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Welcome to the GrenoblIX IXP


GrenoblIX is the Internet traffic eXchange Point of Grenoble operated by Rezopole, a non-profit organization.

GrenoblIX members can improve the quality of their Internet traffic and can benefit from lower bandwidth prices. Therefore the IXP helps develop very high speed Internet in Lyon.

GrenoblIX is also a NAP (Network Access Point), a market place which allows members to buy or sell Internet transit and/or any layer 2 or IP services.

The Grenoble IXP is open to all economic players who want to connect – operators, ISPs, carriers, large companies and municipalities.

GrenoblIX Key Figures

9 members

594 ASN

8 BGP sessions

4 racks

2 POPs

12  hosted equipments

9 Ethernet ports

GrenoblIX news

  • Peering and central DCs: essential?

    Peering and central DCs: essential?

    Based on the growth of peering, central DCs will become performance levers determining infrastructure choices. The Journal du Net observed the same ratios as a study published by Arcep in 2017 on traffic measurement: 50% transit, 46% private peering and 4% public peering.

  • The first AMEL finalized in Côte d

    The first AMEL finalized in Côte d

    Last March, the Arcep gave a favourable opinion to three Calls for Demonstration of Local Commitments. They then obtain an authorization from the government. The first of these AMELs was finally the subject of an agreement signed between Altitude Infrastructure and the Côte-d'Or Departmental Council.

  • THD radio: Arcep public consultation

    THD radio: Arcep public consultation

    In view of the allocation of 5G frequencies, Arcep is continuing its work to free up the 3.5 GHz band (initially made available for the deployment of THD radio networks). To identify the departments in which these networks are still being considered, the Arcep is launching a public consultation.

  • A toll for Internet giants

    A toll for Internet giants

    Large bandwidth consumers, such as Google, Netflix, Facebook, take advantage of the tips of French operators without paying their fair share. That is why TFF is calling for "more equity". It proposes to introduce a toll, i.e. to charge for access to the networks of French operators.

  • Leap in IT job offers

    Leap in IT job offers

    This month, Robert Walters published a study on job offers in the digital sector in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. The market continues to grow with a 19% increase in ads for IT executives in April 2019 compared to the same period in 2018.

  • A business model for 5G

    A business model for 5G

    Led by Cisco, the "5G rural first" project is being carried out in the United Kingdom. This consortium of 29 stakeholders aims to find a business model to deploy 5G in rural areas. The principle is to multiply the pilots and experiments in order to minimize the cost of its development.

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