AfriNIC


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AfriNIC

(AFRIcan Network Information Center) See IANA.
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The establishment of AfriNIC confirms the enormous growth of Internet activities in the Africa region," said Paul Twomey, President and CEO of ICANN.
The existing Regional Internet Registries, APNIC, ARIN, RIPE NCC and LACNIC, have supported AfriNIC strongly, according to Paul Wilson, Chair of the Number Resource Organisation (the coalition of RIRs): "The RIRs and our communities are extremely pleased to hear of the provisional recognition of AfriNIC by ICANN.
While AfriNIC has been offering IPv6 training for the last four years, it has been hard for operators to see the business value of deploying IPv6 and the continuing availability of IPv4 has allowed some providers to wait until addresses based on the older technology are depleted.
Lauded as a success by many speakers during the ICANN meeting, AfrISPA noted that externally imposed changes in the roles of ICANN or AfriNIC would not be well received.
Cet atelier de 4 jours organise avec le concours de l'ONG Afrinic, vise a garantir la migration, prevue a l'echelle planetaire, vers l'IPv4 dans les meilleures conditions, a affirme le directeur general adjoint du pole commercial d'AT, Mohamed Habib, soulignant que l'IPv4 qui dessert 4 milliards d'adresses IP depuis son deploiement en 2011 etait sature.
Former AFRINIC CEO Adiel Akplogan has been named as new vice president for technical engagement by ICANN for strengthening the firms efforts to develop its international presence and participation, effective from March 1st.
Through the AXIS project, the interests of the AU and the Internet Society, working with other African Internet organizations such as AfriNIC, AfNOG and AftLD, will be realized in this collaborative effort to assist in the development of a more locally operated and, hence, more robust and economically accessible pan-African Internet.
Ouedraogo initiated many IT technical workshops in Africa and is a founding member of numerous African regional organizations, including AfriNIC (the African Internet Registry for IP addresses); AfTLD (African Internet Top Level Domain Names Association); AFNOG (African network operators group); AfCERT (African CERT network), and AfrICANN (African network of participants to the ICANN process).
Il est a noter que le Maroc est desservi en adresses IP par le Registre Internet Regional AFRINIC, a travers des Registres locaux, principalement les trois Operateurs Telecoms.
The AU, Internet Society and Afrinic sponsored 30 countries with training and equipment to foster internet peering amongst each other.