Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 January 2011 10:15
The African Network Information Centre (AfriNIC) concluded its thirteenth biannual meeting held at Johannesburg, South Africa. The event was hosted by The Department of Communication of South Africa (DOC) and was sponsored by Uniform coza Registry, ISOC, Neotel and Internet Solutions.
With over 160 attendees, and around 30 remote participations through out the entire event from 18 countries and International organizations. Decision makers from the African and Global Internet Community; from different fields and scopes of interests such as governmental officials, regulators, telecommunications, academia, international organisations, Internet Service Providers, Finance, Banking and Satellite Communications attended the meeting and discussed the latest developments in global best practice for managing Internet resources and its impact on the African region.
Durning the meeting a large range of African and Global Internet related topics such as IPv6, RPKI and Cyber security were discussed and debated among the different members of the community. As a result of these discussions and deliberations two regional policies progressed to the “Last Call” phase.