Fall 2008 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Research and Education Networking in Sub-Saharan Africa

Time 10/15/08 01:15PM-02:30PM

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Session Abstract

The session will survey REN progress in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years.
Ten National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) now exit as legally incorporated entities in Sub-Saharan countries. Active projects to form NRENs are underway in at least a dozen other countries of the region.
At the regional level, in 2006 the NRENs of eastern and southern Africa formed the UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking to promote interconnections with each other and with RENs world-wide. UbuntuNet now operates a routing hub in London, where it interconnects with G

Speakers

Speaker Boubakar Barry Association of African Universities (AAU)

Speaker Duncan Martin TENET

Speaker Tusu Tusubira UbuntuNet Alliance

Presentation Media

media item thumbnail Creating the Future of Research and Education Networking in Africa (pdf)

Speaker Michael Gill National Library of Medicine

Speaker Tusu Tusubira UbuntuNet Alliance

media item thumbnail Research and Education Networking in Sub-Saharan Africa: An update (pdf)

Speaker Boubakar Barry Association of African Universities (AAU)

Speaker Duncan Martin TENET

Secondary tracks Network Planning and Engineering International

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