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Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF) promotes regional integration
August 15, 2013 ♦ No Comment
Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum (SAIGF) promotes regional integration

In August 2013, the Government of Angola hosted the Southern Africa Internet Governance Forum under the theme of “Internet Governance as a Building Block of SADC Regional Integration.”

African network latency and redundancy continue to improve
April 14, 2013 ♦ No Comment

African network latency has been decreasing as redundancy has been improving. The result is more robust fibre networks.

African IXPs see 20-50% annual traffic increase
November 28, 2012 ♦ No Comment
African IXPs see 20-50% annual traffic increase

Traffic graphs from major IXPs in South Africa, Kenya, and Egypt are showing substantial growth in bandwidth carried.

Updated list of African IXPs – 23 countries
August 5, 2011 ♦ One Comment
Updated list of African IXPs – 23 countries

Internet exchange points (IXPs) continue to make local delivery more efficient. Kenya’s recently saw 1 Gbps. Although few IXPs have been created in the past year, plans are still in place for more.