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Mwende Njiraini's Blog – May 2012 Archive (2)

Assessment of the impact of Internet Exchange Points – empirical study of Kenya and Nigeria

Assessment of the impact of Internet Exchange Points – empirical study of Kenya and Nigeria - a study done by ISOC shows the Kenya Internet Exchange Point (KIXP) currently localizes approximately 1Gbit/s of peak traffic, reduces latency from 200-600 ms to 2-10 ms to 2-10ms allowing ISPs to save almost $1.5 million per year on international connectivity.

On the other hand, the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN)…

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Added by Mwende Njiraini on May 4, 2012 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Including Mobile Number Portability in Kenya Telco Business Models

According to Tom Makau, the existing telco business model in Kenya is under threat. 

Despite the exponential growth of the mobile internet it has the potential to diminishing marginal returns on investments thus the need cleverly craft triple play bundles.  Additionally, the regulator is making the environment more difficult with other measures including…

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Added by Mwende Njiraini on May 3, 2012 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

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