AMS-IX Takes On Kenya

September 17th, 2013 by · Leave a Comment

The European-style internet exchange model is really starting to send out runners. Today AMS-IX unveiled plans to open a new peering exchange, this time in East Africa — specifically in the port city of Mombasa, Kenya. 

They’re partnering with the Kenya Internet Exchange Point to build the new exchange hub, the AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point. And SEACOM is involved as well as the first reseller for the effort, they seem to be everywhere these days.

AMS-IX has been sticking its thumb into interconnection pies around the world over the past year or two. They’ve got projects in Hong Kong and the Caribbean, and in fact they’ve been collaborating with KIXP in Kenya for a couple years now.

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