In line with the Commission’s policy of participatory regulation and the usual practice of industry wide consultation in carrying out its regulatory functions, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is organizing a stakeholders’ consultation on regulatory framework for Commercial Satellite Communications and related services.

The Commission is desirous of developing frequency licenses, application forms and landing permit for Satellite Based Services and consequently wishes to share the draft documents for comments by relevant stakeholders in order to facilitate finalization of the regulatory framework for Satellite Based Services.

All stakeholders are hereby informed that the Satellite Based Services draft documents have been uploaded on the commission’s website via the following URL:

All stakeholders are invited to peruse the documents and provide feedback/comments. Comments should be sent to the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 15th July 2020.

The Commission will finalize the all the conditions for satellite based services by 29th July 2020 after considering comments received from stakeholders.


Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, FNSE, FRAES, FAEng, FNIEEE
Nigerian Communications Commission
June 23, 2020