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London Internet Exchange reduces the cost of connection

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is implementing price cuts amounting to £1.9million ($3million) over the coming year.

From 1st January 2013, LINX's 440+ members will enjoy reduced port fees on the two London peering LANs, as well as continued free 100Mb and 1G ports on the Manchester peering LAN.

LINX's CEO John Souter said: "These price reductions reflect our commitment to lowering peering costs for LINX members. They also reflect the advantages of our mutual, not-for-profit business model. As a mutual, our customers are also our shareholders, which means that our entire focus is on improving the network and providing better value for our members."

Full details of the new fee structure can be found here: www.linx.net/govern/servicesfees

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Notes to editors:

About LINX

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is a mutually owned membership association for operators of Internet Protocol networks. We provide a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform, known as an Internet Exchange Point (IXP), and represent the interests of our members on matters of public policy.

Our members consist of access networks, ISPs such as BT and content providers like Google,who exchange Internet traffic between each other over our secure peering LANs. Through LINX they are able to reach 80% of the total global Internet making it one of the single biggest connection points in the world.

For more information call Sam Frances on +44 (0)20 7645 3521 or e-mail 

With over 770 members connecting from over 76 different countries worldwide, LINX members have access to direct routes from a large number of diverse international peering partners.

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