Internet Service Providers
42% of African countries without IXPs, route Internet traffic abroad
About 42 per cent of countries in Africa current lack Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), which means that most of their domestic Internet traffic is exchanged through points outside their respective country. This is usually through satellite or submarine fiber across multiple international hubs to reach their destinations. While Nigeria has about five IXPs, spread across…
Mergers, acquisition loom in ISPs space
There is strong indication that surviving Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are considering consolidation by way of mergers and acquisition as a fallout of the growing harsh operating environment in the country, Nigeria Communicationsweek has learnt.
NCC says tax, others kill 90% of ISPs in Nigeria
In his welcome address, Garba Dambatta, executive vice chairman, Prof said the larger telecom industry of which ISPs are integral part, is beset with numerous challenges.