Location: Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Date: 30th August- 1st September 2016
The 7th African Peering and Interconnection Forum (AFPIF) was held over a 3-day period from 30th August-1st September 2016 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
An inclusive forum, AfPIF builds cross-border interconnection opportunities by ensuring that key players — infrastructure providers, Internet service providers (ISPs), Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), international financial institutions, and policy-makers and regulators can come together and connect Africa.
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.