African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)

AfPIF celebrates its 10-year anniversary this year

The 10th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) will be held over a 3-day period from 20-22 August 2019 in Balaclava, Mauritius.

AfPIF 2019

What is African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF)?

AfPIF logoThe African Peering and Interconnection Forum addresses the key interconnection, peering, and traffic exchange opportunities and challenges on the continent and provides participants with global and regional insights for maximising opportunities that will help grow Internet infrastructure and services in Africa.

Who Should Attend

The forum targets executives, Chief Technology Officers, peering coordinators and business development managers from the African region, Internet service providers and operators, telecommunications policy-makers and regulators, content providers, Internet exchange point (IXP) operators, infrastructure providers, data center managers, National Research and Education Networks (NRENs), carriers and transit providers, and [international financial organizations]. The forum is planned as a non-profit event and international sponsorship and support have been sought to convene the event.


AfPIF-10 Sponsors


Local Host



Organized By

Af-IX logoISOC logo

Platinum Sponsors

Huawei logo
Liquid Telecom logoSeacom logo

Gold Sponsor

AFRINIC logoEMTEL logo
LSL Digital logoLINX logo
Microsoft logo

Silver Sponsors

AMS-IX logoAWS logoChina Telecom logo
DE-CIX logoEDB Mauritius logoFacebook logo
Flexoptix logoFrance ix logoGoogle logo
Icolo logoMedallion logoRack centre logo
STC logoWAF-IX logoEpsilon-WIOCC logo

Women in Tech Fellowship Sponsors

Akamai logoGoogle logo
Netflix logoPaix logo

WomenTechConnect Lunch Hosts and Sponsors

LINX logoWorkonline logo

Lanyard Sponsor


Flexoptix logo

Barista Sponsors

Rogers Capital logoSTC logo

Social Event (Beers for Peers) Sponsor


Teraco logo

Gala Dinner Sponsors

Liquid Telecom logo