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INX-ZA is an autonomous division of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) of South Africa. We currently operate operates the only completely neutral, and community-run Internet exchange points in South Africa, namely the the Johannesburg Internet exchangeExchange (JINX), Cape Town Internet Exchange (CINX) and , Durban Internet Exchange (DINX) and the Nelson Mandela Bay Internet Exchange (NMBINX).  The JINX is Africa's oldest IXP;  operating since 1996, with 100% uptime!

The Internet exchanges (INXesINXs) provide a neutral the only data-centre agnostic facility for ISPs and operators of Internet Protocol (IP) networks to connect and exchange traffic . The exchanges encourage the local (peer) in South Africa.  Peering encourages the routing of domestic Internet traffic by providing an optimal path for traffic to reach other networks within the same city, country or continent. This reduces the usage of expensive long-distance links and improves network performance.

Connecting to any of the INXes INXs is easy, and open to any network that has its own IP address space and an autonomous system number.  


INX-ZA is an autonomous division of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) of South Africa.

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