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Collaborations with the Ministry of Education in Rwanda to Re-establish the Rwanda Education Network (RwEdNet)

UbuntuNet Alliance would like to take this opportunity to appreciate the concerted effort by the Ministry of Education, Rwanda, towards re-establishing the Rwanda Education Network (RwEdNet). This is to enable the Rwandan National Research and Education network to participate actively in the Eastern and Southern African Regional Research and Education Network (RREN) which consists of …

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UbuntuNet Alliance partners Indiana University, others in second phase of NEA3R initiative

UbuntuNet Alliance has once again partnered with the International Networks at the Indiana University in the five year $4.75 million Networks for European, American, African, and Arctic Research (NEA3R) initiative supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). International Networks at IU will jointly lead the initiative with the Advanced North Atlantic consortium, which consists of …

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NREN engineers hail MANRS training workshop

Network engineers that participated in the recent Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) online training workshop organized by UbuntuNet Alliance in partnership with Internet Society (ISOC) and AFRINIC have hailed the impact of the virtual workshop which they believe will help NRENs safeguard their networks against potential threats. At least 18 NREN engineers from …

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UbuntuNet Alliance, Internet Society to train NREN engineers online

UbuntuNet Alliance has, in partnership with the Internet Society (ISOC), organized a three-week Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) online training workshop for network engineers from the UbuntuNet Alliance membership region. The workshop, to be facilitated experts from ISOC, will be held through daily one-hour sessions starting from 13th – 31st July 2020. The …

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Technical Announcement: RPKI Route Origin Validation on the UbuntuNet Alliance Backbone.

UbuntuNet Alliance wishes to inform all NRENs connected to the UbuntuNet Network that it has now activated the Route Origin Validation feature within the regional backbone. The feature helps in securing Internet’s routing infrastructure by among other things, allowing IP prefixes from authorized Autonomous Systems (AS) only. IP prefixes that are generated by unauthorized AS …

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ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE CONTRACT SIGNING CEREMONY BETWEEN MALAWI GOVERNMENT AND UBUNTUNET ALLIANCE

Republic of Malawi Ministry of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology   THE PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP COMMISSION ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE CONTRACT SIGNING CEREMONY in respect of  INTERNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY TO THE MALAWI RESEARCH and EDUCATION NETWORK (MAREN) The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Information, Civic Education and Communications Technology in collaborationwith the Public Private …

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Lets launch! AfricaConnect2 upgraded UbuntuNet network to be launched at UbuntuNet-Connect 2019 in Madagascar

In November 2015, officials from the European Commission and UbuntuNet Alliance converged at the European Union Delegation offices in Maputo, Mozambique to sign the €10 million AfricaConnect2 Cluster 1 (Eastern and Southern Africa) project contract agreement between the two organisations – one of the two contracts for the €26.6 million pan-African project. Fast forward to …

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Faster connectivity between Asia and Europe for research and education

New secure 100 Gbps link is set to boost research and education collaboration between Asia Pacific region and Europe with shorter, faster, cheaper connectivity.  An international consortium of six research and education (R&E) networks, including AARNet (Australia), GÉANT (Europe), NORDUnet (European Nordics), SingAREN (Singapore), SURF (The Netherlands) and TEIN*CC (Asia-Pacific), recently announced the launch of …

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Hello DRC, You are now connected

Eb@le, The National Research and Education Network (NREN) of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has become the 11th NREN to be connected to the UbuntuNet Network, the data communications network of UbuntuNet Alliance which interconnects NRENs in Southern and Eastern Africa and to the Internet in Europe. The 2xSTM-1 Cape Town – Moanda link …

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UbuntuNet Alliance connects National Research and Education Networks of The Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi and Zimbabwe under the AfricaConnect2 Project

10th October 2018: Lilongwe, Malawi Hundreds of thousands of students, lecturers and researchers from Higher Education Institutions and research centers affiliated to the National Research and Education Network (NREN)s of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Malawi and Zimbabwe now have a glorious opportunity to access high speed and affordable connectivity dedicated  to research and …

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