Puerto Rico Internet Exchange
mehmet at akcin.net
Sun Aug 13 19:34:15 UTC 2017
I have been trying to get a hold of someone from that project. No response
yet. Still hoping to find someone. Peeringdb contact info didnt help.
On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 10:54 AM Arturo Servin <arturo.servin at gmail.com>
> What about the PRBI project for an IXP?
> I think that is working, possibly it just need a hand. If possible, I would
> like to put my effort in something that is working and improve it rather
> than start something else from scratch.
> On Sat, 12 Aug 2017 at 14:15 Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:
> > Reach out to Gino Villarini at Aeronet.
> > -----
> > Mike Hammett
> > Intelligent Computing Solutions
> > Midwest Internet Exchange
> > The Brothers WISP
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mehmet Akcin" <mehmet at akcin.net>
> > To: "nanog" <nanog at nanog.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2017 6:27:57 AM
> > Subject: Puerto Rico Internet Exchange
> > Hey there!
> > ... ok this time I am not going to call it PRIX ;) well name doesn't
> > really. Nearly 13 years ago I have attempted to start Puerto rico
> > exchange in San Juan. I have lived there over 5 years and i just wanted
> > really watch videos faster. The project somewhat died when i moved to LA
> > but now there are few interested party to start an internet exchange in
> > Puerto rico. The jsland historically had one of the slowest
> > broadband/internet services which seemed to have improved in recent years
> > however as of 2017 there still is not an IX in Puerto rico.
> > We , 3-4 internet engineers (on island and remote) , want to look into
> > relaunch of this IX and hopefully find a way to keep local traffic
> > exchanged at high speeds and low cost. We need expertise, and people who
> > want to help any way they can.
> > We are trying to make this IX a not-for-profit one and we are looking at
> > opeeating models to adapt which has worked incredibly well like Seattle
> > We are hoping the relaunch to happen sometime in 2018. Thanks in advance
> > hope to share more info and traffic data sometime , soon. Watch this
> > Mehmet
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