Spacecom signs e-learning contract in Nigeria

Artistic rendering of the Amos 17 satellite based on the BSS-702MP bus. Photo credit: Boeing

Israeli satellite operator Spacecom has signed a multi-year contract to work with a local partner to provide Internet connectivity and e-learning solutions for schools in Nigeria Interteland in partnership with Zinox, a Nigerian internet and e-learning service provider. The deal was announced on Monday. Financial details were not disclosed.

Spacecom said its AMOS-17 digital and C-band high throughput (HTS) satellites will enable unique satellite efficiencies that cover all of Nigeria with a single beam. Spacecom believes this compares favorably with using multiple smaller beams, as is common with other high-throughput satellites, in Region. Because of this, Spacecom believes it can offer significant economic benefits and flexibility, such as: B. lower investment costs as well as cost-effective ongoing operating costs, which results in an advantage up to the end customer compared to an excellent coverage of the communities.

“High quality communication and e-learning solutions are important at all times, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to Spacecom and the unique features and cost-effective solution of the AMOS-17, Zinox was able to achieve significant advantages and high performance. We are excited to provide a more reliable service to Nigerian schools, ”said Abolade Kazeem, director of technical operations at Zinox

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