Panorama view from above on Ulukhaktok, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Register for the Fifth Annual Indigenous Connectivity Summit

In its second year as a virtual event, the Indigenous Connectivity Summit will take place on 12-15 October 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic showed us that those who lack connectivity face the effects of starker inequalities. Millions of people across Canada and the United States still can’t take advantage of the benefits of a fast, affordable, and reliable Internet connection. Indigenous communities disproportionately suffer from the negative impact of this digital

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In Rwanda, Paving the Way to Keep Local Content Local
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In Rwanda, Paving the Way to Keep Local Content Local

IXPs are key to exchanging traffic locally and to making the Internet faster and more affordable. Read how RICTA has overseen and developed one of Africa's first IXPs over the ...
A Vibrant Community Works to Make the Internet Better in Africa
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A Vibrant Community Works to Make the Internet Better in Africa

Africa could very well become the next incubator for Internet innovation – and IXPs have played a crucial part in getting the continent to this stage ...
Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point
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Georgia Prepares to Launch a New Internet Exchange Point

A new Internet exchange point will launch in Georgia in September. We look at the motivations for developing the IXP and plans for the future ...
Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal
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Measuring IXP Success in South Africa against the 80/20 Goal

NAPAfrica wants to make the Internet more accessible across the continent. Here's how it's been playing a pivotal role in improving Africa’s Internet access ...
Successful Strategies for Building and Growing IXPs
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Successful Strategies for Building and Growing IXPs

How has peering evolved across Asia-Pacific to provide faster, affordable, and resilient connectivity to people?
In partnership with the Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association, we set out to find effective ...
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

The Internet Society and the Asia Pacific Internet Exchange Association (APIX) commit to work together to support communities that build the Internet and improve digital infrastructure in the region ...
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

The Kenya Education Network (KENET) supports communities that build Internet infrastructure in Kenya. For nearly a decade, KENET has been working with the Internet Society to grow capacity of higher ...
Four New IXPs Take off in Central America and the Caribbean
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Four New IXPs Take off in Central America and the Caribbean

According to the global IXP Database, as of January 2021, of the 630 registered Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), 229 are in Europe, 126 in North America, 140 in Asia-Pacific, 96 ...