Mauritania starts national internet exchange

Thursday 30 June 2016 | 08:30 CET | News
The national internet exchange in Mauritania, RIMIX started operations 27 June. Supported by the World Bank, the new exchange is expected to help develop the local internet market and reduce dependence on external internet resource, while also increasing security. Kane Mohamed Abdallahi, head of the association running RIMIX, called on local businesses to support the digital economy and emergence of local ISPs and content providers. The exchange is part of a broader ICT development strategy by the government for the period 2012-16. At the launch of the exchange, local operators, their

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