Extending Affordable Reliable Broadband Internet to Educational Institutions in Edo State
Internet of Things and Cloud Computing
Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 1-11
Received: Jan. 16, 2018; Accepted: Jan. 31, 2018; Published: Feb. 27, 2018
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Wilson Nwankwo, Department of Computer Science & Information Technology, Wellspring University, Benin City, Nigeria
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Abstract
Information Communication Technologies have demonstrated potentials to transform the globe into a cohesive functional global village. This is evident in many instances such as Education, International trade, Manufacturing, Healthcare delivery, etc. where digital technologies have boosted growth, expanded opportunities, and improved service delivery. As interesting as it may sound the digital dividend, that is, the broader development benefits from using such technologies have lagged behind when considering their aggregate impact which is adjudged to fall shorts well as its unevenly distribution especially in developing countries. It is believed that for these technologies to benefit access to education, research and development regardless of location, the remaining digital divide, especially in internet access should be greatly reduced or even eliminated. This paper proposes a point to multipoint controlled internet provisioning model based on WIMAX technology particularly aimed at achieving an even distribution of reliable internet access across tertiary Institutions in Edo state of Nigeria.
Keywords
WIMAX, Edo State, Tertiary Education, ICT, Broadband, Internet
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Wilson Nwankwo, Extending Affordable Reliable Broadband Internet to Educational Institutions in Edo State, Internet of Things and Cloud Computing. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-11. doi: 10.11648/j.iotcc.20180601.11
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