NIGCOMSAT, Dimension Data Sign Agreement

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

In the partnership agreement, NIGCOMSAT Ltd is to provide Dimension Data, with internet Service on the NigComSat-1R network platform for one year in the first instance on the Ku dedicated band.

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

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

Commenting shortly after the signing, the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Mrs Egerton-Idehen, expressed optimism on the partnership and averred that NIGCOMSAT will provide the most excellent services to its clientele having upgraded its facility to cutting-edge technology.

Managing Director, NIGCOMSAT Ltd, Mrs Jane Nekechi Egerton-Idehen and The Country Director, Dimension Data, Mr Olugbenga Olabiyi shortly after signing the Agreement in Lagos.

She said NIGCOMSAT is competing well now in the global satellite market with the view to taking its rightful position, ‘though we are in the market now, we are not late and l can assure you that we are there for business’.

The Managing Director further stated that ‘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’.

Also commenting, the Country Manager for Dimension Data, Mr. Olugbenga Olabiyi noted that he is focused on creating unique and bespoke IT solutions for its customers while delivering services that are value-driven.

‘Through customer engagement and outstanding technology infrastructure that advanced productivity and business growth’, the Country Director stated.

With this continued drive and focus, the new NIGCOMSAT is gradually meeting the objectives of the Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy under the watchful eyes of Dr. Bosun Tijani who is spearheading a series of initiatives to expand connectivity and promote digital inclusion in the nation’s economy.

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