Pantami Announces Partnership With Space X

SHALOM OLALEYE

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami has announced partnership with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) to provide broadband access across the whole of Nigeria.

He made this announcement at the ongoing US-Africa Leaders’ Forum (USALF), taking place in Washington DC, United States of America.

Pantami

As part of the partnership, Space X is to provide broadband access across the whole of Nigeria, enabling nation-wide access to broadband connectivity way ahead of the December 2025 schedule.

 With this collaboration with SpaceX’s Starlink, Nigeria is set to be the 1st African country to introduce the service. The nation-wide rollout shall take place before the end of 2022, after conclusion of a few administrative processes.