Bandwidth Provisioning Services

Enjoy Connectivity Solutions like Never Before-Reliable, Low-Latency, Guaranteed Throughput

Private Network Connections

Our private network connectivitiy services are designed to keep your businesses steadily online in times of contingency. This is achieved through the following features that characterized our bandwidth services:

  • Dual-Ring network redundancy available at switch level
  • An IP/MPLS enabled network
  • 24 x 7 x 365 monitoring of all link availability, utilization, usability, quality and delay
  • 1-to-1 backup via alternative media where applicable.
  • Partnership with known and experienced tier-1 providers in the Industry
  • Interconnections: cross connection to any carrier with dedicated cabling, testing, tagging and termination
  • All circuits are carried across our core as IP logical circuits,enabling smooth and intelligent failover during period of prolonged failures

Long-Distance Connectivity Services

The long-distance connectivity options are ideal for connecting two or more locations that are at several distances apart across two or more countries. Such connectivity may require connecting an operation in one country to other operations in another country. We offer the available media and distance for this connectivity option.

These long-distance connections are ideal for the following clients:

  • Servicing companies
  • Local telecommunication companies
  • Local companies with foreign ties
  • Some non-governmental agencies.

Medium-Distance Connectivity Services

The medium-distance connectivity options are ideal for connecting two or more locations that are distances apart within a region or country. Such connectivity may require connecting a branch office in one city or state to the Headquarter in another city or state. We offer the available media and distance for this connectivity option.

This connectivity option is suitable for the following clients:

  • Banks
  • Insurance
  • Large businesses
  • Oil Companies
  • Manufacturing enterprises

Short-Distance Connectivity Services

At very short distance, we provide the necessary last-mile connectivity either between two sites or between a spoke site and a LUMENAVE hub site. We provide this connectivity through the following available technology:

Our short-distance connectivity service options are suitable for connecting two buildings of close proximity which are either within a campus or within a street or location. We provide this connectivity using various media as listed below:

This connectivity option is ideal for the following:

  • School campuses
  • Small and medium businesses
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • And others

Mobile Network Connections

Our mobile connectivity service is the first of its kind in Nigeria and in Africa as a whole. Our mobile connectivity service gives you the independence of not having to depend on one mobile data operator in rendering that critical service to your customers.

Business Benefits

The benefits of using our mobile connectivity service include:

  1. Customers get the required quality service right from their end-points, through the operator’s network, and finally to the servers resident at customer premise.

  2. We assist our customers remove the several bottlenecks associated in using public APNs to render such services to their customer that depend on mobile data access technology to provide payment services to their end customers. Such bottlenecks include high Internet latency right from the Internet access at the operator s’ end to the Internet access at the customer’s end.

  3. We also assist our customer in reducing the cost for maintaining individual link to each of the mobile data operators in the country

  4. It will also remove from the customer and the operators of the mobile data services the need of having to employ dedicated staff to maintain the network of such operators.

  5. It will also remove from the operators of the mobile data services the need to maintain dedicated link to each customer that may be requesting for private APN now and in the future

  6. Wide coverage. We can provide services to areas that have at least EDGE, 3G,4G, 4G LTE, presence provided by two or more mobile data operators.

Additional Services to be offered:

LUMENAVE will provide among other things the following benefits to both the customer and the operators of the mobile data services.

  1. Provide the customer 24×7 online monitoring of the customer’s end-terminals to ensure that the terminals are available for online transactions.

  1. Provide the operators of the mobile data services 24 x 7 online monitoring of the data radio service quality at designated locations where the customer end-terminals reside. This will help the provider ensure that it provides the right quality of services not only to the customer with the private APN but also to the numerous customers using the public APNs at the designated locations.

  1. Ensure that the customer get the right quality of radio access service from the operators.

E-Portfolio Connectivity Services

Services

With our intelligent mobile network, we provide a variety of e-solution suite that can further add values to our customers and create more revenue avenue for our partners, suppliers and many others.

E-cinema

With this service, customers can watch the latest movie at their convenience at home without having to go through the long-dreaded traffic to the Cinema. Customer can watch their favorite movies at their convenient place or time-in the day, afternoon or late in the night when the operators of the cinemas are closed. LUMENAVE is currently partnering with the leading operators of cinemas in Nigeria to provide this service to its customer.

E-advertisement

It has been observed that most people spend at least one-hour or more on traffic in the morning when they are going to work or late in the evening when they are going back home. With this service, prospective client can reach their customer through other affordable mean other than through expensive Television and radio adverts or through bill boards that take some time to program? E-advertisement provides the platform where content adverts can be delivered to a wide range of customers either to their mobile phones for subscribed customers or through a billboard installed in a moving vehicle at the right time, right speed and right place.

E-shop

Having the ability to shop with your mobile phones has never been made easy. With e-shop, our customers can get the right item, right place and at the right price. Our e-shop services bring buyers and sellers together via their mobile or via a portal installed on the device located at the customer premise.

E-traffic

In modern city like Lagos, having a fair idea of what the traffic is at a time period is very critical. Our e-traffic service gives the customer the ability to plan its program and movement based on traffic situation around his or her metropolis. This service is currently SMS based. Customers are expected to send a short-code to a given number, and a response will be given in less than 3 minutes after receipt of SMS. Each SMS cost 50 naira.

E-entertainment

Our e-entertainment portfolio offers both producers of entertaining content like musical video, audio, and fun-loving individuals to enjoy quality entertainment without breaching the rights of the producers of such entertaining content. Our e-entertainment is primary geared towards minimizing the revenue loss caused by pirates of entertaining content. With this solution, fun-loving individuals can watch their choice musical video or listen to their choice musical audio at the comfort of their homes with ease. This service is offered to the individual on a pay-as-you-go basis only.

Our e-portfolio services are currently undergoing testing. Services will be available for commercial use on or before October 31, 2010. If you will like to subscribe to any of these services when they are available, please take some time to fill this form (please, create a form here)

If you will like we use your organization for testing, please feel free to contact us on 0700 LUMENAVE (0700 58636283)

Remote Connection for ATM, POS

Connectivity for Point-of-Sales (POS) and Automatic Teller Machines (ATM)

The figure below shows the performance gains our customer achieves using LUMENAVE Mobile Data for connectivity to ATMs, POS, and etcetera.

Traditional Access Methods (Going through the Internet with the Use of Public APNs)

Access Methods vs Default Data Rates

GPRS (53.6Kbps)

EDGE (236Kbps)

3.5G/3G/4.0G
( =>2MB)

Average Delay Between POS Terminal and Operator's Network (Radio)

500ms

500ms

100ms

Average Delay from Operator's network (Fiber) to the Internet

100ms

100ms

100ms

Average Delay from Operator’s network (Radio-Satellite )to the Internet

500ms

500ms

500ms

Average Delay from Customer’s network (fiber)to the Internet

100ms

100ms

100ms

Average Delay from Customer’s network (Radio-to-Satellite )to the Internet

500ms

500ms

500ms

Average Delay from Customer’s network (Radio-to-Satellite )to the Internet

500ms

500ms

500ms

Total Average Delay from POS terminal to POS Server in Customer's site(Both Operators and Customer use fiber to the Internet)

700ms

700ms

300ms

Total Average Delay from POS terminal to POS Server in Customer's site(Both Operators and Customer use Satellite to the Internet)

1500ms

1500ms

1100ms

Total Average Delay from POS terminal to POS Server in Customer's site(Assumming Operator uses SAT-3 fiber and Customer uses Satellite or vice versa to the Internet)

700ms

700ms

300ms


Performance Gains Using LUMENAVE Mobile Data Hub Services

Access Methods vs Default Data Rates

GPRS (53.6Kbps)

EDGE (236Kbps)

3.5G/3G/4.0G
( =>2MB)

Average Delay Between POS Terminal
and Operator's Network (Radio)

500ms

500ms

100ms

Average Delay from Operator's network to the HUB

10ms

10ms

10ms

Total Average Delay from POS terminal to POS Server in Customer's site through the HUB

520ms

520ms

110ms

Peformance Gains of using the HUB (Both Operators and Customers use Fiber-Internet)

25.71%

25.71%

63.33%

Peformance Gains of using the HUB (Operators use Fiber and Customers use Satellite to the Internet and vice versa)

52.72%

52.72%

84.29%

Peformance Gains of using the HUB (Both Operators and Customers use Fiber-Internet)

25.71%

25.71%

63.33%

Customers have the option of going through our secure Internet links or using our high-grade dedicated links for providing access to their POS or ATM terminals.

Office Anywhere

In recent times, the demand on professional workers to deliver on a given task has been very involving. Almost all companies now provide their staff with portable laptops not because they want their members of staff to look corporate but because they want them deliver on task earlier than expected. This has made most workers take some of their given tasks home to work on.

However, the challenge has always been the ability to access some relevant resources in the office while at home. On some occasions, some employees may not be able to come to work for reasons beyond their control and may require to work from home. Such employees often have the problem connecting to their office over the Internet because of poor radio coverage in their locations or poor Internet services provided by the mobile data operator they are using.

LUMENAVE Office Anywhere solution ensures that mobile worker has many options to choose from in times of poor radio coverage by any data operator within a location. With our mobile network, our customers can use up to three or more connectivity options anytime the primary data operator failed to provide quality services at a given location. This intelligent performance routing is completely transparent to our customers.

This service is only available to corporate organizations that are willing to provide mobile connectivity for more than ten members of staff.

Internet Services

Having a reliable Internet service has been one of the major challenges facing both individuals and corporate bodies in Nigeria, and around the continent of Africa. Most times, resolving issues round reliability, throughput, and tolerable delay have been a serious problem of discussion between users of Internet Services and provider of Internet Services, Internet Service Providers (ISPs).

At LUMENAVE, we ensure our customers get the right bandwidth and throughput with a tolerable burst to support their growing business.

Our Internet bandwidth options are suitable for the followings:

  • Small and Large Estate
  • Small and medium enterprises
  • Guest Houses
  • Schools-private and public, secondary and higher institution
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • High-income professionals

Customers who subscribe to our Internet services also have the opportunity to subscribe to our managed security services at a very appreciable discount. Subscribing to our managed security services assist customers make huge cost saving as they need not deploy dedicated security devices like firewalls, intrusion prevention system at their premise to wade possible viruses, worms, and threats from the Internet. Click Managed Security Services for more information.

Internet