African Internet Exchange System (AXIS)

March 17, 2016 Launching of Internet Exchange Point in Madagascar

March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 Launching of Internet Exchange Point in Madagascar

With the support of the African Internet Exchange System (AXIS) Project, African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and New Technologies of Madagascar officially launched the IXP in Madagascar on 17 March 2016.

The project has been supporting to facilitate the establishment of IXP by
• Providing capacity building on Best Practice and benefits of establishing IXP
• Providing capacity building on Technical Aspects of setting up, operating and administering an IXP
• Providing necessary equipments and technical support to set up an IXP.

The launch was officiated by Hon. Neypatraily .A. RAKOTOMAMONIY, Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and New Technologies of Madagascar and H.E. Dr. Elham Ibrahim, African Union Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy and attended by Senior Government Officials, and Leaders of the Industry.

For more information, please visit the press release link below:
http://au.int/ar/sites/default/files/PR%20088-%20IXP%20Launch%20in%20Mad...