Organized by the
“We are here to make a difference… we know where we want to go, we know how to get there, we only lack the courage to do what we ought to do to reach where we want.
We need to act and address the gaps that
ICT has potential to facilitate regional integration faster than any other initiatives and smart routing of traffic as a key cost component is an area this initiative should support, added the Hon. Minister.
The five (5) day workshop is a strategic follow up to the support provided by the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) project of the AU to establish National Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). The workshop is expected to adopt policy recommendations to promote local hosting and peering and agree on guiding minimum criteria for selecting national internet exchange points to be supported to grow into regional internet exchange points.
“Africa is contributing more and more to the Internet and digital economy.
Four years ago,
“I am pleased to note that the
The workshop attracted seventy delegates from the Ministries responsible for ICT, Regulators, Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Telecommunication Operators of the following Member States of the
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