Modeling a low potency ipnetwork in Nigeria.

— Investigations have shown that interior places of the nation lacked capacity for high speed Internet usage; except the cosmopolitan sections. This article, therefore, conceptualizes a robust Broadband roadmap that can effectively deliver IP-wholesale and IP-retail services, through traffic convergence. The interconnect platforms are designed to ensure automatic re-routing of broadband traffic during link or node failure. The IP-wholesale services can be delivered to all main cities in Nigeria through different wholesale hobs connected to the optic fibre backbone of converged carriers. Through these measures, IP-backbone with core-routers shall be created. From this traffic level, regional IP-network operators can feed into the IP-backbone; with the main tasks of creating resilience in the network. All IP-traffic going to the Internet will be divided over 3 physical separate landing stations to either SAT-3, GLO-1 or MAIN-1 sea cables. This system shall have the advantage whereby any sea-cable cut on one of the operators (owner) shall not cause complete traffic failure to and from Internet. Further to this, the Internet Gateway facility shall be sited in high density metropolitan cities with high consumption capacity. Metropolitan cities such as Lagos, Port-Harcourt, Kano and Abuja shall be selected for data traffic interconnection point. All the Gateways shall function as Tele-house facility. Through these mechanisms apart from securing the highly redundant IP network, valuable data can be stored at these locations. The main advantage of this model is that they share the use of the access network. Through this venture, the ISPs shall focus their efforts to their main task: providing Internet related services like IP WEBhosting, E-mail services, value added services; without worrying about transmission and distribution of traffic generated.

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Okon, B., Bassey1, D & Ogbulezie2, J (2019). Modeling a low potency ipnetwork in Nigeria.. Afribary. Retrieved from

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Okon, Bernard, et. al. "Modeling a low potency ipnetwork in Nigeria." Afribary. Afribary, 04 Nov. 2019, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.


Okon, Bernard, D. Bassey1 and J. Ogbulezie2 . "Modeling a low potency ipnetwork in Nigeria.". Afribary, Afribary, 04 Nov. 2019. Web. 21 Jun. 2024. < >.


Okon, Bernard, D. Bassey1 and J. Ogbulezie2 . "Modeling a low potency ipnetwork in Nigeria." Afribary (2019). Accessed June 21, 2024.