Capacity Building

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As part of NgREN’s core mandate, capacity building activities are a common feature. NgREN organises regular stakeholder sensitization meetings, operational readiness workshops and also uses its video conferencing platform to leverage existing capacity within the member community in the conduct … Continued

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Peering

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To promote good corporate net citizenship, NgREN encourages all its members to acquire and own their IP resources from Afrinic. NgREN therefore provides BGP peering to ensure that members are able to preserve their identities on the internet even as … Continued

Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

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NgREN provides Voice over IP (VoIP) services via an Asterisks server installed at the Network Monitoring Center (NMC). The IP-PBX service is been provided as a fore runner to NgREN’s Unified Communications Solution.  

Backbone transmission

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The MPLS network inter-connecting member institutions is riding on a 10Gbps transmission capacity leased from two private telecommunications operators; Airtel Nigeria and Phase 3 Telecoms. NgREN also maintains access links to these institutions and owns and manages all core and … Continued

Bandwidth supply and management

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One of the key strategic mandates of the NgREN is to be an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to its members. NgREN is therefore paying due attention to the supply of adequate and cheap bandwidth to subscribers and has acquired for … Continued

Digital content

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The NgREN platform will hence forth be the provider of access to digital content hitherto subscribed-to by the National Universities Commission on behalf of Nigerian Universities. In addition, NgREN has received the mandate of the Association of Vice chancellors of … Continued

Video conferencing

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NgREN provides a High Definition Video Conferencing layer for members. The service package includes: Video Conferencing end point Display Screen Camera Capacity development The service is supported by a Service Level Agreement (SLA) which commits NgREN to industry standard service … Continued

Contact Us

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NgREN Contact details For inquiries on NgREN, Please reach us at the following address. Nigerian Research and Education Network Peter Okebukola Building, 26, Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja. Tel: +234(0)94602960 e-mail: info@ngren.edu.ng, support@ngren.edu.ng Follow/Like/Call us on social media @NigerianREN Nigerian … Continued

Infrastructure

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NgREN Infrastructure NgREN maintains and manages a robust network infrastructure to support connectivity and services in the first phase. The MPLS core is riding on 4no. Cisco ASR 9001 routers used as the P routers and 4no. Cisco ASR 1002 … Continued

Other NRENs

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List of NRENs by Geographic Area East and Southern Africa UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking – The Alliance of NRENs of East and Southern Africa Eb@le – DRC NREN EthERNet – Ethiopian NREN KENET – Kenyan NREN MAREN … Continued