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Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation

Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation

In a recent development, chief executive of the Internet pioneer service provider in Pakistan, Danish Lakhani, he was appointed member of the Board of the Asia-Pacific Network Information Network (APNIC).

Mr Lakhani joins other Asian Internet pioneer, Dr Edward Tian sues [China] (CEO of the first ISPs in China, China Netcom and former vice president of PCCW) and Mr Michael Malone [Australia] founder of iiNet, as well as Ms Sylvia Sumarlin [Indonesia], founder of Dyviacom Intrabumi (DNET) Mr Sharad Sanghi and [India], chief executive and founder of netmagic, not a communications company NTT.

Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation

Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation
Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation

Incorporated in Hong Kong in September 2016, the foundation was first discussed by APNIC Executive Council in 2014, when I started to support and expand a mechanism exploring the APNIC Development Program. The EC wanted to do this by raising funds, regardless of the contributions of APNIC members, to support local development efforts in the future.

The projects and activities funded by the Foundation are designed and managed by APNIC, in conjunction with financial partners interested in developing the Internet. These activities are conducted by APNIC and our partners, which include a growing group of community coaches and technical advisors, and other related organizations.

Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation
Head of Cybernet Appointed to the Board of APNIC Foundation

The Foundation was led by an independent board of directors, elected by APNIC EG, which includes recognized experts and respected in the Internet community in Asia Pacific. The Foundation staff is located in the APNIC office in Brisbane, Australia.

The Foundation appreciates the support and collaboration with other foundations, agencies and organizations developing the Internet in Asia Pacific.

For the first time, a Pakistani has been appointed to the prestigious post, a strong proof of the strong development of the Internet in Pakistan. As indicated in Propakistani above, plus the increasing penetration of LTE 4G mobile Pakistan, broadband fiber is also growing. Cybernet with its consumer fiber for domestic service StormFiber is now available in 7 capitals and according to our sources, with more cities in the process.

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