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ION Durban – 7 September

15 August, 2017 (12:06) | Community, Education, Events | By: Alan

ION Durban will take place on Thursday, 7 September 2017, alongside the South African iWeek. iWeek includes events with the ISP Association (ISPA), the South African Network Operators’ Group (SAFNOG), and the South African Domain Name Authority (ZADNA). We’ll have a full-day program so we can cover topics including IPv6, DNSSEC, Securing BGP, and TLS […]

#bringbacktheinternet in Cameroon!

29 January, 2017 (11:04) | Community | By: Alan

We support the principle that Internet access is a basic human right. In solidarity with our ISOC Cameroon brothers and sisters, we call on the government to reinstate access in two regions. http://www.internetsociety.cm/

iWeek – from 7-11 September, at the Spier Hotel in Cape Town

14 July, 2015 (13:02) | Community, Education, Events | By: Alan

Each year, ISOC-ZA partners with ISPA and most of South Africa’s Internet organisations for the annual week long get together at iWeek. If you have an interest in Internet technology, governance or just for an opportunity to discuss how the Internet develops in South Africa, you should attend iWeek. Sessions on this year’s program which […]

State of the Internet in SA

30 August, 2013 (11:36) | Community | By: Alan

Akamai publish quarterly reports and data visualisations of the state of the Internet. ISOC-ZA is proud that South Africa uses almost 7m IP addresses, and acknowledges the challenges that we confront with lower penetration rates than many other African countries with much smaller utilisation of address space. We note that we are of similar levels […]

Internet Society Chapter Workshop: Africa

3 July, 2013 (12:10) | Community, Events, Policy | By: Alan

In two weeks time (14-18 July 2013) the global Internet governance organisation ICANN will be meeting for the second time in South Africa, at the Durban conference centre. Everyone is welcome and anyone interested in global policy making must attend (only thing needed is your brain, bring that and get free coffee and beer and […]

Comments and feedback and discussion – interact on FB

24 May, 2013 (09:28) | Community, Outreach | By: Alan

We’ve closed registrations for comments on this blog due to WP spam. Please join/like, raise your questions and post your comments on our Facebook group or Google+ page.

IPv6 training in Cape Town

17 April, 2013 (12:26) | Community, Education, Events | By: alan

Following from the success of last years AfriNIC training we’re hosting “how to plan and implement IPv6 networks as well as manage Internet resources” delivered by AfriNIC on May 3 – May 6 at 125 Buitengracht St., Cape Town. Register directly with AfriNIC here

2012 African Peering and Interconnection Forum in Sandton

28 June, 2012 (00:32) | Community, Education, Events | By: alan

The Internet Soiety presents AfPIF 2012 from 22 – 24 August 2012, register here. The African Peering and Interconnection Forum addresses the key interconnection, peering, and traffic exchange opportunities and challenges on the continent and provides participants with global and regional insights for maximising opportunities that will help grow Internet infrastructure and services in Africa. […]

IPv6 Workshop – Cape Town

15 June, 2012 (09:34) | Community, Education, Events, Outreach | By: alan

Finally we’re hosting the IPv6 AfriNIC training in Cape Town on 18 – 21 June 2012. Limited space sold out 30 spots in 2 days. IPv6 Training by AfriNIC hosted in Cape Town by ISOC-ZA We expect that at the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Create an IPv6 address plan and […]

South African Internet Users

24 October, 2011 (13:22) | Community, Membership, Outreach | By: alan

Recent infographic by Mybroadband shows some improvement, we believe that now is the time that we will start to see major changes in the South African telecoms environment.