IT News Nigeria:
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced that, to date, the Commission has issued Landing Permits to 55 Space Stations providing coverage over Nigeria’s territory.
In a statement signed by Director, Public Affairs at NCC, Henry Nkemadu, it added that, the regulator, in exercise of its functions enshrined in the Nigerian Communications Act NCA-2003, developed the Commercial Satellite Communications Guidelines for the telecommunications industry in Nigeria, which came into effect in November 2018.
The apex industry watchdog also said this is in line with the provisions of Section 13 of the Commercial Satellite Communications Guidelines.
IT News Nigeria also gathered that this list of authorised Space Stations with permit to provide coverage over Nigeria is available on the Commission’s website via the URL https://www.ncc.gov.ng/technical-regulation/spectrum/list-of-authorized-space-stations-in-nigeria. NCC said this is to inform all relevant stakeholders/operators in the Nigerian telecommunications market.