A Partnership to Advance Digital Rights and Internet Development in Africa
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A Partnership to Advance Digital Rights and Internet Development in Africa

The Internet Society and CIPESA have commited to work together for an open, secure, and trustworthy Internet for Africa.

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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Regional Internet Ecosystems?
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How Has COVID-19 Impacted Regional Internet Ecosystems?

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and work are still online while the pressure on Internet ecosystems remains unprecedented. This has put the question of Internet resilience to the ...
Boosting Education and Research during COVID-19
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Boosting Education and Research during COVID-19

When COVID-19 struck in 2020 and higher education institutions closed, National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) in Southeast Asia, instantly stepped up to ensure the continuity of education and research ...
In the Dominican Republic IX.DO Begins Silent Production, with Several Committed Members
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In the Dominican Republic IX.DO Begins Silent Production, with Several Committed Members

The Dominican Republic’s new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) already has 24 members, three of which began exchanging traffic in November 2020. Another four will start this quarter – including the ...
Finally! Local Traffic Remained Local
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Finally! Local Traffic Remained Local

During a recent broadcast of an Italian Series A Championship football match, something extraordinary was happening behind the scenes. Local Internet traffic remained local. Cristiano Zanforlin, Chief Commercial Officer of ...
After Two Decades, the Party Is Ready for the IXP in El Salvador
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After Two Decades, the Party Is Ready for the IXP in El Salvador

Photo courtesy of Lito Ibarra. The history of El Salvador’s Internet exchange point (IXSal) is perhaps the longest and most complex, beginning at the end of the last century, in ...
In Yucatán, Mexico, IXSY Gets Its Watershed Moment
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In Yucatán, Mexico, IXSY Gets Its Watershed Moment

Despite being the second-most populated country in Latin America, with significant Internet consumption, by the end of 2019 Mexico only had one established Internet exchange point (IXP) – CITI, in ...
In Macedonia, Strengthening IXP.mk’s Peering Infrastructure
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In Macedonia, Strengthening IXP.mk’s Peering Infrastructure

The Internet Society has been supporting the development of the Internet in Macedonia by collaborating with the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering (FCSE) of the Saints Cyril and Methodius ...
Leading from the Front: How the Internet Society’s Training Efforts Are Helping to Upskill Africa’s Future Digital Champions
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Leading from the Front: How the Internet Society’s Training Efforts Are Helping to Upskill Africa’s Future Digital Champions

Tech skills are important for digital transformation in Africa. To realize this transformation, the Internet Society is supporting work-ready digital skills development with local talent. By 2030, over 230 million ...