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2nd African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)

"Regional Interconnection: Outlining the business case"

8-9 August 2011
Accra, Ghana
Hosted by National Information Technolgy Agency (NITA)

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The 2nd African Peering and Interconnection Forum> (AfPIF) will build on the success of the inaugural AFPIF meeting in 2010, and advance discussions on the key interconnection opportunities and challenges in the Africa and provide participants with global and regional insights on maximisinginternational and regional opportunities. This year's theme, "Regional Interconnection: Outlining the Business Case," aims to foster a robust discussion on cross-border interconnection approaches, economics, and challenges, as well as provide insights on practical skills, techniques, and tools that can be used to improve network connectivity.

As a multi-stakeholder forum, the event will seek to foster a robust discussion by encouraging participation by a range key players such as infrastructure providers, service providers, IXPs, regulators and policy makers, African and international peering experts, among others.

Simultaneous English/French interpretation will be available at the meeting.

Additional Conference Information, including the meeting agenda, hotel and transportation details, and other information can be accessed though the links in the "In this Section" box to the right.

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AfPIF-2 Announcement Press Release

The Internet Society, the world's trusted source of Internet leadership, today announced details of the second African Peering and Interconnection Forum which will take place in Accra, Ghana on 8th and 9th August 2011. The Ghanaian National Information Technolgy Agency (NITA) will host the event. Read full Press Release...

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