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.

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

Liquid Telecom logoSeacom logo

Gold Sponsor

LINX logo

Silver Sponsors

AMS-IX logoChina Telecom logoDE-CIX logo
Flexoptix logoGoogle logoWAF-IX logo

Lanyard Sponsor


Flexoptix logo

Social Event (Beers for Peers) Sponsor


Teraco logo

Women In Tech Sponsor


Google logoNetflix logo