NIGCOMSAT, Dimension Data Seal Pact To Enhance Internet Connectivity

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In line with the aspirations of the Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, to enhance the nation’s economy through digital transformation, the Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd, has signed a partnership agreement with Dimension Data, a leading IT solutions company, internet solutions service provider.

A statement issued on the deal by NIGCOMSAT’s Assistant General Manager Corporate Affairs, Aisha Bantam, indicated that in the partnership agreement, NIGCOMSAT Ltd would provide to Dimension Data, with internet service on NigComSat-1R network platform for a period of one year in the first instance on Ku dedicated band.

The partnership was sealed by the two Chief Executive Officers of the two entities, namely Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Mrs Jane Egerton-Idehen, and the Country Director of Dimension Data, Mr. Olugbenga Olabiyi, in Lagos.

Dimension Data pride itself with a vision of delivering innovative game changing technology and solutions, not only in Nigeria but also the Middle East and Africa, has a wide range of clienteles including the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Commenting shortly after the signing of the pact, Egerton-Idehen expressed her optimism about the partnership and promised that NIGCOMSAT would provide the most excellent services to its clienteles having upgraded its facility to cutting-edge technology.

She said NIGCOMSAT was strongly positioned now in the global satellite market with a view to taking its rightful position, adding that “though we are in the market now, we are not late and l can assure you that we are there for business.”

The industry expert said: “We just finished a pilot scheme with this client and signed a Master Service Agreement. We are glad that the Country Director, Gbenga Olabiyi and his team were happy with the results of our pilot. We shared all the work we are doing to reposition Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd, ensuring that our service delivery is excellent, our infrastructure reliable and our technology continuous.”

In his remarks, the Country Manager for Dimension Data assured that he would focus on creating unique and bespoke IT solutions for its customers while delivering services that are value-driven.

He maintained: “Through customer engagement and outstanding technology infrastructure that advanced productivity and business growth.”

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