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Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya Exchange 80% Internet Traffic Locally
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In the News 15 July 2021

Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya Exchange 80% Internet Traffic Locally

The Guardian Nigeria
‘Internet Exchange Points Critical to Access, Connectivity’
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In the News 15 July 2021

‘Internet Exchange Points Critical to Access, Connectivity’

This Day Live
Internet Restrictions Hold Back Africa’s Economic Growth, Study Finds
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In the News 14 July 2021

Internet Restrictions Hold Back Africa’s Economic Growth, Study Finds

New Delhi Times
Internet restrictions are curbing Africa’s economic growth, findings
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In the News 13 July 2021

Internet restrictions are curbing Africa’s economic growth, findings

Illinois News Today
It’s boom time for Africa’s internet exchange points development
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In the News 12 July 2021

It’s boom time for Africa’s internet exchange points development

ITWeb
Internet Exchange Points Are Critical to Improving Internet Access and Lowering Connectivity Costs in Africa, says New Report from the Internet Society
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Internet Exchange Points Are Critical to Improving Internet Access and Lowering Connectivity Costs in Africa, says New Report from the Internet Society

Our new report outlines the state of Internet interconnection in Africa and the critical role Internet Exchange Points (IXP)...

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