Welcome To CAIX

About CAIX

Cairo Internet Exchange Point (CAIX) established in Q2 2002 by MCIT with only two Internet Service Providers (ISPs).

CAIX mission is to connect all Class A and B ISPs in Egypt to exchange the local traffic inside Egypt and safe their international bandwidth. Today CAIX is running by NTRA and has the whole working Class A & B ISPs in Egypt. CAIX router support IPv4 and IPv6 traffics and there are four ISPs (TEDATA, Vodafone, Linkdotnet, Etisalat) connected via giga interface and three ISPs (Noor, MenaNet, YALLA) via Fast Ethernet.

In addition, PCH (www.pch.net) Anycast servers, which have copies of more than 30 ccTLDs, connected to CAIX switch. The above graph shows the current total aggregated traffic exchanged through CAIX.

 

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What is an Internet Exchange?

The Internet consists of many independent networks. An Internet Exchange is a place where Internet Service Providers and Enterprises can interconnect these networks and exchange traffic with each other.

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What is peering?

Peering is the exchange of traffic between two independent networks. In order to settle the terms to which this exchange takes place the providers use peering agreements which often do not include an exchange of money....

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