The Federal Republic of Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (The Commission) pursuant to its powers under Section 2 and Section 70 (2) of the Act developed Commercial Satellite Communications Guidelines for the telecommunications sector in Nigeria. The Guidelines which came into effect in November 2018 regulates all Satellite Communications Services in all Orbits in Nigeria.

The Commission has been putting in place deliberate policies towards facilitating provisioning of Space based communications services and has developed Licensing Framework to facilitate investments and entry into the Nigerian market for provision of communications services.

The Licensing Framework documents can be found below