BNIX is the Belgian Internet eXchange (IX), a platform which links different IP networks and allows them to communicate mutually with one another. It was set up in 1995 up by BELNET, the Belgian national research network.
BNIX is present in the following facilities:
- BELNET Brussels
- InterXion Brussels
- Level 3 Brussels
BNIX was set up to guarantee the future and the development of the Internet in Belgium. BNIX makes Belgian Internet traffic faster, more efficient and more economical. This occurs by offering large and small organisations an Internet eXchange so that they can organise the Internet traffic between them more efficiently. Their users and customers also benefit.
Innovative and forward-looking policy
BNIX promotes innovative and forward-looking Internet technology in Belgium. BNIX uses IPv6, the latest version of the Internet Protocol, and is ready for specific applications such as multicast.
BNIX is also a member of the European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX).