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06 November 2013

AMS-IX USA Inc. to Deploy an Open-IX Internet Exchange in New York

Presence in Digital Realty, DuPont Fabros Technology, Sabey and 325 Hudson Data Centers with AMS-IX New York accepting orders as of today

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), the world’s leading Internet Exchange operator, announces that its newly-formed subsidiary AMS-IX USA Inc. has reached definitive agreements with Digital Realty (NYSE…

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29 October 2013

Flamingo TV Reduces Upstream Connectivity Costs with Connection to AMS-IX Caribbean

Flamingo TV, Bonaire’s largest provider of broadband connections for the delivery of cable television as well as optical fiber products, today signed a connection agreement with AMS-IX Caribbean at the 20th LACNIC event in Willemstad, Curaçao. With this connection, Flamingo TV will be able to reduce upstream connectivity costs…

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17 October 2013

New Version Online of the AMS-IX General Terms and Conditions

There have been some changes to the AMS-IX General Terms and Conditions. Version 2011 is therefore replaced by the 2013 version. If you have any questions about the new document please send an email to info@ams-ix.net.

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02 October 2013

The Importance of IXPs in the Caribbean region

The Caribbean Journal reported about the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum held in Curacao in September. One of the subjects discussed were the importance of Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) for the Caribbean region, including the importance of AMS-IX Caribbean. 

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17 September 2013

AMS-IX Starts New Regional Internet Exchange Hub in Mombasa, Kenya, in Collaboration with KIXP

Ports to the AMS-IX East Africa Exchange Point ready for order

AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange) is building a new peering platform in Mombasa, Kenya, to help develop East Africa’s regional Internet interconnection. This initiative is in collaboration with the Kenya Internet Exchange Point (KIXP) and…

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09 September 2013

AMS-IX CTO Appointed as Chairman of the Open-IX IXP Standards Committee

Henk Steenman to help define technical standards for Internet exchange setup in the US

The Open-IX Board has appointed Henk Steenman, CTO of AMS-IX (Amsterdam Internet Exchange), as the chairman of its IXP standards committee. Steenman will be responsible for helping to define the technical standards for…

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15 May 2013

Inter-IPX service now available at AMS-IX Caribbean

Following the successful introduction of the Inter-IPX service at AMS-IX in Amsterdam in June 2011, AMS-IX has decided to also launch this service at AMS-IX Caribbean. The Inter-IPX service allows IPX providers and other mobile operators to securely peer high-quality IP traffic at a local level, and offer their customers…

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15 April 2013

Peering platform AMS-IX Caribbean is official

The Caribbean Internet Exchange (CAR-IX) is now an integral part of the AMS-IX environment and renamed to AMS-IX Caribbean. By being fully responsible for the management and operations of the peering platform, AMS-IX can coordinate all activities more closely, as a result work more efficiently and further contribute to the…

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21 February 2013

Job Witteman’s Keynote Address at Capacity Caribbean

Last week Job Witteman, CEO at the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), gave a keynote address at the Capacity Caribbean event on Curacao, which was very well received by his audience. As the Caribbean Internet Exchange (CAR-IX) is currently being incorporated in the AMS-IX environment, Job dedicated a part of his…

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21 December 2012

Interview: Sylvie LaPerrière of Google

‘To be part of the AMS-IX board is my way of giving back to the Internet community.’

Sylvie LaPerrière, Program Manager Network Content Distribution at Google, is the newest Executive Board Member of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX). On the day she was appointed by the AMS-IX members we…

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21 November 2012

Sylvie LaPerrière of Google elected to AMS-IX Board

Members of the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) Association have appointed Sylvie LaPerrière, Program Manager Network Content Distribution at Google, as the newest Executive Board member during the Community Meeting of the 21st of November held in Amsterdam. She is the first woman ever to be part of the AMS-IX board…

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09 November 2012

AMS-IX, member of Euro-IX, signs open letter to CEPT

The International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs) will be reviewed at the ITU's (International Telecommunication Union) World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT-12). Certain proposals for amendments to the 1988 ITRs hint at an intention to
consider the Internet as a logical extension to the ITU jurisdiction and, if adopted, may have a negative impact on the…

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24 September 2012

AMS-IX to Assume CAR-IX Management and Operations

CAR-IX is rebranded to AMS-IX Caribbean

The Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) takes responsibility for the management and operations of the Caribbean Internet Exchange (CAR-IX) and rebrands it to AMS-IX Caribbean. Members of AMS-IX approved of this initiative after a 24-hour voting procedure. Previously the members of CAR-IX had…

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18 April 2012

Positive Impact of IXPs in Emerging Markets is Shown Again

Following results earlier this year of an improved Internet performance in the Caribbean due to the establishment of the Caribbean Internet Exchange (CAR-IX), a new study of the Internet Society (ISOC) shows how Internet Exchange Points (IPXs) improve the Internet ecosystem in emerging markets. In this case, the study focuses…

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23 February 2012

Launch of World-Class Internet Peering Platform “AMS-IX Hong Kong”

Hutchison Global Communications Limited (HGC) and Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) today announced the launch of AMS-IX Hong Kong service, a professional Internet Exchange in Hong Kong, to boost regional Internet traffic and develop Hong Kong into a major Internet Exchange hub in the region. The new Internet Exchange builds on…

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