Gambia launches first Internet Exchange Point (IXP)

Gambia’s Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure (MOICI) under the African Union Commission (AUC) African Internet Exchange Services (AXIS) Support Project has launched the country’s first Internet Exchange Point (IXP) – the Serrekunda Internet Exchange Point (SIXP).

The SIXP project was undertaken in collaboration with local telecoms operators and internet service providers (ISPs), and will keep internet traffic local and reduce reliance on costly international bandwidth.

Read more: Gambia’s first IXP launched | HumanIPO.