MBIX expands to 360 Portage

MBIX is pleased to announce it has expanded to a third peering location at 360 Portage Avenue. This co-location facility is operated by Manitoba Hydro Telecom (MHT), on the 24th floor of the Manitoba Hydro building.

MBIX is now able to connect members at 360 Portage, at 1G or 10G speeds, and we eagerly await […]

Full Throttle Networks joins MBIX

MBIX is happy to welcome local ISP Full Throttle Networks (AS396316) as its newest member. Full Throttle is a young ISP providing wireless service in and around the Winnipeg region, and some towns south.

They have connected to our 294 Portage switch at 1 Gbps. Peering has been set up between the MBIX route servers […]

L-root node now hosted by MBIX

The story of how an L-root node came to be hosted by MBIX

After meeting ICANN staff at NANOG 65 in Montreal, I started the process of getting an L-root node installed at MBIX.

First, I asked the Board to approve the cost of the hardware, which was about $2800 CAD (For the smallest […]

Is it really worth peering at IXPs?

RIPE Labs posted an article a while back, titled Is Is Really Worth Peering at IXPs? A Comparative Study.

In it, the authors look at the Milan Internet Exchange (MIX), and NaMeX, in Rome. They authors examine the effects of the two Italian internet exchanges have on medium-sized ISPs in Italy.

The main comparison is […]