The National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI), once reserved exclusively for internet service providers, is now peering with Google, according to PeeringDB. Google has a 10 gigabit port at the exchange, set up by the government in 2003, while CtrlS and Web Werks, which run data centres, are also now peering with the exchange. Internet exchanges are meeting places for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), telcos and content providers, where data traffic is freely exchanged at a fixed port charge. While NIXI has the widest presence in India in terms of geographic spread, privately owned exchanges like DE-CIX India and Extreme Internet Exchange currently have much higher traffic. NIXI's share of traffic may soon increase, though. The exchange has joined GPX Mumbai, a data centre/colocation hub which is host to other internet exchanges as well as content providers that account for…
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