AfrISPA Objectives

  1. To provide industry perspective on policy formulation and regulation as it relates to the Internet industry and to act as an interface with Governmental bodies and the public at large.
  2. To develop policies and positions in the best interest of the Members and protect and promote these interests in regional and International Fora.
  3. To promote the development of key Internet Infrastructure on the Continent.
  4. To promote the development of a free and open telecommunications market.
  5. To facilitate the establishment of national ISP Associations in Africa and to provide common services to them.
  6. To provide and promote educational opportunities that will enhance and empower technical and policy understanding of the Internet.
  7. To build, maintain, and publish relevant industry data for Members.

Challenges facing ISPs in Africa. [Link]
A PowerPoint presentation by William Stucke, presented to the ATU at the ICC, Accra, Ghana in March 2002.
Last Updated ( Friday, 30 May 2008 )
Intra-African Connectivity. [Link]
Brian Longwe. Iweek Johannesburg, SA. 17th September 2003.

Strategies For Increased Internet Growth
A call for a paradigm shift to stimulate Internet growth through content.  November 2005. (pdf)

Regional IXPs: The need for regional Interconnection in Africa. By William Stucke
Paper written on request for the Commonwealth Minister's Reference Book, 2006 on the need for regional interconnection in Africa (pdf)
Last Updated ( Friday, 30 May 2008 )

Afix Internet Exchange Point Trainings.


Botswana - May 2005

Zambia - July 2005

Malawi - July 2005

Ghana - October 2005

Benin - October 2005

Burundi - March 2006

Togo - April 2006

Ivory Coast - April 2006

Nigeria - April 2006

Cameroon - July 2006

Senegal - July 2006

Congo - August 2006

Gabon - August 2006


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