NigComSat, Turkey collaborate on expansion of satellite footprints

March 16th, 2018

By Angeleen Nkwocha

The Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, NigComSat, is holding talks with TA?rksat A.Az. on technicalA�and commercial agreements that would expand the satellite footprints of both companies.

This was made known at this year’s SATELLITE2018 convention in Washington D.C, USA which features all the world’s leading satellite companies with overA�15,000 satellite connectivity professionals to further their knowledge of satellite communications and space technology.

The ExecutiveA�Director, Marketing at NIGCOMSAT, Samson OsagieA�said both companies are considering the strength of joint marketing for mutual business development that will allowA�customers leverage bandwidths on satellite infrastructures, entail exchange of Nigerian and Turkish contents on broadcast platforms and as well give audience more viewing options

a�?Ia��m glad we are already considering the strength of our joint marketing, our mutual business development within the framework of the commercial and technical agreements; and the required time frame to put all these into action”, he said.

On his partA�Hasan Huseyin of TA?rksat, of A.S system in Turkey said once the modalities for the business model is put in place it will deliver on their terms of agreement.

“Once we agree on a working and agreeable business model including building a gateway on NIGCOMSAT platform and then training of NIGCOMSAT technical team in Ankara on the technical requirements of the TA?rksat system, we can begin to deliver the expectations of our agreement”, he said.


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