Jun 18, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Elon Musk’s Starlink Plans to Debut in Nigeria, to Compete with MTN, Airtel, Glo

– The Nigerian Communications Commission met with Elon Musk’s Starlink company to settle in Nigeria.

– Starlink is a company under SpaceX, a space transportation services company, and provides broadband.

– The company will compete with network providers such as MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, Globacom and 9mobile

Tesla founder Elon Musk will set up Starlink in Nigeria. A move that will compete with network providers such as MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel and 9mobile.

Starlink is under SpaceX, an American aerospace manufacturer that is also owned by Musk. The billionaire wants to bring satellite broadband to Nigeria, and his SpaceX team has met with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice, attended the meeting. involved Chairman of NCC, represented by Ubale Maska, Executive Commissioner of NCC.

Both parties met to discuss the plan to create Starlink for the African market largest economy, the company is pursuing the necessary licenses to set up its base in Nigeria.

A statement issued by NCC stated that:

“SpaceX is Nigeria was identified as a critical market when it introduced a low-earth orbiting (LOE) constellation of satellites to provide low-latency, high-bandwidth Internet to all corners of the world.

“SpaceX was selected in the Discussed with NCC practically over the past few months to begin the process of tracking all licenses necessary to bring Sta rlink, its satellite broadband services to Nigeria. “

Currently, the largest Internet service providers on behalf of MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel Nigeria and 9mobile are GSM-led. Given the financial opportunities Starlink offers through SpaceX, analyzes have one possible conflict.

Starlink’s establishment in Nigeria is expected to crash data costs and improve service from telecommunications subscribers complained about.

The best network service in Nigeria is expensive within the country, as are the poor quality telecommunications companies – this has left subscribers with no choice but to settle.

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