Spacex, An American Pvt Space Exploration Co. Founded By Elon Musk, Seeking Necessary Licenses To Bring Starlink Internet Service In Nigeria.

By Daniel Adeyemi

Spacex, An American Private Space Exploration Company Founded By Elon Musk, Is Seeking Necessary Licenses To Bring Starlink, Its Internet Service Into Nigeria. This was disclosed by Ryan Goodnight, SpaceX’s Starlink Market Access Director for Africa, in a meeting with Nigerian Communications Commission’s (NCC) Executive Vice-Chairman, Prof. Umar Danbatta, last Friday in Abuja.

From L – R: Consultant to SpaceX, Levin Born; Director, Spectrum Administration, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Oluwatoyin Asaju; Executive Commissioner, Technical Services, NCC, Ubale Maska; SpaceX’s Starlink Market Access Director for Africa, Ryan Goodnight and Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, Adeleke Adewolu, during the SpaceX’s presentation to the Commission in Abuja.

According to Goodnight, Nigeria has been identified as a critical market in Africa. Before the face-to-face meeting happened last week, SpaceX had been discussing with the NCC virtually over the past several months.

This news was originally published at Tech Cabal.