Agreement signed to set up new IXP in Cote d’Ivoire

31 Oct 2019

Telcos, internet providers and regulators in Cote d’Ivoire have signed an agreement to set up a new internet exchange point (IXP) in the capital Abidjan, leading to improved performance and lower costs for end users. Signatories included the Regulatory Authority for Telecommunications in Cote d’Ivoire (Autorite de Regulation des Telecommunications de Cote d’Ivoire, ARTCI), Orange, MTN, Moov, VipNet and Yoomee. The country already has one IXP in the shape of Cote d’Ivoire Internet eXchange (CIVIX).