COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise. It has impacted all aspects of life from health to business to education and even public policy, influencing the way everyone used and perceived the Internet.
This session aims to understand the behaviour of traffic at African IXPs during the pandemic. Was there a significant traffic increase due to the lockdown? Were there countries where there was a decrease in traffic mainly because people traditionally accessed more Internet from their offices?
How critical are IXPs in these situations? It would also be relevant to understand the inter-regional traffic pattern during the pandemic.