2012 is an important year for IPv6 worldwide. With the forthcoming Internet Society-sponsored World IPv6 launch, operators, content providers and home router venders all over the globe are permanently enabling IPv6 on their products and services.
AfriNIC, Internet Society and France Telecom have partnered together in an effort to ignite African IPv6 initiatives and activities. This Webinar aims at assisting African operators with their adoption plans through sharing best experiences and practices region wide.
Watch the Webinar Now
You can now watch the recorded version of the this webinar.
- The Cost of not deploying IPv6, Hisham Ibrahim, IPv6 PM at AfriNIC
- IPv6 launch and why it is important, Phil Roberts, Technology Program Manager, Internet Society
- Sonatel: An IPv6 experience, Modou Sall and Samba Laobe Thiam, Sonatel
- Open discussion
This webinar targeted mainly operators and other stakeholders interested in IPv6 deployment in the African region.
About the Organisers
AfriNIC is a non-government, not-for-profit, membership based organization, based in Mauritius that serves the African Internet Community. AfriNIC is the Regional Registry for Internet Number Resources for Africa. Membership is open to anybody.
Internet Society is the world’s trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development. Based on its principled vision and substantial technological foundation, the Internet Society works with its members and Chapters around the world to promote the continued evolution and growth of the open Internet through dialog among companies, governments, and other organizations around the world.
France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with 172,000 employees worldwide, including 105,000 employees in France, and sales of 45.3 billion euros in 2011. Present in 35 countries, the Group had a customer base of 226 million customers at 31 December 2011, including 147 million customers under the Orange brand, the Group's single brand for internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates. At 31 December 2011, the Group had 167 million mobile customers and 14 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies