Welcome to UbuntuNet Alliance Website

 

UbuntuNet Alliance is the regional Research and Education Networking organization for Eastern and Southern Africa. Our mission is to secure affordable broadband and efficient ICT access and usage for African NRENs and their associated communities of practice. We manage and operate UbuntuNet, the regional backbone network that interconnects National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and connect them to other regional networks. Read more>>


Rolling out the regional network

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The AfricaConnect project rolled out the regional component of UbuntuNet, establishing a high-capacity Internet network for research and education in Southern and Eastern Africa. This has provided the region with a gateway to global research collaboration. The project lasted four years (closed on 5th May 2015). View the network development status as of May 2015. A follow up project AfricaConnect2 has commenced. Read more >>


What's New?

Upcoming events


Participating in Horizon 2020 Projects

UbuntuNet Alliance is proud to be a partner in Horizon 2020 projects. At present, the Alliance is a partner in Sci-GaIA, MAGIC and TANDEM projects.



UbuntuNet Alliance Partners

UbuntuNet Alliance is grateful to its partners for their support on various fronts:

 

 


NUANCE January 2016


Using the NREN to Address Brain Drain in Recovering Nations: the Case of SomaliREN       

 

MAREN, SomaliREN hold breath as connection to the UbuntuNet Network draws closer

UbuntuNet Alliance to elect new Chairperson, Board of Trustees  


Angola pledges to register NREN     


North and South join forces to promote Open Science in Africa     

Asi@Connect project launched to bridge digital divide in Asia-Pacific