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HotLINX Magazine

HotLINX is the membership magazine of the London Internet Exchange. It is free to download and features technical articles, public affairs news, event reporting, and much more besides. Printed copies are available on request

HotLINX has been freely available to Internet professionals and stakeholders in print since the year 2000 and via print and download since 2006. In 2016 a new interactive online edition was launched featuring links to additional online content plus video and image galleries. To find out more or to obtain hard copies of back issues of HotLINX, please email the .

*Please note that stocks of early editions may no longer be available.



10th January 2017

  • Technology Matters: With major network upgrades and the introduction of a new LINX NOC, it’s a time of change for the LINX Technology team
    • LINX95 EGM & Governance Consultation Review
    • LINX and France-IX to work together to help boost worldwide Internet growth
    • NaMeX signs as first LINX IXP Reseller partner
    • LINX to host NANOG 69 in Washington DC
    • Digital Infrastructure Boost in Chancellor’s Autumn Statement
  • Online edition

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4th October 2016

  • World First for LON2 Network: LINX is to build its new LON2 architecture based on EVPN routing technology, the first IXP in the world to do so
    • LINX News LINX reduce the cost of peering in London for the second time in 2016
    • LINX call for stronger government support for IXScotland
    • LINX95 EGM Preview
    • 'Momentum is Growing: LINX NoVA on target to meet 2016 objectives' By Ben Hedges, LINX America CEO
    • 'Edge routers with Juniper MPC7 line cards deployed on LON1 network' By Mike Hellers, LINX Network Engineering Manager
  • Online edition

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5th July 2016

  • Sofia So Good! Peering community to celebrate 10 years of the European Peering Forum in Bulgaria
  • LINX News
    • 'Planning for a Successful Future' By John Souter, LINX CEO
    • Board Elections & LINX93 AGM Review
    • 'Juniper testing and upgrade activity dominating workload' By Mike Hellers, LINX Network Engineering Manager
    • LINX94 Preview
    • IXManchester 4th birthday Event
    • LINX Partner News - Console Network Solutions
  • Online edition

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7th April 2016

  • Investigatory Powers Bill Passes First reading
  • LINX News
    • Board Elections & LINX93 AGM Preview
    • Kurtis Lindqvist appointed LINX Chief marketing Officer
    • 'Cycle of network upgrade and test work continues' by LINX Network Engineering Manager, Mike Hellers
    • Proof of Concept (PoC) testing for large scale networks
    • LINX upgrades branding for peering LANs outside London
  • Online edition

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8th January 2016

  • Member Engagement: Help Build the LINX of the Future
  • LINX News
    • LINX91 EGM Review
      • Murray Steele ratified as the first externally appointed independent LINX Chairman
    • '100G, Juniper upgrades and network capacity challenges' by LINX Network Engineering Manager, Mike Hellers
    • BGP Routing: 'Is BGP Badly Broken?' by Russell Heiling, LINX Senior Network Engineer
    • LINX America

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15th October 2015

  • HotLINX Previews the New LINX Stats System
  • LINX News
    • LINX91 EGM Preview
      • Formal ratification of Murray Steele as LINX Chairman
    • LINX makes significant long term commitment to its USA operations
    • Summer member engagement events raise £1360 for charity
    • Engineering Update: 'Juniper Core Upgrades, 100G Member Ports and more...' by LINX Network Egineering Manager, Mike Hellers

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