IXP ecosystems central to Africa’s digital economic drive
Internet Society says internet exchange points play critical role in expanding internet access and lowering connectivity costs in Kenya and Nigeria.Staff Writer
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.
Mixed response to Nigeria's broadband penetration success
Internet Society's regional representative believes industry regulator should prioritise user experience above penetration targets.
Internet Society pushes localisation agenda for Africa
Organisation's representatives say continent is paying far too much to communicate with itself.
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.
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.