|As we head into 2016, we take a look back over AFRINIC's key achievements, events and milestones throughout 2015.|
2015 in Numbers
- 16.6 million IPv4 addresses allocated.
- 4,416 /32s and 27 /48s of IPv6 address space allocated.
- 160 Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) assigned.
- 15.2% of the ASNs assigned by AFRINIC announce IPv6.
- 148 new members welcomed on board.
- Five new staff joined the AFRINIC team.
- Over 550 people attended the Africa Internet Summit (AIS)/AFRINIC-22 in Tunis, Tunisia and AFRINIC-23 in Pointe Noire, Congo.
- 580 people trained on IPv6 and/or Internet Number Resource Management in 14 different countries.
- 3 policies proposed, 2 still under discussion, 1 accepted and 1 withdrawn.
- US$ 9,000 given to the 3 winners of the 2015 FIRE Awards: each winner received cash prize US$ 3,000.
- 12 people from 12 countries awarded Fellowships to attend the Africa Internet Summit (AIS)/AFRINIC-22 and AFRINIC-23.
|AFRINIC partners with ICANN on the Africa DNS Business Exchange and Mentorship Programme. Read more.|
The AFRINIC Board of Directors announces the appointment of Alan Barrett as AFRINIC’s new CEO. Read more.
|The Board of Directors adopts a resolution regarding the IANA Oversight Transition. Read more.|
AFRINIC representatives attend iWeek in Cape Town, South Africa. Read more.
Winners of the 2015 FIRE Africa Awards are announced. Three amazing projects win US$3,000 each and a travel grant to attend the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015 in Brazil. Read more.
|AFRINIC completes the migration of RPKI platform v1.0 to RPKI v2.0. Read more.
AFRINIC Board publishes version 2 of the proposed Governance Committee's Terms of Reference (ToR) and calls for comments. Read more.
Sami Salih selected as Co-Chair of the Policy Development Working Group. Read more.
|AFRINIC publishes its 10 year anniversary commemorative book.