SES wins Softwire deal for electronic education in Nigeria

Thursday 8 October 2015 | 09:28 CET | News
SES has announced a multi-year contract with Softwire Digital Solutions for capacity to implement electronic learning solutions in Nigeria. Softwire Digital Solutions has been chosen by the Nigerian government as one of several to implement a number of ICT projects, with the aim of bridging the digital and information gap that exists in rural areas of Nigeria, and provide more electronic education facilities to under-served areas. Softwire will be utilising capacity on SES's NSS-10 satellite for the deployment of this ICT project, financed by the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF).

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.


Already registered?

Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SES
Countries: Nigeria
::: add a comment

Add comment

Please login or register to leave a comment.

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


SES awarded US government satellite products contract

Published 02 Nov 2017 15:51 CET | United States
SES Government Solutions was awarded a spot on the Complex Commercial Satellite Communications Solutions contract (CS3) by the US ...

SES ties up with Cable Channels Nigeria for digital services

Published 11 May 2016 10:22 CET | Nigeria
SES has signed a multi-year agreement with Cable Channels Nigeria (CCNL) to provide a video platform via SES' orbital position ...

Nigerian govt aims to digitise civil service records in 2016

Published 31 Dec 2015 09:12 CET | Nigeria
The Federal Government will digitise the operations of the Federal Civil Service in 2016 to prevent vital documents from being ...

SES launches broadband service in Africa

Published 19 Nov 2015 09:36 CET | Africa
SES has announced the launch of SES Broadband, a flexible and customised high-speed broadband service, in South Africa, Ethiopia, ...

SES revenues rise 5.5% to EUR 439.5 mln in Q3

Published 30 Oct 2015 10:15 CET | World
Satellite operator SES said revenues for the third quarter rose 5.5 percent from the year before to EUR 493.5 million, boosted by ...

Scripps Networks Interactive expands distribution with SES

Published 28 Oct 2015 14:06 CET | North America
Lifestyle content producer Scripps Networks Interactive picked SES to expand and migrate its North American distribution platform ...

MTN Nigeria, NUC partner on ICT education conference

Published 31 Aug 2015 09:52 CET | Nigeria
The MTN Nigeria Foundation has partnered the National Universities Commission (NUC) on a conference to discuss the role ...

Vodacom Nigeria supports schoolgirls wanting to study ICT

Published 08 May 2015 13:24 CET | Nigeria
Vodacom Business Nigeria has partnered with e-Business Life Communication to support senior secondary schoolgirls interested in ...

Globacom partners university on e-learning

Published 08 Sep 2014 13:05 CET | Nigeria
Nigerian operator Globacom and the University of Ilorin have entered into a partnership to bring e-learning to students using ...

Phase3 Telecom plans to boost e-Learning initiative

Published 30 Jan 2014 13:20 CET | Nigeria
African aerial fibre network operator Phase3 Telecom said it aims to will improve the quality of ICT knowledge in the education ...

Nigerian telecoms watchdog rejects cut in annual levy

Published 11 Mar 2013 12:38 CET | Nigeria
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the request by telephone service providers for a reduction in the 2.5 percent ...