Namibia launches first IXP

Tuesday 11 March 2014 | 10:58 CET | News
The Namibia Internet Exchange Point (IXP) has been officially launched and is expected to result in more secure, affordable and faster internet services in the country. The government received support for the launch from the African Union Commission under the African Internet Exchange Point System Programme, New Era reported. The IXP connects internet service providers to enable them to exchange local internet traffic between local networks and to interconnect directly in order to offer network improvement and better quality of services.

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