While this exchange point is going to help everybody in the industry on the West Coast, it's going to be slow growth.
While it makes sense that the volume of coffee coming into the Bay Area will increase as a direct result of the exchange point designation, questions about how much, and more particularly from where remain.
What the exchange point designation of San Francisco and the promising expansion of coffee warehousing into new markets both mean is that the transportation and storage industry is attaining new levels of sophistication in being able to service the West Coast coffee industry.
The capacity building support facilitated the setting up of the structures and prepared network engineers with the technical skills to interconnect their networks to the internet exchange point.
The total cost of the support extended to realize each internet exchange point is US $63,000.
The Internet Exchange Point in Swaziland will add to bringing effectiveness in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and hence faster and more safe exchange of intra-country internet traffic.
The capacity building support facilitated the setting up of the essential structures and prepared network engineers with the technical skills to interconnect their networks to the Internet exchange point.
Cecil Masiga, Director of the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) in Botswana, asked member states to keep the continents's traffic within the region to avoid costs of routing traffic through global exchange points, which is often expensive.
Most of Africa s Internet traffic is routed through exchange points outside Africa.