Cameroon’s first IXPs to be ready by June

19 Jan 2015

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications of Cameroon has revealed that the country’s first internet exchange points (IXPs) will be ready in the cities of Yaounde and Douala by June, writes BiztechAfrica. ICCSOFT has been selected to install the infrastructure under the supervision of the National Agency for Information and Communications Technologies (ANTIC). Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Jean Pierre Biyiti bi Essam, said that the two IXPs will help to reduce the cost of internet services in Cameroon and reduce the nation’s reliance on foreign networks. The cost of the project has not been disclosed.


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