Bridging The Connectivity Gap Between Internet Networks
An Internet exchange point (IXP) is a physical infrastructure that allows several Internet Service Providers (ISPs), Content Providers and other IP Centric Organizations exchange Internet traffic between their networks (autonomous systems).
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What is IXPN?
An Internet exchange point (IXP) is a physical infrastructure that allows several Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and network operators to exchange traffic between their networks, generally referred to as autonomous systems, by means of mutual peering agreements, which allow traffic to be exchanged at no cost.
Benefits Of Connecting to IXPN
One connection, direct access to multiple networks
Very low latency
Higher bandwidth at lower cost
Improve services and application performance
High speed internet access
Increase resilience and fault tolerance
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IXPN: West Africa’s Regional Internet Exchange Point
Beyond localising a single country-based local internet traffic, an African Regional Internet Exchange Point (RIXP) extends this further to localize local internet traffic within a designated African region. IXPN was chosen by African Union to be the Regional Internet Exchange Point for West African Region: