AfriNIC, the Region Internet Registry (RIR) for the African region, is headquartered in Cyber City, Ebene, Mauritius, and is a non-governmental and not-for-profit membership based organisation. Our primary responsabilies are distributing and managing IP addresses and related resources. There are a total of five RIRs world-wide, sharing the same mission but covering different regions. AfriNIC is member of the Number Resources Organization (NRO). For additional information, access: www.afrinic.net. Key services: Distribution and Management of Internet Protocol Adresses, Distribution and Management of Autonomous Numbers, Oversight on Policy Development and Implementation, Training and other educational opportunities, Public Whois database for IP resource Registration. Our key stakeholders: Staff, Board Members, Members, Technical Community, National Regulators, Government, Academia, Private Sector, Telecoms, Civil Society, and related organizations.
We invite you to meet us at the AfricanCom exhibitions -Stand P41
More info: http://africa.comworldseries.com
|Based in||Mauritius (Republic of)|
|ITU Global Directory||AfriNIC|
|Adiel A. Akplogan|
Adiel Akplogan is the Chief Executive Officer of AfriNIC Ltd., the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) for Africa since 2004. Adiel has more than 15 years experience in the Internet technology environment, and has previously worked as New Technology Director at CAFENet, an IT service company based in Togo and one of the first private and independent Internet Service Providers in the region (1994-2000). He has also worked as IT Director of Symbol Technologies in France. Adiel was a member of the the OIF (Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie) group of Experts on Internet Governance since 1999, and of the UN Secretary General's Internet Governance Forum Advisors Group from 2006-2009. He has served in the African Technical Advisory Committee of the United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (ATAC/UNECA) from 2005-2006. As CEO of AfriNIC, Mr Akplogan also serves as the Chair of the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Executive Council, and has been involved in setting up several technical coordination bodies in Africa, such as the African Network Operators Group (AfNOG), where he serves as a member of the Administrative committee, and the African ccTLD Managers Association (AfTLD).