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AFR-IX adds Asteroid Mombasa IXP to peering network

Tuesday 16 March 2021 | 14:46 CET | News
AFR-IX telecom is expanding its peer-to-peer network under an agreement with Asteroid Internet Exchange Point (IXP). It is will add the Asteroid IXP in Mombasa to its pan-African network, the others being NAPAfrica in South Africa, IXPN in Nigeria and DjIX in Djibouti.The company said the activation of Asteroid Mombase IXP facilitates peering for Kenyan ISPs as well as international networks, reinforcing connectivity in the eastern sub-region of the continent. Mombasa is set to become a major gateway for submarine fibre optic cables and is already emerging as a hub for internet traffic.

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