The Path to WTDC-22: Connecting the Unconnected Is Critical to Achieving Sustainable Development
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The Path to WTDC-22: Connecting the Unconnected Is Critical to Achieving Sustainable Development

Every four years, policymakers from around the world come together during the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) to collaborative on solutions to close the digital divide and drive digital transformation. Since the last conference in 2017 our world has changed. Facing a global pandemic that shows us how vital Internet connectivity is, the WTDC has become even more urgent. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic stopped many international conferences in their tracks—and

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Pandemic and Digital Transformation—The Middle East and North Africa Are Ready to Level Up

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In Rwanda, Paving the Way to Keep Local Content Local

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A Vibrant Community Works to Make the Internet Better in Africa

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Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point

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Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal

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Successful Strategies for Building and Growing IXPs

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Supporting IXPs in Asia-Pacific: New Partnership with the Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association
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Supporting IXPs in Asia-Pacific: New Partnership with the Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association

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Spotlight on the Kenya Education Network, an Africa Peering Community Champion
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Spotlight on the Kenya Education Network, an Africa Peering Community Champion

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