Govt. to launch internet exchange point tomorrow

06 Mar 2014 18:00

Namibia has been chosen by the African Union Commission (AUC) under the African Internet Exchange Point System (AXIS) Program to establish a national Internet Exchange Point in Namibia.

The IXP connects Internet Service Providers (ISPs), to exchange local internet traffic between their networks and interconnect directly, offer better network improvement and better quality of services.

In collaboration with the AUC, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) on behalf of the Namibian government, will jointly launch the Internet Exchange Point in Windhoek tomorrow, 7th March.

The launch will take place in front of Iway and Ministry of Justice from 10h00 to 14h00.