Re: [gaia] ISOC, Facebook Partner to Expand Internet Connectivity in Africa

Arjuna Sathiaseelan <arjuna.sathiaseelan@cl.cam.ac.uk> Fri, 28 September 2018 07:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: [gaia] ISOC, Facebook Partner to Expand Internet Connectivity in Africa
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imho,

i think we should have a consortium (similar to TIP) headed by ISOC (and
not FB), bringing in major service providers including african content
providers and start a movement towards incentivising IXP deployments,
peering & local content.

Regards

On 27 September 2018 at 16:27, Marco Zennaro <mzennaro@ictp.it> wrote:

> Looking forward to GAIA-ers comments on this news:
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> https://allafrica.com/stories/201809260490.html
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> Best,
> Marco
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> Marco Zennaro, PhD // Research Officer // T/ICT4D Lab // ICTP //
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