With more than 50 DTH platforms, broadcasters trust us to deliver a wide range of media content to their customers’ homes – including standard TV, HDTV and the Ultra HD channels. Our platform provides free-to-air, free-to-view and pay-TV channels, as well as video-on-demand content.


NIGCOMSAT1r provides ubiquitous high speed coverage over areas that terrestrial network operators cannot reach. Even in the most remote parts of Nigeria or West Africa, NIGCOMSAT will always deliver affordable consistent, reliable, and fast broadband services.

Transponder Leasing

We offer transponder leasing services on our Ku-band, C-band and Ka-band platforms on NigComSat-1R. 28 transponders and 7 antennas guarantee stronger footprints and center beams over Africa, Europe and Asia and better look angles and shorter latency for intra-African communications traffic.


Nigerian Satellite Augmentation System (NSAS) is a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) meant to close the gap and meet the need of an augmentation system in the African continent. It is a Navigation Overlay Service (NOS) similar to European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS).

Value Added Services

We provide indigenous, innovative and cutting-edge value added services leveraging our expertise to provide solutions to industry specific needs and enhance the value of our satellite communications services. We help provide services that enhance the professionalism and processes of the workplace

Core Competence

NigComSat-1R is built with radiation-hardened technology, high reliability, on-board software re-programmable ability, fault tolerance, redundant components and high efficiency

NIGCOMSAT’s satellite broadband service connects customers in parts of Africa and Asia providing multiple solutions to their communication needs, on the Ku-band, C-band and Ka-band platforms on NigComSat-1R

Who We Are

A reference in satellite technologies

Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT) is a company and agency under the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy whose mission is to be the leading satellite operator and service provider in Africa.

Customer Testimonials

Testimonials from our esteemed and satisfied customers across different strata of satellite business

"Since over a year when we started with NIGCOMSAT, we have never had a minute-break in service"

Eben Durodola

GM at Baptist Media (New Frontiers TV)

"Our VSAT service has been on NIGCOMSAT satellite for about 6 years and I must say, NIGCOMSAT service has been the best we have ever seen in our 15 years of existence coupled with your friendly customer relationship without undermining professionalism"

Muyiwa R. Ogungboye

MD/CEO at E.Stream Networks

"It has been three good extraordinary years of subscription experience with NIGCOMSAT, with over 200 customers, the stability in its services is highly applaudable."


Nalot Multisystems

"Being a partner with NIGCOMSAT has been a good experience for us at TELIOSIS LIMITED: we have enjoyed through NIGCOMSAT prompt service delivery to our client, smooth communication and idea sharing, above all we feel so secured in our business with NIGCOMSAT Ltd."

Sanusi Adewale

Managing Director at Teliosis Ltd

"NIGCOMSAT provides world class connectivity services with an African-centric footprint and local capabilities. For over seven years we have leveraged this African asset to provide carrier grade uptime to our customers."


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