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International Carriers

Thanks to our own network spanning over Africa, we provide the tools your company needs to grow the business across the continent.

L2-L3 service

DIA service

IPLC service

Managed Services

L2-L3 service

The service

The AFR-IX L2-L3 service allows you to connect your African sites through the AFR-IX MPLS Network with a wide variety of solutions according to your needs.

Our infrastructure offers a Cisco backbone developed and maintained by Cisco Certified Engineers. Therefore, we can develop complex architectural engineering solutions: E-Line & E-Lan.

AFR-IX manages orders using a one stop shop method: you order points in different countries and AFR-IX takes care of the connection effectively.

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Basic Features

Technical Specifications

  • Layer 2 o Layer 3 connectivity through the AFR-IX MPLS Network
  • Secure, reliable data transmission
  • Flexible topology
  • Circuit termination with POPs in Africa
  • Re-routing capacity
Interconnection Capacity Class of Service
ENNI (External Network Interface) UNI (User to Network Interfasce) N x 1Mbps N x 10Mbps N x 100 Mbps 1Gbps Gold / Silver / Bronze Best Effort

Main Benefits

cost effective

1. More cost effective than IPLC

reliable connectivity

2. Secure, reliable connectivity

low latency

3. Low latency

network topology

4. Ready to fit your network topology

fully managed

5. Fully managed end-to-end dedicated circuit

SLA

6. Service Level Agreement to guarantee fulfilment and assurance processes

scalable bandwidth

7. Scalable bandwidth from 1Mbps to 1Gbps

Local Pops

8. Local POPs with capacity to re-route traffic

DIA service

The service

The AFR-IX DIA service provides access to the Internet with a non oversubscribed, high-speed, low-latency and fewer-hops connection for your African sites.

We handle the process with the local African operator and we supply and manage the CPE to monitor the circuit. We prioritise networks with the AFR-IX IP transit service to ensure top quality.

AFR-IX manages orders using a one stop shop method: you can order points in different countries and AFR-IX takes care of the connection effectively.

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Basic Features

Interfaces and Capacity

  • Dedicated, non-oversubscribed and symmetrical internet access
  • Managed CPE
  • Proactive monitoring service
  • OSPF routing configuration
  • IPv6 native or dual stack (IPv6/IPv4)
  • IP addressing: static or dynamic
  • 24/7 Customer Support Centre
Interface Capacity Data Rate
Fast Ethernet 100Mbps N x 1Mbps
Gigabit Ethernet 1GbE – 1Gbps 10GbE – 10Gbps N x 100Mbps N x 1Gbps

Main Benefits

non oversubscribed

1. All bandwidth available for you (non oversubscribed)

symmetrical

2. Upload and download at the same capacity (symmetrical)

CPE managed

3. CPE managed by our Cisco Certified engineers

scalable bandwidth

4. Scalable bandwidth from 2Mbps to 10Gbps

NOC

5. Network Operations Centre (NOC) with options to set backup facilities

24/7/365

6. Customer Support team available 24/7/365

One Stop shopping

7. One stop shopping for your African sites

best local internet provider

8. Consulting to help choose the best local internet provider and the best access solution.

IPLC service

The service

The AFR-IX IPLC (International Private Leased Circuit) service allows your company to connect with your clients’ African sites with a point-to-point private line.

AFR-IX manages orders using a one stop shop method: you order site points in different countries and AFR-IX telecom takes care of connecting them effectively.

AFR-IX owns a network reaching Europe from the heart of capital cities in Western and Central Africa.

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Basic Features

Interfaces and Bandwidth

  • Dedicated layer 1 point-to-point connectivity
  • Guaranteed bandwidth
  • Deterministic latency
  • Always-on: Availability > 99.9%
  • Through fibre and satellite solutions
Technology Bandwidth Interface
SDH STM-1 - 150Mbps STM-4 – 620 Mbps STM-16 – 2.5Gbps Optical
EoSDH N x 1Mbps N x 10Mbps N x 100Mbps 1Gbps Optical / Electrical
PDH E1 – 2Mbps E3 - 34Mbps DS3 – 45Mbps Electrical

Main Benefits

ACE submarine

1. Access through ACE submarine cable

reliable connectivity

2. Secure, reliable connectivity

guaranteed

3. Guaranteed data delivery and bandwidth

low latency

4. Low latency

fully managed

5. Fully managed end-to-end dedicated circuit

SLA

6. Service Level Agreement to guarantee fulfilment and assurance processes

scalable bandwidth

7. Scalable bandwidth from 1Mbps to 2.5Gbps

Managed services

The service

AFR-IX Managed Services provide fully managed services to African operators and global companies.

We take full advantage of our Cisco Certified Engineers’ knowledge and our extensive experience with many telecom operators. If you are an African telecom operator, our goal is to share our knowledge and allow you to increase your revenue and profits.

If you are a global company, we can help you deploy your network in Africa, thanks to our local knowledge of the African continent.

Portfolio of Managed Services

  • Router Management
  • Router Configuration
  • Equipment Procurement
  • Network Monitoring
  • DDoS Advisory
  • WAN Network Implementation
  • Colocation & Housing
  • ...or tell us what you need!
  • Engineering Support
  • Onsite Installation
  • IP Address Management
  • Autonomous System Management

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Main Benefits

reduce complexity

1. Reduce complexity or network operations in African countries by introducing a single point of contact.

AFR-IX knowledge

2. Take advantage of the AFR-IX knowledge base to improve your operations.

technical skills

3. You don’t need to have technical skills. Our locally based certified engineers will do everything.

customer support

4. Customer Support Team available 24/7.

excellent relationship

5. Excellent relationships with local telecom operators to solve your needs