The Africa Internet Summit(AIS) was officially launched on 15 May 2012 at the AFRINIC 16 meeting in Serekunda, The Gambia. The annual Africa Internet Summit is a forum where major development issues faced by Africa are discussed. The forum provides a more business-oriented structure bringing together numerous stakeholders including policy makers, operators, regulators, technical experts, Internet service providers, government, and civil society representatives among others.
The Africa Internet Summit combines conference, training and networking for the Internet industry. The annual summit attracts internationally renowned speakers to share the latest innovations in Internet Protocol (IP) technology coupled with the emerging topics from the Industry. The AIS is also a prime international arena for advertising Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and products.