PCH in the Press

January 5, 2014: On 5th January, Packet Clearing House assisted Dot Kiwi Limited and Minds + Machines in bringing the new generic Top Level Domain .KIWI online to serve New Zealand. This is the 7th ngTLD to come online on PCH’s global anycast infrastructure.   
December 30, 2013: PCH's Caribbean Outreach Manager Bevil Wooding for Packet Clearing House, for his active contribution to the Internet and the Information Society in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Recent contributions of Bevil include participation in the establishment of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) in Grenada, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica and Barbados. Wooding is also one of the founding members of the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG). Through his contribution as Program Director, CaribNOG has become a dedicated community of network operators and stakeholders committed to providing a regional forum for sharing technical experiences and promoting relevant technical models and solutions for the region.    More...
November 19, 2013: On November 19th, PCH’s Internet Infrastructure Specialist Robert Martin-Legene spoke at the ICANN 48 event in Buenos Aires about the impact of IXP’s on Internet Security in the Latin American and Caribbean region.    More...
November 11, 2013: The Organisation for the American States organised in partnership with the Word Economic Forums’ Cyber Resilience Initiative a symposium in Montevideo. PCH’s Executive Director Bill Woodcock was invited to participate as panelist during the round-table sessions to provide real-world experience regarding the process of developing and implementing national cyber security strategies.    More...
November 5, 2013: During the Cyber Security Cooperation Summit IV organised by the East West Institute last November, PCH’s Executive Director Bill Woodcock participated as panelist in the session “Privacy & Security: core interests and new realities”. In this panel, private and public views will be shared regarding recent tensions between government’s national interests and transparency on the process used to manage governmental information collection and storage.    More...
October 23, 2013: PCH’s Executive Director Bill Woodcock led two workshops and participated as panelist on several others. Bill discussed the relationship between IXPs and the domestic Internet economy on the session “Internet Exchange Points and the domestic Internet economy” and explained basic Internet infrastructure related concepts and terminology on the session “Internet Infrastructure and terminology explained”.    More...
October 19, 2013: The Singapore DNSSEC facility hosted by the National University of Singapore, on behalf of the Singaporean Infocomm Development Agency (IDA), is now fully operational. The facility, operated jointly by Packet Clearing House (PCH) and IDA, hosts the secret cryptographic keys that allow many countries to secure their national domain names.   
September 3, 2013: During three days, technical and operational representatives from 22 latin-american registries gathered in Panama City to attend a technical workshop organised by LACTLD. Robert Martin-Legene, PCH’s Internet infrastructure Specialist, presented Best Practices in DNSSEC Zone Management to an audience of over 40 participants.    More...
June 13, 2013: PCH’s Robert Martin-Legene and Gaël Hernández spoke at a two-day policy workshop in Santa Cruz to discuss best practices and experiences building IXPs around the world. A combination of ISPs and government officials participated in the event.    More...
May 8, 2013: PCH’s Research and Outreach Specialist Gaël Hernández presented the session “IXPs and DNS: opportunities to registries”, highlighting the relevance that Internet exchanges have in security-related issues such as man-in-the-middle attacks or route hijacking.    More...
February 20, 2012: On Monday, 20 February 2012, a new Internet security facility was inaugurated in Zurich. The facility, operated jointly by Packet Clearing House (PCH) and SWITCH, hosts the secret cryptographic keys that allow many countries to secure their national domain names.    More...
June 22, 2011: Packet Clearing House (PCH) and the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) were joined by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) in making today’s announcement, saying the new facility will provide secure digital signatures for the country-code top level domains of dozens of countries.    More...
February 24, 2011: Analysis Mason cited PCH's data in a brief entitled, "IXPs: the key to sustaining and expanding a healthy global Internet ecosystem".    More...
February 23, 2011: FRIGATE BAY, ST KITTS Wednesday 23rd February - Packet Clearing House Caribbean Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding, presented on the topic “Information and Communications Technology – an Essential for Growth" at the St. Kitts and Nevis inaugural National Economic Development Forum. He addressed an audience of over 200 national leaders that included Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas and several members of his cabinet. In his presentation, Wooding called for a combination of policy, innovation and practical mechanisms to best realize the potential technology affords. He stated that “advances in Internet and mobile technology provided the tools and conditions for unleashing a new era of Caribbean innovation. Wooding reminded the audience that St. Kitts was one of the first countries in the English-speaking Caribbean to consider establishing an Internet Exchange Point, yet to date that effort has borne no fruit. Following the presentation, the Ministry of Sustainable Development has committed to restarting the initiative and the Government has reiterated its support of ICTs as an essential lever for national development. The inaugural St Kitts and Nevis National Economic Growth Forum was aimed at identifying possible new areas of economic growth and sustainable development.” The goal of the one day event was to collectively define strategies for equitable development and sustainable growth of the Federation.   
January 26, 2011: PARAMARIBO, SURINAME – Packet Clearing House (PCH), in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), and with the support of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU); the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organizations (CANTO); and the Telecommunications Authority of Suriname (TAS) hosted an IXP Awareness Symposium in Paramaribo, Suriname. The Symposium was designed to create greater public awareness of the role, function and benefits of Internet Exchange Points to the development of internet-based economic activity in Suriname and the wider Caribbean region. The one day event was jointly facilitated by PCH Caribbean Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding and CTU ICT Specialist Mr. Stephen Lee. The event drew a diverse audience that included internet service providers, private sector representatives and government officials, regulators and technocrats. Participants at the event were challenged to consider the possibilities for industry growth and for the revolution of education, e-health, youth empowerment, e-government and telecommunications. The facilitators highlighted the technical requirements for establishing an IXP and gave several examples of content and service opportunities that can be developed by government, schools, businesses and media houses. The highly interactive sessions also highlighted some of the obstacles that could be expected and used international references to demonstrate the relationship between IXPs, growth in the domestic internet economy and national development. Connectivity has been one of the major challenges in Suriname which has a population density of less than 3 people per square kilometer. However, 75% of the population lives in urban areas along the coast of the 164,000 square kilometers sized country. The ISPs present all indicated that addressing the connectivity issue remains a top priority. They also express a strong interest in exploring opportunities for local content development as a means of stimulating more domestic traffic. The Symposium concluded with participants agreeing to advance the process through the establishment of a special Working Group representing the interest of all stakeholders. The first task of the group will be to finalize the governance structure for the Exchange and to have that ratified. Ms. Jetty Olff Director at the Telecommunications Authority of Suriname (TAS), indicated in her closing remarks that she was very pleased with the outcomes of the one-day Symposium, shared that TAS is fully committed to supporting the establishment of an IXP in Suriname.    More...
January 24, 2011: ROSEAU, DOMINICA – Packet Clearing House (PCH), in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), and with the support of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU); the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organizations (CANTO); and the Government of Dominica hosted an IXP Awareness Symposium in Roseau, Dominica on Monday 24 January 2011. The Symposium, designed to create greater public awareness of the role, function and benefits of Internet Exchange Points, attracted the attention of a wide cross section of Dominican society. The audience included Internet Service Providers, regulators and government officials, as well as business owners, educators, media houses and a strong contingent form the local community college. The sessions were facilitated by PCH Caribbean Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding and CTU ICT Specialist Mr. Stephen Lee. Together, they challenged participants to consider the look at the subject of Internet Exchange Points from the perspective of enabling developing a domestic internet industry. Through real-world examples, the audience explored the possibilities for industry growth and for the revolution of education, e-health, youth empowerment, e-government and telecommunications in the small Eastern Caribbean island. The Commonwealth of Dominica, has a population of just over 72,500 on 750 square kilometer (290 sq mi) island. Nearly 27,500 Dominicans, 37.8% of the total population, have Internet access. "The Internet is developing very quickly in Dominica and there are a number of entrepreneurs with innovative ideas who expect to benefit tremendously form domestic peering," PCH Internet Strategist Bevil Wooding stated. The Symposium concluded with participants, including the two major Internet Service Providers LIME and Marpin Telecoms, agreeing to advance the process through the establishment of a special Working Group representing the interest of all stakeholders. The first task of the group will be to meet to review and consider the information presented. From that collaboration they expect to define a set of next steps toward establishing an Internet Exchange Point in Dominica.    More...
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November 19, 2010: ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad. PCH Caribbean Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding, addressed a special regional gathering of IT staff from The University of the West Indies (UWI) held at the University's St. Augustine campus in Trinidad. In his presentation to the group, Wooding gave the group an update on the initiative to establish critical internet infrastructure across the region and highlighted to attendees the significant role the University must play in the advancing and advocating regional Information and Communications Technology (ICT) priorities. He also pointed to the benefits technical facilities, such as Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), can bring to University staff, students and service delivery goals. Several participants commented on the timeliness and value of the presentation and session chair, Claire Craig concurred that UWI has a unique responsibility to advocate, promote and support the increased appropriation of indigenous ICT solutions for Caribbean development. The meeting, which took place on November 19th at UWI St Augustine Campus Administration Building Conference Room, brought together IT professionals from UWI campuses in Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, Barbados. Also in attendance were representatives from the UWI Open Campus, which offers multi-mode teaching and learning services through virtual and physical site locations across the Caribbean region.   
November 17, 2010: PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad. Packet Clearing House (PCH) Caribbean Outreach Manager and Internet Strategist, Bevil Wooding, presented on Cloud Computing at the 2nd Trinidad and Tobago Business and Innovation ICT Symposium. Wooding was part of a three person panel together with Ric Telford, Vice President, IBM Cloud Services; and Alvaro Celis, General Manager, Multi Country Americas at Microsoft. The Panel was moderated by Simon Aqui, CEO of IBM Trinidad and Tobago. The audience comprised academics, technology experts and top level business executives from the public and private sectors of various countries throughout the Caribbean. The panel discussed the type of academic research, economic activity, technical considerations and legal framework required to make more high-quality technology services available to the local and regional market. Wooding's contribution to the panel discussion highlighted the opportunity current technology offers to create a Caribbean Cloud that can serve the specific development goals and policy and compliance frameworks of the region. The ICT Symposium, hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Government's Ministry of Public Administration, in partnership with the National Information and Communications Technology Company Limited (iGovTT) and the e-Business Roundtable, was part of the country's ongoing mission to bring awareness to the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Innovation in developing existing businesses and encouraging the birth of new enterprises and opportunities. The three-day conference program which took place at the Hyatt Regency, Port of Spain from November 14th to 16th, included high-profile local and international speakers. Feature presentations were delivered by Chris Anderson, Editor in Chief of Wired magazine, and Dr Soumitra Dutta, a Professor of Business and Technology and faculty director of elab@INSEAD.    More...
October 26, 2010: Packet Clearing House has been admitted as a member organization of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams(FIRST). FIRST is a key promoter of Internet Security facilitates critical communications among it's members and enables them to quickly and effectively respond to incidents.    More...
October 1, 2010: Outreach Manager Bevil Wooding was joined by Internet Analyst Jonathan Martin for a series of meetings with telco regulators, ISPs, government, media and other stakeholders to further the establishment of IXPs in each of Trinidad, Barbados, and Grenada   
August 28, 2010: Packet Clearing House (PCH), in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU), facilitated a “Caribbean IXP Awareness”. The event which ran from 25 – 25 August 2010 featured a three-country series of Symposia on Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) designed to create greater awareness of the benefits and rational for establishing IXPs in the Caribbean. A range of industry stakeholders in St Vincent and the Grenadines; St Lucia and The Federation of St Kitts & Nevis were the beneficiaries of the exercise facilitated by PCH Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding. Each one-day Symposium was organized by the host-country Government and attracted representatives from a cross-section of the national community, ranging from internet service providers, educators and business reps to government officials, regulators and technocrats; Audiences in each country were challenged to consider the possibilities for industry growth and for the revolution of education, e-health, youth empowerment, e-government and telecommunications that could be achieved through domestic traffic exchange. As an immediate outcome of the symposia, stakeholders in all three countries have committed to advancing the process of establishing local exchanges by appointing Working Groups to spearhead the process. Bernadette Lewis, Secretary General of the CTU chaired the symposia. Wooding, who is also Program Director for the Caribbean ICT Roadshow, led discussion covering IXP fundamentals; value proposition for Caribbean Exchanges, IX global models, regional trends and international best practices. Stephen Lee, a Network Specialist and consultant for the CTU, facilitated technical sessions on peering and internet infrastructure. Packet Clearing House and the Caribbean Telecommunication Union have agreed to continue working with stakeholders in the Caribbean toward the realization of goal to proliferate Exchange Points in the region.    More...
August 23, 2010: PCH's Caribbean Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding, was the Program Director of the inaugural meeting of the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG), which took place in St Maarten last week. Internet Analyst Jonny Martin also attended and delivered several well received presentations.    More...
August 11, 2010: PCH Internet Analyst Jonny Martin attended the African Peering and Interconnection Forum in Nairobi, Kenya. He was a speaker on two panels on interconnection and peering strategies for network operators.    More...
August 7, 2010: 7-AUGUST-2010. SAN FRANSICO. Packet Clearing House today announced its support for the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG) in the hosting of the inaugural CaribNOG 1 Regional Meeting in St Maarten. "PCH has long history of supporting both Internet infrastructure and human resource development in the Caribbean region. We applaud the emergence of CaribNOG and fully support their development objectives." stated Bill Woodcock, co-founder and Research Director of the San Francisco-based non-profit. He added, "The significant work CaribNOG has done to mobilize the region's technology community augurs well not just for its members, but for the development of the ICT sector in the entire Caribbean. The CaribNOG group has spent the last year facilitating technical training exercises and conducting workshops as part of the Caribbean ICT Roadshow, an initiative of PCH's collaborative partner in the region, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU). "The CTU's ICT Roadshow has been critical vehicle in CaribNOG's ongoing drive to build regional awareness of the benefits greater technical collaboration at the regional level." according to PCH's Caribbean Outreach Manager, Bevil Wooding, who also serves as the event's Programme Director. "CaribNOG has been building a reputation as an influential forum where network technicians and technology professionals share experiences and participate". Wooding added, "having a technical forum to sharing experience and exchange ideas better positions to region to address critical technology challenges and issues and to formulate relevant solutions." The 1st CaribNOG Regional Meeting will be held at the Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, Petersburg, St Maarten. The five day event runs from 15 - 19 August and coincides with the Government of St Maarten's ICT Week and the CTU's Caribbean ICT Roadshow. There is no cost to attend and the program targets Internet Service Providers, Network Administrators, Computer Engineers, Technology Researchers and ICT Consultants and other interested stakeholders. The agenda includes technical training sessions in Voice over IP (VoIP), Linux Security, IPv6 and advanced routing for building the skills of ICT technicians and engineers. ./end   
July 15, 2010: Internet Analysts Jonny Martin and Gaurab Raj Upadhaya are attending SANOG 16 in Paro, Bhutan where they will be teaching workshops on network security.    More...
May 13, 2010: The Government of St Vincent & the Grenadines in collaboration with the Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) hosted the 12th General Conference of Ministers Meeting in Kingstown St. Vincent. Packet Clearing House (PCH) was represented at the event by its Caribbean Outreach Manager Mr. Bevil Wooding. Mr. Wooding presented on the benefits of Internet Exchange Points to an audience that included six government ministers and representatives from over 10 Caribbean countries, including Anguilla, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia and Trinidad & Tobago. The presentation described the role and value of Internet Exchange Points and looked at the potential advantages to be derived by their proliferation throughout the region. The audience of over 50 persons from the public and private sector then engaged in a lively interactive session. Government Ministers and regional Internet Service Providers alike were challenged to take the necessary steps to establish more internet exchange points in the Caribbean. Government officials reiterated their commitment to encouraging and facilitating the process.    More...
April 29, 2010: PCH Internet Analyst Jonny Martin participated in the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association's AGM and Telecommunications Conference in Honira, in the Solomon Islands. He was a featured speaker on peering and IXPs.    More...
April 26, 2010: Caribbean Outreach Manager Bevil Wooding chaired a panel discussion on International Connectivity in Brades, Montserrat as part of the Caribbean Telecommunications Union's (CTU) Caribbean ICT Roadshow. The theme of the CTU's touring program is "Harnessing the Power of Innovation – the engine for ICT- enabled Caribbean Development", and it is being brought to 20 countries in the region in 2010.    More...
March 29, 2010: PCH Outreach Manager Bevil Wooding attended the 7th Caribbean Ministerial Briefing Seminar in Washington D.C. hosted by the United States Telecommunications Training Institute (USTTI) and the Caribbean Telecommunications Union. Bevil gave a well received presentation entitled 'Internet Exchange Points - foundation for the Caribbean Internet Economy' to a group of government ministers, telecom regulators and senior ICT representatives from the region.    More...
January 27, 2010: PCH Internet Analyst Jonny Martin taught a three day hands-on routing workshop at the NZNOG 2010 Conference in Hamilton, New Zealand.    More...
December 29, 2009: PCH Internet Analyst Jonny Martin spent a week trekking in rural Nepal while working with Nepal Wireless Network, a project which provides connectivity (internet, phone and video conferencing) to remote villages, schools, and hospitals. Jonny helped upgrade their equipment at several of the repeater nodes which support their wireless network.    More...
November 16, 2009: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock participated in the fourth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum Meeting in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Bill organized and chaired four expert panels for the meeting on topics including exchange points and ccTLD management.    More...
June 16, 2008: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock speaks on "Assuring High Availability of Critical Services in the Internet of the Future" at the OECD Ministerial on the Future of the Internet Economy Forum in Seoul, Korea.    More...
June 3, 2008: PCH Internet Analyst and SANOG Program Committee Chair Gaurab Raj Upadhaya speaks on the South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG) at AFNOG, Rabat Morocco.    More...
May 28, 2008: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock presents on "Global Anycast Hosting Platform for ccTLD, in-addr & Root DNS" at the IX Latin American & Caribbean ccTLDs Organization (LACTLD) Associates Meeting in Salvador-Bahia, Brazil.    More...
March 21, 2008: PCH receives research funding from the DHS Cyber Security Research and Development program for the development and deployment of a tool for detection and prevention of anomalous routing assertions within the context of large-scale routing announcements.   
March 21, 2008: PCH receives research funding from the DHS Cyber Security Research and Development program for work to enhance the INOC-DBA voice-over-IP hotline system, used by NOC operators to coordinate responses to both routine and emergency situations in Internet management.   
February 20, 2008: PCH Internet Analyst and APRICOT Program Committee Chair Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Jonny Martin and Ed Lewis lead a VOIP Deployment Workshop at APRICOT Taipei, February 20-24.    More...
February 11, 2008: PCH Internet Economics Analyst/Staff Engineer Gaurab Raj Upadhaya participated in a panel on an Update on Internet Governance at the ICANN New Delhi Meeting, Feb. 10-15, 2008.    More...
November 20, 2007: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Raj Upadhaya chairs a panel on Peering at MENOG 2, in Doha, Qatar.    More...
September 4, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock and Internet Economics Analyst/Staff Engineer Gaurab Raj Upadhaya lead a tutorial on "ISP Operations and IXPs" at the 24th APNIC Open Policy Meeting / SANOG 10, New Delhi, India.    More...
August 6, 2007: PCH Staff Engineer Gaurab Raj Upadhaya and Faraz Shamim from Cisco Systems lead a workshop on IPv6 in Wellington, New Zealand, supported by InternetNZ.    More...
July 9, 2007: PCH Internet Economics Analyst/Staff Engineer Gaurab Raj Upadhaya and Cisco Systems' Philip Smith lead a Routing and BGP Multihoming Workshop at intERLab Training Center, AIT, Thailand.    More...
June 21, 2007: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Raj Upadhaya and Jonny Martin present on VoIP implementation and applications, including the INOC-DBA hotline system, at the Third PacNOG Meeting, Conference and Educational Workshop, Rarotonga, Cook Islands.    More...
April 4, 2007: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Raj Upadhaya speaks on "Forming the NPIX" at the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) 1 Meeting, Bahrain    More...
April 3, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock speaks on "Proxy Cache and Regulation" at the Middle East Network Operators Group (MENOG) 1 Meeting, Bahrain    More...
March 22, 2007: The Digital Freedom Initiative is coordinated by the U.S. Department of State, under the leadership of Ambassador David A. Gross, U.S. Coordinator for International Communication and Information Policy, in partnership with USAID, the Peace Corps, and other government agencies. DFI works in developing countries to broaden the social and economic benefits which accrue from ICT regulatory policies that foster competition and transparency. The Global Digital Freedom Institute (GDFI) is a non-profit organization which has been formed to provide expertise and resources in support of DFI. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss potential projects that the Federal government could develop in cooperation with the private sector and NGOs, under the auspices of the Digital Freedom Initiative. We hope to identify projects that will promote the foreign policy goals of free and competitive access to information and the Internet, while simultaneously aiding the work of organizations building ICT infrastructure in developing countries. Deputy U.S. Coordinator for International Communication and Information Policy Ferial Ara Saeed and DFI Director Tom Carnegie will listen to ideas and incorporate participant input into final project proposals for DFI in 2007. The Federal government and the private sector will select one or two projects as the signature projects for DFI in 2007.   
March 8, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock and Research Program Manager Ross Stapleton-Gray present an INOC-DBA update at ICIW-2 in Monterey, California.   
March 3, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock leads a two-day round of policy discussions regarding Malaysia's Internet traffic exchange environment, in Kuala Lumpur.   
March 1, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock leads a panel discussion on the role of government in Internet traffic exchange, during APRICOT 2007 in Bali. Panel participants included Kurtis Lindqvist, NetNod and EuroIX; Gregory Massel, of the South African ISP Association and the board of the Johannesburg Internet Exchange; Brokaw Price, peering coordinator for Yahoo; Jonny Martin, on behalf of New Zealand's IXPs; Lane Patterson, of Equinix; Maurice Dean, peering coordinator for Google; Toshinori Ishii, of JPNAP; Winston Qiu, of China Netcom; and Amitabh Singhal, of the National Internet Exchanges of India. Questions addressed in this ninety-minute discussion included: Is there a role for government in regulating IXPs? Is there a role for government in mandating ISPs' participation in IXPs? Is there a role for government in mandating peering partners, or regulating the terms or uniformity of peering agreements? Is there a taxable function at IXPs, and should there be if the IXP is not otherwise collecting revenue? Is there a role for governments, governmental agencies, or QUANGOs in directly operating or managing IXPs? Is there a role for governments in protecting IXPs against technical or policy mismanagement?   
February 26, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock teaches a one-day workshop on Internet Exchange Point construction, in conjunction with APRICOT 2007 in Indonesia.   
January 31, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock speaks on the need for Internet instrumentation at OECD/NSF workshop on the Future of the Internet.    More...
January 23, 2007: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock presents about Network growth for ISPs in developing countries at the SANOG meeting in Sri Lanka.    More...
November 14, 2006: PCH Internet Economic Analyst Gaurab Raj Upadhaya talks about Regional Internet Exchanges at the RIPE NCC regional Meeting in Bahrain.    More...
September 6, 2006: PCH Internet Analyst and SANOG Program Committee Chair Gaurab Upadhaya talks on "AS-path analysis: testing claims of Tier 1 status and examining BGP routing anomalies" at APNIC 22.    More...
September 6, 2005: PCH Research Program Manager Vest discusses Internet production measurement and localization at the APNIC 20 Open Policy Meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam.    More...
July 20, 2005: PCH Internet Analyst and SANOG Program Committee Chair Gaurab Upadhaya presents a five-day workshop on network security best practices at SANOG VI in Thimphu, Bhutan.    More...
June 28, 2005: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock speaks about Internet traffic measurement and localization opportunities at NAPla 2005 in Lima, Peru.    More...
June 22, 2005: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock joins a panel of Internet policy experts to discuss critical policy challenges at opportunities at Supernova 2005 in San Francisco.   
May 25, 2005: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest moderates the Peering Panel at ISPCon Spring 2005 in Baltimore, Maryland. With a focus on peering and interconnection in Canada, Mexico, and the United States, this year's panel includes PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock, Davel Wodelet of Shaw Cable, Protel's Alejandro Pineda Mathus, and Teleglobe global peering coordinator Sylvie Laperriere.    More...
May 17, 2005: PCH Network Architect Steve Gibbard talks about local communications in the Internet's "spur" regions at NANOG34 in Seattle, Washington. Internet Economic Analyst Gaurab Upadhaya leads the NANOG34 BoF on PCH's INOC-DBA (Inter-NOC Dial-by-ASN) hotline phone system    More...
May 6, 2005: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest talks about empirical foundations for normative Internet policy development at the Oxford Internet Institute's Conference on Internet Governance.   
April 28, 2005: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest explains key technical and economic differences IP address allocation and Internet production for the online Internet policy journal CircleID.    More...
April 23, 2005: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock talks about the economics of Internet traffic exchange at the 2005 Conference on Technology, Innovation, and Learning in Developing Countries, co-sponsored by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization.    More...
April 18, 2005: The Public Interest Registry, a not-for-profit corporation created by the Internet Society (ISOC) to manage the .ORG domain, announces the appointment of PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock to the .ORG Advisory Council. The Advisory Council is one of PIR's key resources established to solicit input from and be responsive to the needs, concerns, and views of the global non-commercial Internet community in the management of the .ORG Internet domain registry.   
March 16, 2005: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest presents "The Wealth of Networks" as part of the UC Berkeley School of Information Management and Sciences (SIMS) 2005 Distinguished Lecture Series.   
March 16, 2005: Computerworld New Zealand marks the activation of the Anycast I-Root DNS server at the Wellington Internet Exchange. The deployment was supported by InternetNZ, Packet Clearing House, and Autonomica AB.    More...
March 2, 2005: New Zealand's CityLink recognizes PCH and Autonomica for their "significant assistance" in deploying a new I-Root mirror at the Wellington Internet Exchange (WIX).    More...
February 25, 2005: APIA Vice Chair Gaurab Upadhaya and APRICOT Program Committee Co-Chair Tom Vest welcome network operators to APRICOT 2005 in Kyoto, Japan. Tom joins Gaurab in presenting a three-day workshop on network management best practices (February 18-20). PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock presents a tutorial on Internet Exchange Point (IXP) infrastructure, operations, and policies on February 22. Bill, Gaurab, and Tom participate in the 2005 Peering Forum (February 23).   
February 13, 2005: PCH Analyst and SANOG Chair Gaurab Upadhaya welcomes network operators to SANOG V in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Gaurab joins Worldlink Nepal's Vicky Shresthra in presenting a five-day workshop on network security best practices. Conference also features advice from PCH Network Architect Steve Gibbard on how to insulate local networks from remote problems, and an extended tutorial on Internet Exchange Point (IXP) infrastructure, operations, and policies led by Research Director Bill Woodcock.    More...
February 4, 2005: PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock chairs the INOC-DBA BOF and gives a talk exploring Economic Trends in Internet Exchanges at the NZNOG'05 in Hamilton, New Zealand.   
January 31, 2005: PCH Network Architect Steve Gibbard gives a presentation on the benefits of routing looking-glasses at NANOG 33 in Las Vegas.    More...
January 19, 2005: PCH Researchers Bill Woodcock and Tom Vest talk about Infrastructure, Interconnection, and Internet Exchange Points at a joint luncheon sponsored by the NTIA, the FCC Office of Strategic Planning and Policy Analysis, and the State Department Office of Communications and Information Policy.   
January 18, 2005: With Cisco URP support, PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest presents a semester-length senior seminar on the Global Information Economy at the VCU School of World Studies.   
January 11, 2005: PCH Researchers Bill Woodcock and Tom Vest give a private briefing to industry leaders in Washington, D.C.   
January 1, 2005: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Upadhaya's overview of wireless networking in Nepal appears in the new Sage India title, "Asia Unplugged: The Wireless and Mobile Media Boom in the Asia Pacific."    More...
January 1, 2005: Cisco Systems recognizes PCH contributions to international scholarly research and research network development with a University Research program (URP) award.   
November 30, 2004: The Dhaka-based Daily Star newspaper recognizes PCH's "remarkable donations" to the newly established Bangladesh Internet Exchange (BDIX). PCH Analyst Gaurab Upadhaya joins Cisco's Philip Smith in presenting a series of workshops for prospective BDIX members; twelve networks join the exchange during the first week of operation.    More...
November 15, 2004: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Upadhaya talks about the INOC-DBA hotline system at the LINX meeting in London, England.    More...
November 4, 2004: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest moderates the Peering Panel at ISPCon Fall 2004 in Santa Clara, California. Participants include PCH Research Director Bill Woodcock, Equinix Chief Technical Liaison Bill Norton, Switch and Data's Vice President for Engineering Gene Lew, and PIPE Networks Technical Director Stephen Baxter.    More...
October 16, 2004: PCH Network Architect Steve Gibbard gives a talk on peering economics at the Switch & Data Peering Forum VI in Washington D.C.    More...
October 2, 2004: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest gives a talk on The Wealth of Networks at the Telecom Policy Research Conference in Washington D.C.    More...
September 24, 2004: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Upadhaya provides an INOC-DBA update at the RIPE meeting in Manchester, England.    More...
September 15, 2004: PCH receives research funding from the DHS Advanced Research Projects Agency for the development of research tools for network security analysis.   
September 3, 2004: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest joins other network operators in a discussion of how academic research can contribute to real-world network troubleshooting at the SIGCOMM 2004 NETTS Workshop.    More...
September 1, 2004: PCH receives research funding from the Open Society Institute for the development of open source network management tools for small and medium-sized network operators in developing countries.    More...
August 31, 2004: PCH Internet Analyst Gaurab Upadhaya leads a tutorial on the Internet Route Registry at APNIC 18 in Nadi, Fiji.    More...
August 15, 2004: Cisco Systems provides support for PCH research on the causes and consequences of inetnum whois inaccuracies.   
July 29, 2004: PCH Analyst and SANOG Chair Gaurab Upadhaya welcomes network operators to SANOG IV in Kathmandu, Nepal. Speaking as newly appointed interim CEO, Gaurab provides an update on the Nepal Internet Exchange (NPIX). Network Architect Steve Gibbard also presents an overview of current PCH network and routing research.    More...
June 25, 2004: PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest gives a talk on The Wealth of Networks at NANOG 31 in San Francisco.    More...
April 30, 2004: Newly appointed PCH Research Program Manager Tom Vest discusses the challenge of networking inside the Chinese autonomous routing domain at the UC Berkeley China's Digital Futures Conference.    More...
: PCH Staff Gaurab Raj Upadhaya and Jonny Martin both participated in the APRICOT 2010 meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Gaurab was a presenter in a IPv4/IPv6 routing workshop and Jonny Martin was a presenter in a VoIP workshop.    More...