In 2011 Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) and Tanzania Network Information Center (tzNIC) co-hosted the Africa Network Operators Group (AfNOG) trainings in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. As a result of local hosting of the event, about one-third of participants were Tanzanians. This is not the case when the trainings are hosted outside of the country due to associated high costs of travel and living expenses. It was noted therefore that most participants attend these kind of trainings when hosted locally. tzNOG was formed due to all those factors.
The tzNOG benefits include:
Networking the local Engineers with other experts around the globe;
Providing the network management best practices so as to take advantage of the abundance fibre capacity we have and tap the business potential the Internet can bring to the country;
Better management of network resources including mail and web servers.
Provide the best research platforms that are key for improvement of education in Tanzania.