We Can’t Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without the Internet
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We Can’t Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without the Internet

The Internet is a critical enabler for sustainable development. It unlocks human capabilities and provides the platform upon which an emerging digital economy can thrive. As the Internet and digital technologies become more essential, it also becomes more urgent to connect the people who are being left behind.

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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 ...
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IXP.GT Improves Speed, Lowers Costs, and Increases Resilience and Security of Guatemala’s Internet

Of the four new Internet traffic exchange points in Latin America, the most advanced is IXP.GT in Guatemala. It started in November 2019 with three participants. A little over a ...
Internet Society Offers to Assist Establishing 'XChange Point' in Inuvik
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Internet Society Offers to Assist Establishing ‘XChange Point’ in Inuvik

This article was originally published in The Inuvik Drum. Town pens letter of support for idea that would expand Internet activity in Delta Inuvik Town Council has penned a letter ...
How Has COVID-19 Impacted Regional Internet Ecosystems?
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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Regional Internet Ecosystems?

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and work are still online while the pressure on Internet ecosystems remains unprecedented. This has put the question of Internet resilience to the ...
Boosting Education and Research during COVID-19
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Boosting Education and Research during COVID-19

When COVID-19 struck in 2020 and higher education institutions closed, National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Southeast Asia, instantly stepped up to ensure the continuity of education and research ...