[afripv6-discuss] IPv6 Webinar for African Operators, Monday, 30th April 2012 at 13:00 UTC

Hisham Ibrahim hisham at afrinic.net
Mon Apr 30 09:44:39 SAST 2012

Dear Colleagues,
IPv6 Webinar for African Operators, Monday, 30 April 2012, 13:00 (UTC)

Based on the feedback received from the first webinar that showed a high demand for more frequent IPv6 dedicated events delivered in this method, AfriNIC, Internet Society and France Telecom have decided to organize a monthly IPv6 webinar that is scheduled to be held on the last Monday of every month.

This Webinar aims at assisting African operators with their adoption plans through sharing best experiences and practices region wide. Each month an IPv6 related topic will be chosen for discussion and throughout the month the topic will be discussed on the afripv6-discuss at afrinic.net to get a better understanding of the community's needs and points of view. The webinar will address these topics through a number of regional experts.

This Webinar will be dedicated to "IPv6 address planning and design" on the 30th of April (13:00 UTC)

The webinar will be 90 minutes long, divided into two segments of 45 minutes each

·         Expert presentation and experiences

·         Open discussion

Meeting agenda

·         IPv6 address planning (Tamon Akong Mukom, Training Manager at AfriNIC)

·         African Mobile & ISP experience

·         SimbaNET Tanzania: (Frank Habicht)

·         Safaricom Kenya: (John Gitau)

·         Sonatel Senegal: (Samba Laobe THIAM)

·         Open discussion

For more info please see


For the previous webinar please see


AfriNIC has been set up to serve the African community by providing professional and efficient management of Internet Number Resources, supporting Internet technology usage and development, and promoting a participative and multi-stakeholder approach to Internet self governance. AfriNIC is a non-government, not-for-profit, membership based organization, based in Mauritius. Trainings and capacity building are a central part of AfriNIC’s activities and our objective is to build competence within our region in IPv6 implementation and associated technologies required to use our resources effectively and to increase awareness within the service region on how Internet is governed and the roles organisations have in this environment.
Internet Society
The Internet Society is the world’s trusted independent source of leadership for Internet policy, technology standards, and future development. Based on its principled vision and substantial technological foundation, the Internet Society works with its members and Chapters around the world to promote the continued evolution and growth of the open Internet through dialog among companies, governments, and other organizations around the world. For more information, see: http://www.internetsociety.org
France Telecom
France Telecom-Orange is one of the world's leading telecommunications operators with 172,000 employees worldwide, including 105,000 employees in France, and sales of 45.3 billion euros in 2011. Present in 35 countries, the Group had a customer base of 226 million customers at 31 December 2011, including 147 million customers under the Orange brand, the Group's single brand for internet, television and mobile services in the majority of countries where the company operates. At 31 December 2011, the Group had 167 million mobile customers and 14 million broadband internet (ADSL, fibre) customers worldwide. Orange is one of the main European operators for mobile and broadband internet services and, under the brand Orange Business Services, is one of the world leaders in providing telecommunication services to multinational companies.

The AfriNIC IPv6 Program

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