Friday December 03, 2021


The Nigerian Communications Commission, pursuant to its powers under Section 70 (2) of the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 has developed Commercial Satellite Communications Guidelines (The Guidelines) for the telecommunications market in Nigeria.

The Guidelines which came into effect on November 21, 2018 regulates all Commercial Satellite Services in all Orbits in Nigeria.

By this notice, all commercial satellite Space Segment providers with footprints in Nigeria and Earth Station Operators are required to regularise their operations with the Commission as specified in the Guidelines on or before June 30, 2019.

Please note, it is a criminal offence to provide communications services without a requisite licence, authorization or exemption from the Commission.

To access the guidelines, Stakeholders are invited to visit;

Monday, December 3, 2018