Nigeria’s NCC pledges more investment in internet exchange 


The Nigerian Communications Commission said it will up its investment levels in the Internet Exchange of Nigeria in order to help the organisation keep local internet traffic within the country, the Punch reported.

NCC Executive Chairman Eugene Juwah said the key roles being played by IXPN were critical to Nigeria's emancipation in the global internet arena. IXPN, which commenced operations with initial funding from the commission, was formed to interconnect all internet service providers, private telecoms operators, and higher institutions in Nigeria.

The NCC boss also advised the board and management of the company to ensure it entrenched an attractive business proposition and good corporate governance that would attract the participation of all the key operators in the industry, and ensure delivery on its mandate.