News & Events

One Web Day….

One Web Day, was held today on September 22.  This  global event is aimed at giving all participants in this unprecedented turn in human evolution that is the Internet a chance not only to celebrate it, but also to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining the... read more

Lessons from the Pacific Communities at APrIGF Vanuatu

Taking place the first time in Pacific, APrIGF Vanuatu 2018  has during 13-16 August 2018.  300+ attendees in total from around the region with  26% of the attendees from government stakeholder and 21% from private sector.   The Hon. Prime Minister Charlot Salwai of... read more

IOT project launched

The IOT awareness campaign has started. Please visit this site for more information.  There will be workshops to clearly inform and educate the ICT and Telecommunication sector and the community in general, of the advantages and risks associated with the  IoT... read more

IoT awareness project

he Somali Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-SO) will soon conduct workshops and distribute a booklet on IoT – its advantages and more importantly its inherent security problems. The objective here is to raise awareness among ICT hardware users and traders... read more

Somtech and isoc.so partnership

Partnership between Som-tech.net and isoc.so will help strengthen collaboration between the two entities who are both working in developing the Somali ICT sector. All members of the Somali Chapter of the internet society now have an email acct that they can use for... read more

Status of IPV6… six years on

IPv6 has arrived. These graphs show the evolution of default protocol, v6 address types, and average bandwidth in Somalia over time. They are generated using the data collected by the ipv6-test.com connection test page, and are updated on a monthly basis.   Six... read more

Introducing Research ICT Africa

Research ICT Africa Network conducts research on ICT policy and regulation that facilitates evidence-based and informed policy making for improved access, use and application of ICT for social development and economic growth. Interested? visit... read more

Credible ID System for Somalia

When I left Somalia in 1981, it took me (or those trying to help me) 3 years to get a passport… 3 years (am not joking) and then only to get a passport with the wrong DOB, because there was age limit etc to get a passport not to mention all the other horrible... read more