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Nigeria aims to localise web traffic by 50% by 2020

Tuesday 20 December 2016 | 09:29 CET | News
Nigeria is hoping to localise internet traffic in the country by as much as 50 percent by 2020 through its Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), reports the Guardian. The rate of growth of internet traffic is a useful indicator of the health of the entire internet ecosystem, as well as in measuring the development of the digital economy. Localisation of Internet traffic by telecommunications operators and ISPs has increased over the past five years, but the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN) believes that more collaboration by stakeholders could bring about the required rise in the traffic.

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