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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Building Relationships To Build Access
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Building Relationships To Build Access

Bratislava!  It’s CEE Peering Day! Welcome to the heart of Central Europe and the cross-roads for people, Internet networks, and partners!  Our team is committed to providing opportunities for people ...
Internet Exchange Point launched in Seychelles
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Internet Exchange Point launched in Seychelles

The Seychelles Internet Exchange Point (Sey-IXP) was successfully launched on 20 February 2015 in Victoria, Seychelles. Sey-IXP was officiated by Mr. Danny Faure, Vice President and Minister of ICT of ...
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Excellent progress on local Internet infrastructure connectivity and IXP development in Niger

Recently, Niger’s Constitutive General Assembly for the Niger Internet Exchange Point (IXP) met in Niamey on 23 January 2015. The Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital Economy, H.E. MrAbdou Mani, ...
Gambia IXP, an Oasis in the Desert
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Gambia IXP, an Oasis in the Desert

The Serekunda Internet Exchange Point launched in Banjul, The Gambia on 12 July 2014 Gambia may be considered a small country (ranked 164th in the world) but in the Internet ...
Building cross-border Internet interconnection in the Eastern Africa Region
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Building cross-border Internet interconnection in the Eastern Africa Region

The Internet Society, in partnership with AfriNIC, successfully conducted the inauguration of the Regional Internet Exchange Point (RIXP) and Regional Internet Carrier (RIC) best practice workshop under the AXIS Project, ...
Building an Integrated African Internet Infrastructure by 2020
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Building an Integrated African Internet Infrastructure by 2020

In early February, the Internet Society organized an important workshop on  “Best practices for setting up Regional Internet Exchange Points and Regional Internet Carriers” for the Southern African region in ...
We Need Your Feedback: IXP Toolkit And Best Practices Guide
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We Need Your Feedback: IXP Toolkit And Best Practices Guide

Imagine a world where everyone can access and develop a connected, borderless, permission-less, limitless Internet that creates opportunity and progress for all. At the Internet Society, this is our ambition ...
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Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum Day Two

The Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum kicked off the non-technical segment of the meeting with a focus on increasing cooperation between public and private sector to achieve regional interconnectivity. Day ...