The Nigerian Communications Commission met with Elon Musk’s company, Starlink, as it plans to establish in Nigeria.
Starlink is a company under SpaceX, a space transportations services company, and its offering broadband – The company will be competing with network providers like MTN Nigeria, Airtel Nigeria, Globacom and 9mobile.
The founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, is set to establish his company, Starlink, in Nigeria, a move that will pit it against network providers like MTN Nigeria, Globacom, Airtel and 9mobile.
Starlink is under SpaceX, American aerospace manufacturer, which is also owned by Musk. The billionaire want to bring satellite-led broadband into Nigeria, and his SpaceX team has met with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The meeting involved Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, who was represented by Ubale Maska, the executive commissioner of NCC. Both parties met to discuss the plan Starlink has for the market in Africa’s largest economy, and the company is pursuing necessary licenses to set up base in Nigeria.