Guinean government says IXP is ready
23 February 2018
Guinea's Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital Economy Moustapha Mamy Diaby said the country's internet exchange point is ready, ITWeb reported. Diaby said the country will start deploying the IXP infrastructure but did not specify a date. The IXP forms part of the broader Regional Communication Infrastructure Programme for West Africa and has been in development since 2012.
Guinea's IXP was financed by the World Bank for USD 387,000. The government has vowed that the IXP will boost data connectivity and offer more locals access to the internet. Operators directly involved are waiting for the launch, deployment and its terms of reference before making promises to subscribers. The ministry said details would be made available during the launch.