The Moncton IX Announces Service Activation at Fibre Centre

MONCTON, Jan. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - The Moncton Internet Exchange (IX) announced today that its peering and interconnection services are active and available for the Internet networking community. This marks the first Internet Exchange to be in existence in the province of New Brunswick, ushering in a new era of localized, high-bandwidth, low-latency access at a lower cost than traditional transit.

Over the past several months the Moncton IX has gone through design and engineering phases and now moving to installation and turn-up. In addition, much work with key network operators in the local region has been done to develop new services based on the availability of the Internet Exchange. Although numerous Internet Protocol (IP) based networks peer on IX's across the globe on a daily basis, this technical function and the business construct that it enables are still very new to Moncton, as it is to any market, or region that has not yet experienced it.

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Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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