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In Rwanda, Paving the Way to Keep Local Content Local

By Israel Nyoh |

A little over a decade ago, the African Internet community set an ambitious goal. With the 80/20 Initiative, they committed to exchange 80% of Internet traffic locally, with just 20% routed from outside the continent.

Establishing Internet exchange points (IXPs) is key to not only achieving this goal—but also to making the Internet faster and more affordable.

The Rwanda Internet Community and Technology Association (RICTA)…