Saturday, June 19, 2010

Upcoming event to address issues of intra-African connectivity

The Internet Society in conjunction with various partners will be holding an event in Nairobi which seeks to bring together African Internet Exchange Point operators, ISPs, policy makers, regulators and professionals to deliberate on strategies to improve connectivity between and within African countries.

According to the conference website:
"The Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum: Unlocking Africa’s Regional Interconnection will address the key Interconnection opportunities and challenges in the Africa and provide participants with global and regional insights on maximising regional opportunities. As a multi-stakeholder forum, the event will seek to foster a robust discussion on cross-border interconnection approaches and challenges by encouraging participate by a range key players such as; infrastructure providers, Service Providers, IXPs and regulators. Registration is free."

The event takes place in Nairobi, Kenya from the 11th to the 12th of August and will be hosted by the Telecommunications Service Providers of Kenya (TESPOK) at the Panafric Hotel.

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