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It’s boom time for Africa’s internet exchange points development

Africa’s internet exchange points show significant gains, with SA as the nation with the most developed internet ecosystem in Africa, reveals the Internet Society.

Sep 10, 2020

Internet at risk of becoming ‘Splinternet’

The Internet Society unveils a toolkit to ensure trends in regulatory and technical proposals don’t harm the unique architecture of the Internet.

Dec 12, 2019

US-based NGO splashes R440k to connect Limpopo community

Internet Society announces an investment fund in Mamaila Village for information access and upskilling.


Involve women in tackling digital gender divide

Women need to be more involved in the design and development of policies and technologies that affect their lives, according to a report.

Sep 27, 2018

NAPAfrica, Asteroid collaborate to promote African interconnection

The two parties sign a memorandum of understanding to promote IXP infrastructure development, training and community engagement across Africa.

Aug 21, 2018

Cape Town's Internet exchange expands to third site

INX-ZA extends Cape Town's Internet exchange to a third location, to route traffic and contain costs.

Nov 27, 2017

Internet economy presents a major opportunity for Africa

The Internet's contribution to GDP in Africa is low relative to other developed and emerging economies, says a report.


What will shape the future of the Internet

A report by the Internet Society shows how artificial intelligence and cyber security will affect the Internet over the next five years.


SA's Internet economy lags peers

The Internet in SA is only set to contribute 2.5% to the economy in 2016, but this growth could be held back by a move to net neutrality.

Jun 11, 2014

Majority of world still offline

Despite rapid growth in Internet users globally and an imminent three?billion milestone, most of the world's population is still not online.


SA spotlights pricey access

When addressing the Net Mundial conference today, SA will highlight high connectivity costs as barriers to Internet penetration.


Internet Society presents AfPIF in Casablanca

The African Peering and Interconnection Forum will focus on policy aspects of IXPs, content, and cross-border interconnections in Africa.

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