The 6th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AFPIF) was held over a 3-day period from 25 – 27 August in Maputo, Mozambique.
The event discussed regional interconnection dynamics and content issues that are critical components of transit deficits.
As a multi-stakeholder forum, AfPIF seeks to build cross-border interconnection opportunities by ensuring that key players — infrastructure providers, Internet service providers (ISPs), IXPs, international financial institutions, and policy-makers and regulators are present at the event.
The forum targets executives, Chief Technology Officers (CTOs), peering coordinators and business development managers from the African region, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) 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) as well as carriers and transit providers. The forum is planned as a non-profit event and international sponsorship and support have been sought to convene the event.
You can find AfPIF 2015 presentation slides and livestream here: