All posts by Rupesh Shrestha

Apricot 2017 participation

npIX board members participated in Apricot 2017 in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam from Feb 26th to March 2nd, 2017. During the event, npIX board members attended APIX meeting, meeting with APIA for preparation of Apricot 2018 in Kathmandu. Mr. Rupesh Shrestha, CEO of Internet Exchange Nepal did a presentation to invite participants to next year’s APRICOT in Kathmandu. The Conference was attended by 654 delegates from 56 different countries.

During the event, npIX Chairman, Mr. Gaurab RajUpadhaya was re-elected in APNIC Executive Council (EC) election with majority votes from APNIC members.

Mr. Rupesh Shrestha also attended phNOG in Manila, Philippines as resource speaker and presented about npIX, npNOG and APRICOT 2018 in Nepal.

npNOG Launch with conference and workshop

Internet Exchange Nepal (npIX) and Nepal Network Operator’s Group (npNOG) proudly announces a program for “npNOG Launch” followed by conference and cocktail dinner. The conference will have several paper presentations relating to Nepal network operational updates, progress, challenges and new technologies.

Following the conference day, a 3day workshop will be organized jointly by npIX and npNOG in two different tracks. Each workshop will have technical experts conduct training in practical environment setup with hands on training.



Date: December 9th, 2016

Venue: Hotel Himalaya

Time: 1pm onwards.

Contribution fee: Rs.1000*


Date: December 10th to 12th, 2016 (3days)

Venue: Hotel Yellow pagoda

Time: 10am to 5pm.

Workshop fee: Rs. 6000*

Track 1: SOHO Network design workshop

Track 2: Fiber Optics workshop

Passport registration (both conference and workshop): Rs.6500*
* Note: 20% student discount with valid college ID card.

** Incase of overbooking, organizer’s decision on approval will be final.

For Registration

Web registration:

Phone registration: 01-5012546 (Bindu Dahal)

2018 APRICOT to be hosted in Nepal !!

Oct 03, 2016: Internet Exchange Nepal (npIX) will be hosting Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies,  APRICOT 2018 ( in Nepal!!! Announcement was made yesterday in APNIC 42 opening social dinner in Colombo.

Thank you APIA, APNIC and those who supported this. We expect continued support and would be delighted to welcome you all to Nepal during the event.