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Nigcomsat and LAMATA explore partnership to improve internet connectivity on Lagos Rail Transit

 The Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (Nigcomsat) is seeking to form a partnership with the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to enhance internet connectivity for commuters using the Lagos rail transit system.

The Managing Director of Nigcomsat, Mrs. Jane Nkechi Egerton-Idehen, led the organization’s Lagos regional business office on a strategic visit to LAMATA on Monday to discuss this potential collaboration, as reported in a statement on LAMATA’s official X (formerly Twitter) account.

The statement highlighted that Nigcomsat, through the proposed partnership, aims to offer a range of services to the commuters of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) system. These services include robust internet connectivity, onboard e-commerce capabilities, and wireless entertainment, all powered by Nigcomsat’s satellite technology.