The main two reasons to peer with any Internet Exchange are quality and latency improvements and reducing the cost of IP transit. 

HUSSAIN BARAKAT, Manager Wholesale & Carrier Relations, Kalaam Telecom

Welcome to UAE-IX!

UAE-IX in Dubai is the largest carrier and data center-neutral Internet Exchange for the Middle East. It interconnects global networks and, above all, network operators and content providers in the GCC region.  

UAE-IX is built on a fully redundant switching platform located in high-class secure data centers in Dubai. Initiated by Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) with the support of the UAE’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), it dramatically improves IP network resilience, routing efficiency and the quality of the Internet experience for end-users.

Network types at UAE-IX

Network types of connected networks at UAE-IX (based on PeeringDB)