
Read Also: Functions of the Debt Management Office
The Nigerian communications satellite limited has for over the years, played a vital role in ensuring effective service delivery in the satellite world.