EXPERIMENT AND EXPERIENCE
Department of Telecommunication
Department of Physics,
Faculty of Communication and
Faculty of Physical Sciences
University of Ilorin, Nigeria
University of Ilorin, Nigeria
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Presented at Youth Engagement Summit , Mauritius 5 th
Challenges and Further work
Way forward for a better AFRICA
Live streaming: Listening or viewing multimedia apps in
The traditional streaming media: Usually via the internet.
Intranet webcast requires no global network or
broadband like the internet.
This experiment describes a technology for live
streaming of various TV programs on a local area
It is accessible from mobile phones, Internet TVs,
tablets and PCs.
The need for internet connection for
traditional live streaming
Recurrent cost for bandwidth particularly in
Broadband penetration: USA 75%
Digital dividend: Global and National
Bandwidth Management (Saving): FTP,
HTTP do not require much bandwidth as
Fixed broadband Internet subscriptions in 2012 as
a percentage of a country's population
Source: International Telecommunications Union.
Mobile broadband Internet subscriptions in 2012
as a percentage of a country's population
Source: International Telecommunications Union
on access provision in developing
Fig 6. WiFi repeater station with
an attached 17dBi grid antenna.
Repeaters maintains a single SSID throughout the
Repeaters are on bridge mode
End user’s device will not need to re-initiate connection
with the next repeater
The mobile device assumes the same access point all
over the coverage area.
Hence, the IP address is not changed and the streaming
session is not interrupted.
Users connect to the network and been assign an IP by the router
To connect to this stream, a user must lunch a browser from his
device and log on to the URL www.datalink.net (192.168.10.10)
Click liveTV on the web page
Fig 7. End user device streaming
MBC 4 a Satellite TV channel.
Further work and challenges
Multiple streams broadcast where users can choose what
Embedding the solution on WMN infrastructure, project
funded by AFRINIC
Power failure, currently running on National grid: need for
alternative clean energy
Need for Robust servers with multiple PCI slots
Way forward for a better Africa
Collaboration amongst Universities in Africa
Student exchange programme
Scholarships for post graduate studies
Research Africa: http://www.researchresearch.com
AFRINIC/FIRE for travel grants
Attend YES Summit in Mauritius
University of Ilorin and FCIS
Government of Mauritius and
Nasir Faruk Is a lecturer in the department of Telecommunication
Science, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. He received his B.sc (Hons)
in Physics with first class honours from KUST Wudil, Kano State,
Nigeria and M.sc in Mobile and High Speed Telecommunication
Networks with distinction from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK.
He is rounding his PhD research in Electrical and Electronics
Engineering at University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. Where he researched
on development of Model for maximizing spatial TV white space. He
has over 19 published journal and conference papers. His current
research interest includes design, analysis and optimization of Wireless
communication networks, Wireless mesh and sensor networks,
spectrum management, channel modeling, disaster and public safety
networks and multiservice networks
Segun Ajayi is about completing bachelor degree in Physics, at the
University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He has three years experience in Satellite
Communication and four years experience in Computer Networking. He
obtained his ordinary Diploma Certificate (OND) in Electrical Electronics
Engineering in the year 2007.