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Welcome to the LyonIX IXP

LyonIX is the Internet traffic eXchange Point of Lyon operated by Rezopole, a non-profit organization.

LyonIX members can improve the quality of their Internet traffic and can benefit from lower bandwidth prices. Therefore the IXP helps develop very high speed Internet in Lyon.

LyonIX is also a NAP (Network Access Point), a market place which allows members to buy or sell Internet transit and/or any layer 2 or IP services.

The Lyon IXP is open to all economic players who want to connect – operators, ISPs, carriers, large companies and municipalities.

LyonIX key figures

97 members

697 ASN

107 BGP sessions

22 racks

5 POPs

256 hosted equipments

190 Ethernet ports

LyonIX news

  • Arcep: Open Internet

    Arcep: Open Internet

    In its 2019 report, Arcep lists actions to ensure the openness of the Internet and potential threats and presents its actions to contain them. The topics discussed are quality of service, data interconnection, transition to IPv6, net neutrality and terminal openness.

  • 3.8 billion people now have access to the Internet

    3.8 billion people now have access to the Internet

    Since 1995, Mary Meeker has been reporting on major Internet trends. The 2019 edition has reached a new milestone! According to the document, more than half of the world's population (51%) now has access to the Internet. Whereas in 2009, just ten years ago, this rate was only 24%.

  • The Internet network is drowning

    The Internet network is drowning

    Research shows that a large part of the infrastructure will be affected by rising water levels in the coming years. Within 15 years, thousands of kilometres of fibre optic cables and hundreds of other critical infrastructure are at risk of being overwhelmed by the waves.

  • Operators want to avoid overheating

    Operators want to avoid overheating

    Telecom operators are concerned about the impact of this heatwave episode on their infrastructure networks. The electrical network, which is heavily stressed and subjected to high temperatures, can fail these equipments. They can then stop working in a punctual and localized way.

  • The Data Center Continuum

    The Data Center Continuum

    The visionary trend of the 2010's positioned data center surfaces in Hyperscal DCs. Today the reality is very different. This vision of hyper-concentration of surfaces has been replaced by a continuum model: Hyperscales, Hubs, regional, "5G", micro and pico DC.

  • 5G : clean slate on the 1.5 GHz band

    5G : clean slate on the 1.5 GHz band

    The L-band (1.5 GHz) will be made available to mobile operators from 1 January 2023 to deploy future 5G and THD networks. But here we are, the plan announced by the Arcep a few weeks ago is not without raising questions from both current and future tenants.

LyonIX members

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