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    • 19 Nov

      Africa’s connectivity- Meeting the needs of a continent

      Africa’s connectivity

      France-IX is excited to be a partner in the AXIS project, initiated by the African Union and handled by the Internet Society (ISOC).

      The project has the ambition of establishing an African Internet Exchange System with IXPs in 33 countries...

    • 18 oct

      Action plan to avoid further outages

      France-IX network

      These past few months, France-IX has undergone a series of outages which highlighted the limits and weaknesses of the current network design.

      France-IX wants to ensure its members that the whole team, with the help of experts from the internet community...

    • 26 Sept

      Board members in 2013

      Picture of news 2 members to the board of France-IX

      During the General Assembly 2013, France-IX members partly renewed the board committee (2 seats our of 6)..

      Lionel Marie (Schneider Electric) and Mathieu Paonessa (Jaguar Network) were elected to join the board already composed of ...

    • 02 Sept

      Seacom partners with France-IX for French content boost

      Picture of partnership between Seacom and France-IX

      Africa may get faster access to online French language content thanks to pan-African broadband service provider Seacom and internet exchange operator France-IX forming a partnership.

      In becoming a reseller of France-IX, Seacom says in a statement that its goal is to extend African operators and service providers’ networks to reach international...

    • 08 Aug

      France-IX calls for applications to join its board

      France-IX board member

      In September 2013 France-IX’s board will evolve. France-IX is an association who owns a private company – France-IX Services - to run day-to-day operations.

      France-IX relies on a board to ensure its right guidance to success. The turnover of one third of the board is meant to ensure the neutrality and professionalism...

    • 16 July

      Outage 16/07/2013

      Incident technique du 16/07/2013

      France-IX had scheduled a maintenance this morning from 9 to noon UTC+2 on its equipment in Telehouse-2. The maintenance was meant to upgrade a core equipment, insert an additional 4*10G linecard and connect a 30G uplink from Interxion 2. No incidence was expected...

    • 22 May

      Popping up in Marseille

      France-ix infrastrure

      When IX Reach in the UK offered free 100Mb connections into France-IX’s exchange in Paris in February, France-IX expected a small response. But more than 15 companies in two weeks accepted the offer and opened up in the French hub, highlighting the cross-channel demand that is now entering the market....

    • 29 Mars

      Partnership with RIPE Atlas

      RIPE Atlas

      France-IX has become a sponsor of RIPE NCC Atlas programme and offers 8 internet monitoring probes. Until now Atlas has delivered 2700 active probes worldwide. However Africa remains almost deprived of them. This is why France-IX ...

    • 26 Mars

      IX Reach adds 15 members to France-IX internet exchange

      IX Reach

      UK-based Layer 2 carrier IX Reach, which operates its own MPLS network in the North America and Europe, has added over 15 new members to the France-IX internet exchange.IX Reach offered a free 100MB connection to France-IX for a limited time during which more than 15 companies took the...



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