About TunIXP

TunIXP (AS5438) is the Tunisian Internet Exchange Point located in Tunis and operated by ATI (Tunisian Internet Agency), the former national Internet Service Provider. The TunIXP platform provides IP connectivity to all Operators, Internet Service Providers (ISP) and Data Centers in Tunisia. The aim of providing this connectivity is to reduce the costs of data exchange among Tunisian Internet users, reducing unnecessary traffic through peering and promote Tunisia as an international hub for Internet traffic in the Mediterranean Region.

 

What is peering?

Peering is the arrangement of traffic exchange between members, who can be an Internet service providers (ISPs), content providers, government institutions, banks and other companies that have internet traffic and are willing to exchange with another.

 

What is an Internet Exchange Point?

An Internet exchange point (IX or IXP) is a physical infrastructure through which members, identified by autonomous systems, exchange Internet traffic between their networks.

 

What is a peering policy?

A peering policy is a set of rules that guide the exchange of traffic between members. Each IXP should have such statements. TunIXP Peering Policy

 

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