Internet Society
Nov 6, 2019

New IXP launched in Lubumbashi, DRC

Internet Society teams up with DRC's ISPA and Facebook to support new initiative aimed at improving access to the internet.

Accessibility, local content at the core of Africa's internet challenge

Internet Society and African IXP Association schedule forum for August in Mauritius to discuss issue.

Fresh IXP alliances bode well for Africa’s internet

Two partnerships reflect industry’s response to growing demand for connectivity across the continent.
Sep 12, 2018

MTN to launch budget smartphones in early 2019

Operator confirmed SA and Nigeria as primary targets for Q1 next year.
Aug 29, 2018

Mixed response to Nigeria's broadband penetration success

Internet Society's regional representative believes industry regulator should prioritise user experience above penetration targets.
Aug 20, 2018

Internet Society pushes localisation agenda for Africa

Organisation's representatives say continent is paying far too much to communicate with itself.
Nov 28, 2017

Internet penetration in Africa will reach 21.8% by year-end says ITU

Analysts believe continent must develop internet economy to compete in hyper-connected world.

Is Africa heeding the WannaCry wake-up call?

In the wake of increasing ransomware threat levels, the Internet Society and the African Union Commission have introduced new internet security guidelines.
Apr 19, 2017

Embracing #open

OPENCOLLAB is of the opinion that openness, including open source software and open standards, are key to today's `edtech'.
Sep 19, 2016

Africa must host local content to push online numbers

Countries like Rwanda looking to need for local content, much of which is hosted abroad, says Internet Society.
Sep 16, 2016

Nairobi gets world's 4th GSM Roaming Exchange

Facility expected to lower phone call roaming charges, provide high definition voice and video calling.