The joining fee is paid one-off in advance of connection by all members.
The port fee is invoiced bi-annually to members depending on port speed.
Your first invoice will include the joining fee, membership fee (pro-rata) and the port fee (pro-rata).
Below is a sample billing estimate for a member joining the exchange point in January with a three-month billing window.
Joining Fee (one-off payment)= ₦250,000
Membership Fee (quarterly)= ₦ 65,000
Port Fee =₦20,000 x 3 = ₦ 60,000
TOTAL = ₦375,000 (for the 3 months billing period)
Remember the Joining fee is paid once and would not be included in subsequent billing.
For the avoidance of doubt, you can send an email to email@example.com for any membership or application enquiries.
Members should be aware of their own utilization if the average measured traffic on a member’s port exceeds 80% of its capacity, a Port Congestion Charge equal to the Basic Port Charge for that type of port shall be payable in addition to all other port fees. IXPN will provide real time usage graphs provided for member ports.