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African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)

The African Peering and Interconnection Forum
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The African Peering and Interconnection Forum addresses the key interconnection, peering, and traffic exchange opportunities and challenges on the continent and provides participants with global and regional insights for maximising opportunities that will help grow Internet infrastructure and services in Africa.

AfPIF 2015 - The Lessons Learnt

The 6th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AFPIF) will be held over a 3-day period from 25 – 27 August in Maputo, Mozambique.

The event will discuss regional interconnection dynamics and content issues that are critical components of transit deficits. As a multi-stakeholder forum, AfPIF will seek to foster cross-border interconnection opportunities by ensuring that key players -- infrastructure providers, Internet service providers (ISPs), IXPs, international financial institutions, and policy-makers and regulators are present at the event. 

Learn more about AfPIF 2015 including venue information, programme and more in our dedidated AfPIF 2015 sections: AfPIF 2015 English website or Site AfPIF 2015 français.

Why You Should Go


AfPIF brings in a wide range of people and professions from around Africa. Each event has lead to great discussions and ideas on how to implement a more efficient and cost effective local, regional, and international interconnection and peering strategies. 

Help drive African regulatory and policy issues

They also drive ideas about African regulatory and policy issues, by encouraging participation by a range key people such as:
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Internet Exchange Point (IXP) operators and participants
  • Policymakers and Regulators
  • African and International Content Providers
  • University and Government Internet Infrastructure Managers
  • . . . and more!

See What Happened at AfPIF Over the Years