Internet Exchange Points

Packet Clearing House provides support both to Internet exchange facilities in the process of formation and to those that are already up and running. Although we supply the switching equipment that forms the technological core of exchanges, often our most valuable contribution is in the form of education, technical expertise, and mediation with policy and economic officials of the local government.

Some concrete examples of the support provided to Internet exchanges in the past year or two are the following:

As part of its research initiatives, PCH also maintains a directory of all Internet exchanges worldwide in the IXP Directory which currently has 1168 IXPs in it:

PCH Internet Exchange Point Directory map