Peering and Network Cost

Max Tulyev maxtul at
Tue Apr 21 09:58:16 UTC 2015

Choose another IX to peer. Or even make your own ;)

Kiev have 3 major IXes, and price is about $100 for 10GE port.

On 19.04.15 12:23, Baldur Norddahl wrote:
> So why is IX peering so expensive?
> Again if I look at my local IX ( they have about 40 networks
> connected. Each network pays minimum 5800 USD a year. That gives them a
> budget of 240000+ USD a year.
> But the only service is running an old layer 2 switch.
> Why do these guys deserve to be paid that much for so little?
> Recently we had a competitor show up in the form of Netnod. However the
> pricing is almost exactly the same, although Netnod tries to deliver
> slightly more service.
> Seems to me that this an unsound market. The 40 dix particants should
> donate 1000 USD once and get a new layer 2 switch. Why does that not happen?
> Does not look like it is a local phenomenon either. IX'es all over are way
> more expensive than they should be.
> Regards
> Baldur

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