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NIGCOMSAT Seeks Partnership With LAMATA To Boost Internet Connectivity On LRMT Train System

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NIGCOMSAT seeks partnership with LAMATA to help boost Internet connectivity on the LRMT train system.

Aim to use its satellite tech to provide in-flight services such as internet connectivity and wireless entertainment.

NIGCOMSAT Seeks Partnership With LAMATA To Boost Internet Connectivity On LRMT Train System - autojosh

The Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NIGCOMSAT) is seeking partnership with the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) to enhance internet connectivity on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) train system.





On Monday April 15th, the MD of NIGCOMSAT, Mrs. Jane Nkechi Egerton-Idehen, led the organization’s Lagos regional business office on a visit to LAMATA to explore potential partnership opportunities in the provision of in-flight services for the LRMT train system.

“The purpose of the visit was to explore potential partnership opportunities that could leverage Nigcomsat’s satellite technology to improve internet connectivity on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) train system,” LAMATA said in a statement on Monday.

NIGCOMSAT Seeks Partnership With LAMATA To Boost Internet Connectivity On LRMT Train System - autojosh

“(Nigcomsat) is seeking opportunity in the provision of in-flight services ranging from internet connectivity, on board e-commerce and wireless entertainment utilizing Satellite.”

“The visit signifies a potential step towards utilizing satellite technology to enhance connectivity for Lagos commuters.”

Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT)

The Lagos Rail Mass Transit (LRMT) system currently comprises of the 27-km Blue Line between Marina – Mile 2 (first phase) and the Red Line, which spans 37-km from Agbado in Ogun State to Oyingbo in Lagos.

To help improve the efficiency and reliability of the Lagos State Blue Line Rail, LAMATA last month announced the completion and start of test-run of an Independent Power Plant for the rail system.





The Blue Line system’s independent power system is a Diesel Rotary Uninterruptible Power Supply devices (DRUPS) system. It has six sub stations installed along the corridor and guarantees constant supply of electricity to the train system including the stations.





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