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Mombasa internet exchange closes for lack of demand

Wednesday 3 June 2015 | 14:12 CET | News
AMS-IX and the Telecommunications Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) have decided by mutual agreement to close the East Africa Exchange (EAIX) project. Since 2013, both parties have worked together to implement and support the creation of an Internet Exchange Point in Mombasa at the Seacom cable landing station. However, since the exchange point went live in mid-2014, it has proved difficult to attract parties participants. There have been only four parties who have connected to the platform, one of them Google, and the other three Kenyan companies. This led to the difficult

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Categories: Internet
Companies: AMS-IX / Google / Seacom
Countries: Kenya
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