NigComSat-1R is built with radiation-hardened technology, high reliability, on-board software re-programmable ability, fault tolerance, redundant components and high efficiency.
28 transponders and 7 antennas guarantee stronger footprints and center beams over the African, European and Asian continents and better look angles and shorter latency for intra-African communications traffic. Adequate fade margin compensation for attenuation losses by rain guarantee increased reliability and availability.
NigComSat-1R’s Ku-band offers lowered costs for broadband services arising from frequency re-use techniques, competitively priced transmission capacity, small antennas and reduced terminal prices. With the promise of unimaginable applications, NigComSat-1R is truly first in Africa.
NIGCOMSAT LTD offers transponder leasing services on its Ku-band, C-band and Ka-band platforms on board NigComSat-1R.
- The Ku-band comprises of 14 transponders of 31.5MHz each with 3 beams over West Africa, Southern Africa and Kashi
- The C-band comprises of 4 transponders of 36MHz each with coverage over West, East and Central Africa
- While Ka-band has 8 transponders of 120MHz each for broadcast and trunking. It has three fixed spot beams over Nigeria, Europe, South Africa.