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LINX Nairobi

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Your Interconnection Hub for East Africa

 

The first physical presence for LINX in Africa will be live very soon!

We are excited to be here and building a future proof interconnect solutions with a platform that can scale and grow with the regions digital demand.

Networks can connect to LINX Nairobi from these locations in Nairobi; iColo, Africa Data Centres and IXAfrica.

What can LINX bring to Kenya?

  • Over 25years industry experience
  • Global membership of over 950 networks
  • World class engineering
  • 24/7 NOC
  • Strong partner relations
  • Transparent, trusted
  • Open to all networks looking to peer

 

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IXAfrica is a new data centre facility in Nairobi, specifically designed to cater for hyperscalers and deliver hyper-cloud services. The largest data hub in East Africa, making it the ideal location to serve the growth and demand predicted in the telecoms sector.

Networks connecting to LINX Nairobi from the new IXAfrica data centre will have their IX peering fees covered for the first 3 years from launch*

*This includes LINX membership fees (for those networks who are not already members), port access and peering service fees, and cross connect fees. The offer is applicable for any size service and is for the first cross connect only.

Normal charges will resume after three years.

For example; All peering services on LINX Nairobi will be free of charge for networks connecting from IXAfrica from November 2023, until November 2026.

Existing LINX members can log into the member portal and add LINX Nairobi as a new location.

New to LINX? Apply to join us here and select LINX Nairobi as your preferred location or complete the enquiry form for more assistance.

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    Latest News

    26th March 2024

    AFR-IX Telecom Join LINX Nairobi

    By Lynsey Buckingham

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    20th December 2023

    BICS Extends LINX Presence to Kenya and Becomes First Reseller Partner of LINX Nairobi

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    13th November 2023

    LINX Nairobi – The New Interconnection Hub for Kenya Goes LIVE!

    By Lynsey Buckingham

    The London Internet Exchange (LINX) have announced that their interconnection hub in Nairobi, Kenya is now live and ready...

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    Predicted Digital Growth in Kenya

    Frost & Sullivan’s Digital Market Overview for Kenya predicts considerable growth for the telecommunications sector locally.

    It expects the digital services market to nearly double in 2022 alone, with Fintech and cloud compute services becoming increasingly important.

    “Kenya is a key location for East African connectivity. We are very much looking forward to help further develop interconnection services for networks throughout the region.”

    Nurani Nimpuno, Head of Global Engagement for LINX

    Kenya is uniquely positioned to serve all of East Africa with fast-growing fibre connectivity throughout the whole region, with a well-connected submarine cable network with pathways to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

     

    *Image Source Telegeography Submarine Cable Map

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