Hong Kong – 8 February 2017 - KDDI Hong Kong Limited and Hong Kong Internet Exchange (HKIX) announced today that HKIX will open an Internet Exchange (HKIX5 site) in Telehouse Hong Kong CCC.
HKIX is the leading and largest Internet exchange operator in Asia and provides a neutral and reliable interconnection and peering point for Internet service providers. It provides service to more than 260 users and is now expanding the number of its POPs¹ to support the demand for colocation space from HKIX users in TKO² area. This area is one of the most network dense areas in Hong Kong due to the presence of submarine cable landing stations. Through this expansion, customers in Telehouse Hong Kong CCC can enjoy direct connections within the data center to HKIX without any need for local access circuits and in a short lead time. This enhances Telehouse Hong Kong CCC’s position as an Internet hub in Asia.
Telehouse is renowned for hosting the world's most important internet hubs. With partnerships with key platforms in Europe, the United States of America, wider Asia and Japan, Telehouse data centers have played a key role in supporting the growth of the Internet for more than 20 years.
Direct access is available to major regional Internet Exchanges in the following Telehouse Data Centers:
- Telehouse Hong Kong – HKIX (New)
- Telehouse New York – NYIIX
- Telehouse Los Angeles - LAIIX
- Telehouse London – LINX, LONAP
- Telehouse Paris – France-IX
- Telehouse Frankfurt – DE-CIX
- Telehouse Otemachi – JPIX
As a leading provider of carrier-neutral data centers, Telehouse brings together more than 3,000 business partners such as Telecommunication Carriers, Mobile and Content Providers, Enterprises and Financial Services companies worldwide. Fast, efficient and secure interconnections with Telehouse Interconnect (as outlined in the image below) enable companies to accelerate speed to market and to create business opportunities, now and in the future.
- POP: Point of presence. It shows an access point from one place to the networks.
- TKO: Tseung Kwan O. It’s located at the east part of Kowloon and has been developed as an industrial estate.
Established in April 1995, HKIX (Hong Kong Internet eXchange) is a neutral and professional Internet exchange point based in Hong Kong for faster and cheaper interconnections among different networks on Internet. HKIX is now facilitating the interconnection needs of 260+ networks from around the world. The peak total traffic (5-min average) served by HKIX has exceeded 750Gbps while the total bandwidth of all physical connections has exceeded 3,600Gbps. HKIX is one of the largest Internet exchange points in Asia Pacific region. HKIX is owned and operated by the Hong Kong Internet eXchange Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Foundation Limited.