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SpaceX seeks ISP licence in Nigeria

Wednesday 12 May 2021 | 10:48 CET | News
SpaceX, the private US space exploration company founded by Elon Musk, is seeking necessary licences to bring its Starlink internet service to Nigeria, TechCabal reported. Starlink market access director for Africa Ryan Goodnight said at a meeting with Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) executive vice-chairman and CEO Umar Danbatta that Starlink seeks a licence to offer its services via satellite in Nigeria.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: NCC / SpaceX / Starlink
Countries: Nigeria
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