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BT expands its 21st Century Network as the London Internet Exchange deploys 100 Gigabit Ethernet across their leading edge IP/MPLS Internet Exchange

23rd July 2012

With the biggest show on earth coming to London and the UK; the London Internet Exchange (LINX) has deployed 100 Gigabit Ethernet to cope with the first games of the social media age.

London Internet Exchange Selects Juniper Networks PTX Series For Its Network Supercore

10th July 2012

Network Exchange’s Members Gear Up for Olympic Games Demand to Ensure Service Quality and User Experience

LINX wins Global Telecom Business Innovation Award

14th June 2012

Press Statement - Reason for LINX Outage

11th June 2012

Passing the Torch: London Internet Exchange (LINX) Selects Extreme Networks BlackDiamond X8 Switch Ahead of Summer Olympics

7th June 2012

Extreme Networks, Inc. today announced that the London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world's leading exchange points for Internet traffic, has become one of the first organizations to purchase the BlackDiamond® X8 switch to help meet growing...

LINX donates switching gear to IXLeeds to kickstart UK regional peering programme

27th March 2012

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world's largest Internet Exchange Points (IXP), has donated a Brocade RX-8 switch to IXLeeds as part of it's mission to support regional peering in the UK.

Telindus executed seamless upgrade of LINX's network supporting the continued rapid growth in Internet traffic

18th November 2011

The London Internet Exchange Announces Further Investment in New PoPs

31st October 2011

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) today revealed that its successful network expansion to three new PoPs, in a shared-risk agreement with Equinix, Interxion and TelecityGroup, has resulted in further investment into these PoPs.

LINX Builds High-Performance Network Architecture with Juniper Networks to Manage Exploding Traffic Levels

17th October 2011

PTX Series Packet Transport Switch Slated to Power One of the World’s Largest Internet Exchanges with a Converged Supercore for Scale, Simplicity & Efficiency

LINX receives 50th member application of 2010

27th October 2010

The London Internet Exchange is pleased to announce that it has received its 50th member application of 2010. The new application, is from Global Transit Communications, the fastest growing IP Transit and Data Connect Services provider in South East...

LINX Seek New Peering Opportunities for Members at Polish Network Operators’ Group Meeting in Krakow

20th October 2010

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced that it is attending and presenting at PLNOG5, the fifth meeting of the Polish Network Operators' Group. The event, which attracts nearly 500 Internet professionals from around the world, is being...

Cloud Computing and the African Peering Scene discussed in the latest issue of HotLINX magazine

18th October 2010

he London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced the launch of the latest edition of its quarterly magazine, HotLINX, which includes a special three page feature on Cloud Computing as its lead story.

LINX Award Presented to NIX.CZ and CZ.NIC to Recognise Route Server Technology Development

10th May 2010

The London Internet Exchange (http://www.linx.net) is pleased to announce that its Conspicuous Contribution Award has been presented to Ondrej Filip and his colleagues at NIX.CZ and CZ.NIC following their outstanding work on the BIRD route server...

New Issue of LINX’s Internet magazine, HotLINX, now available to download

26th February 2010

The latest edition of London Internet Exchange's member magazine, HotLINX21, is now available to download from the LINX website: www.linx.net/files/hotlinx/hotlinx-21.pdf

Connection to LINX leads to significant growth for Bhutan Telecom

25th February 2010

Bhutan Telecom, the first network to join the London Internet Exchange from the country of Bhutan, has had such success in peering at LINX since joining in 2008, it has had to significantly upgrade its capacity.

Latest Price Cuts Reduce the Cost of Peering at LINX to Under £10 Per Day

21st January 2010

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced that it is now possible to peer at the exchange for less than £10 per day following a series of new year price cuts.

LINX Celebrates 15th Anniversary at LINX67 Member Meeting in London

16th November 2009

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is this month celebrating its 15th anniversary and will mark the occasion at the LINX67 member meeting on the 16th and 17th November in London.

200th LINX 10 Gigabit Ethernet Port Taken By Rostelecom

5th November 2009

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced that Rostelecom, Russia's national telecommunications operator, has taken the 200th 10 Gigabit Ethernet port at the exchange.

LINX to sponsor RIPE NCC Regional Meeting in Russia

16th September 2009

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world's largest Internet Exchange Points, has announced that it is to sponsor the RIPE NCC regional meeting in Moscow on 17-18 September, 2009.

Peering Community to meet in Copenhagen for the 4th European Peering Forum

14th September 2009

Four of the world's leading Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), AMS-IX, DE-CIX, LINX and Netnod, are hosting the fourth European Peering Forum (EPF4) on the 14th and 15th September in Copenhagen, Denmark.

LINX Members to Benefit from Substantial Cost Savings Following Mid-Year Price Cuts

1st July 2009

(01/07/2009) - The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced that from 1 July 2009, it is applying significant price cuts on its membership and 1GigE and 10GigE port fees.

Pirate Bay verdict “a victory for rule of law”

17th April 2009

Today Internet Service Providers welcomed the verdict of the Pirate Bay trial concerning charges of assisting copyright infringement as a victory for the rule of law.

Internet Professionals Gather for Important IPv6 Workshop

18th March 2009

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has staged a major deployment workshop dedicated to the topic of IPv6 implementation.

LINX Members Benefiting from 40% Cost Savings Year-on-Year

2nd February 2009

Despite the global economic downturn the London Internet Exchange (LINX) continues to grow ever stronger.

LINX First In The World To Interconnect 300 Members

1st December 2008

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced that it has connected its 300th member, the first Internet exchange point in the world ever to connect so many networks together.

LINX hits major milestones

20th September 2008

LINX has announced it has passed the major milestone of 200 Gigabits per second of peak Internet traffic. In addition, they have an all-time high of 280 members using 570 connected member ports (including a record of 80 ultra-fast 10GigE ports).

Record Growth Allows LINX To Cut Prices For Members

11th September 2008

The London Internet Exchange has announced that record-breaking membership growth in the first half of 2008 has allowed it to make substantial cuts in prices for membership and for the services which members receive.

LINX To Co-Host Global Peering Forum 3.0 In Miami

27th March 2008

Leading Global Network Exchange Providers Enhance Peering Relationships at Four Day Event.

LINX Announces Latest Edition of HotLINX

13th November 2007

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has launched the latest edition of its popular 8-page news magazine, HotLINX, available now at www.linx.net.

LINX Expands Its Business Development Team

24th September 2007

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has strengthened its head office team with the appointment of Jennifer Atherton as Business Development Executive.

Dr Richard Clayton Presented With The Conspicuous Contribution To LINX Award

17th September 2007

The London Internet Exchange is pleased to announce that its Conspicuous Contribution to LINX Award has been presented to Dr Richard Clayton.

World First As LINX Launches Peering Review Software

3rd September 2007

The London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world’s largest exchange points, announced today that ISPs and NSPs can explore in advance the business advantages of peering through an Internet exchange point (IXP).

LINX Announces Partnership With The Colocation Exchange

20th March 2007

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has today announced the launch of a new partnership agreement with The Colocation Exchange Ltd (Colo-X).

LINX On The Move In 2007

9th January 2007

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) starts the new year with a bang by relocating to new offices in central London.

KPN and LINX announce discounted Ethernet services through LINX from Anywhere

22nd November 2006

Connecting to LINX facility locations from outside the UK is now easier and more economical than ever.

Leading ISPs Come Together For First Ever European Peering Forum

9th October 2006

Three of the world's leading Internet Exchange Points (IXPs), AMS-IX, DE-CIX and LINX, are hosting the first ever European Peering Forum on the 29th and 30th of November 2006 in Frankfurt, Germany.

LINX Members unite in War against UBM

7th October 2006

At the recent London Internet Exchange (LINX) AGM, the 200 strong membership agreed operational principles for spam management teams to share information while ensuring that customer privacy is not infringed.

Patrick Gilmore elected to LINX Council

18th May 2006

LINX Members reinforce global position as Patrick Gilmore is elected to LINX Council. Members attending the Annual General Meeting of the London Internet Exchange (LINX) in London have elected Patrick Gilmore of Akamai Technologies to its Council of...

LINX announces Fees Reduction as Membership Soars

1st March 2006

LINX, one of the largest Exchange Points in the world, is growing so rapidly that it is abolishing traffic-based charging in favour of flat-rate fees.

LINX scores a Hat Trick with Redbus Interhouse

21st February 2006

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) today announces that its new connection point at Redbus Interhouse’s Meridian Gate has now gone live. LINX now has facilities in each of Redbus Interhouse’s London datacentres, broadening the choice for ISPs as to...

LINX welcomes latest member Etisalat

5th February 2006

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) now connects the networks of 210 Content Delivery and Internet Service Providers across the world.

LINX further strengthens UK Internet

29th November 2005

The UK Internet is to be further strengthened as the London Internet Exchange (LINX) announces it is cementing its long-standing relationship with Redbus Interhouse by establishing a new connection point at a third of Redbus Interhouse's London...

LINX welcomes WSIS Agenda

18th November 2005

Tunis - London's Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the world’s largest peering points where nearly 200 ISPs and content network providers exchange traffic daily, supports and encourages the development of more Internet Exchange Points, as proposed...

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