Nigeria achieves 40% localisation of Internet traffic, eyes 60% by 2021
In two years’ time, precisely by 2021, Nigeria hoped to have localised its Internet traffic by as much as 60 per cent, after hitting 40 per cent by end of last year.
Nigeria’s IXP becomes regional exchange point for West Africa
With the backing of the African Union (AU), Nigeria’s Internet Exchange Point (IXPN) has become a hub for West Africa.In 2016, following a response to a call from the AU Commission
Telecom stakeholders decry over dependence on mobile data
The ease in the deployment of mobile communications as well as the challenges in the building telecommunications infrastructure required for fixed service have forced the country to depend largely on mobile data service. This is coming as the country seats at 134th position on global fixed broadband speed with 10.90 Mbps download. According to Muhammed…
Nigeria’s Internet exchange point grows local traffic by 10,000% in five years
The Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has grown traffic on its network by over 10,000 per cent in the last five years, and currently exchanges over 110 gigabits per second of traffic.
Nigeria exchanges 110 gigabyte per second of traffic locally
Nigeria internet ecosystem has achieved a significant milestone with the exchange of 110 gigabtye per second bandwidth of traffic locally, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
Nigeria’s use of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPV4) still poor -expert
Mr Muhammed Rudman, the Chief Executive Officer, IXPN/ Chair IPV6 Council of Nigeria, says Nigeria has used only seven per cent of Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPV4) and is still lagging behind in Africa.
Nigeria set to keep 30% of internet traffic local
Nigeria has made giant stride in its quest to make local internet traffic local by achieving 30 percent of domestication of local internet traffic, Nigeria CommunicationsWeek has learnt.
Ghana connects to Nigeria’s Internet Exchange point
•Move will reduce cost, improve traffic • Nigerian operator saves N20m monthly Ghana Internet Exchange Point has connected to Nigerian’s Internet Exchange Point (IXPN) to route traffic locally within the region.While this process is on a vice-versa and partnership basis, The Guardian learnt that the move is expected to enhance the chances of Nigeria becoming the regional…
IPV6 Council Nigeria @ Internet solutions harps on early migration
Internet Protocol Version Six (IPv6) Council in Nigeria has harped on the need for early migration and adoption, as part of its mandate and effort in creating awareness among service providers in the nation Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector.
Data centre services boom as internet servers head home
Nigeria CommunicationsWeek investigations revealed that relocation of website servers by private organizations to Nigeria data centres has recorded some 15 percent increase over the past one year citing better understanding of connectivity, presence of international content players in Nigeria among others.