Family Lifers Forums

Create forums and topics you and your friends can discuss. You can see your friends activities, views and responses on all topics!

Home Forums Business Matters Read What Elon Musk Is Planning To Do In Nigeria That Will Revolutionize Telecom Sector

This topic contains 1 voice and has 0 replies.
1 voice
0 replies
  • Creator
    Topic
  • #10701
    Kufekpo
    Moderator

    Read What Elon Musk Is Planning To Do In Nigeria That Will Revolutionize Telecom Sector

    Elon Musk

    Elon Musk, one of the richest people in the world has concluded plans to lunch Starlink in Nigeria that will revolutionize the telecommunication sector. This is a move, that many people believe will pit against network providers like MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel, and 9mobile.

    Tesla founder, through SpaceX, has been having a discussion with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) several months in the process of getting the necessary licenses to bring Starlink, its satellite-based broadband services to Nigeria; a Starlink is under SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer, which is also owned by Musk.

    Having made significant progress in the discussion, the NCC granted SpaceX’s request for a face-to-face discussion to gain better insights on the prospects of its proposal. Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska, said, “As the regulator of a highly dynamic sector in Nigeria, the commission is conscious of the need to ensure that our regulatory actions are anchored on national interest.

    “We have listened to your presentation and we will review it vis-à-vis our regulatory direction of ensuring effective and a sustainable telecoms ecosystem where a licensee’s operational model does not dampen healthy competition among other licensees.” SpaceX’s team was led by SpaceX’s Starlink Market Access Director for Africa, Ryan Goodnight.

    The NCC said it was interested in making necessary regulatory efforts to increase broadband penetration in the country as contained in the Nigerian National Broadband Plan, 2020-2025.

    The agency is empowered by Section 70 (2) of the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA), 2003 to regulate the provision and use of all satellite communications services and networks, in whole or in part within Nigeria or on a ship or aircraft registered in Nigeria.

    Starlink is an Internet service launched by SpaceX to provide high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity especially in areas of the globe where the Internet is expensive, unreliable, or entirely unavailable.

    The report has it that Starlink satellites are 60 times closer to earth than traditional satellites; hence they are suited to areas where ground infrastructure might be a challenge to ensure that they can deliver high-speed broadband Internet to areas where the infrastructure is missing.

    Read Also: Nigerian Government Gives Dangote N22.3 Billion Tax Waiver For Second Time In Two Years [See Why]

Share
Topic tags

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.

Share

Invite your friends to Familylifers

CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW TO INVITE YOUR FRIENDS TO CONNECT WITH YOU ON FAMILYLIFERS.

WEEKLY TOP LIFERS (MEMBERS)

  1. # 1Profile Photo
    Family Lifers
    11936 Points
  2. # 2Profile Photo
    Kufekpo
    2951 Points
  3. # 3Profile Photo
    Seyibabs8
    2670 Points
  4. # 4Profile Photo
    Chichi
    1975 Points
  5. # 5Profile Photo
    John Adeleke
    1855 Points

Members

  • Profile picture of Oluwaseyi
    registered 1 week, 5 days ago
  • Profile picture of commdevices
    registered 3 months ago
  • Profile picture of Nneoma
    registered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Profile picture of Kalu
    registered 8 months ago
  • Profile picture of Isah
    registered 8 months ago

Become a member of Familylifers.com

Enjoy these benefits!

  • Connect your friends
  • Solve Marriage and Relationship Problems
  • Showcase your skills and products in our MARKET PLACE for FREE
  • Drop your CV, get a job And lots more

New Report

Close