Frequently Asked Questions

Peering is a process by which two Internet networks connect and exchange traffic. In Simple terms Peering is direct interconnection between the networks namely content providers, Content Delivery Networks (CDN), DNS root servers, Telecommunications, Internet Service Providers, IPTV networks and other networks for the exchange of traffic between the networks. Networks come together to interconnect and directly exchange traffic. Peering makes Internet more affordable and faster for the end user.

Mumbai Internet Exchange (Mumbai IX) is high-performance, high-availability, physical infrastructure through which Internet service providers (ISPs) and Content Networks exchange Internet traffic between their networks. At Mumbai IX we facilitate open peering with all the members, which will help your network to connect to other Content providers and ISP’s. Mumbai IX started as Mumbai Convergence Hub (Mumbai CH) ON 15 August 2014 as of now is India's Largest Internet Exchange & Open Peering Hub.

NO, Mumbai IX commercials are limited to Port Charges and One-time membership charges. We dont charge for Volume or Usage.

Peering helps ISP’s to connect directly with multiple content network.

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Timelines are dependent on your P2P connectivity. Expected timeline for P2p connectivity is considered as 3-4 weeks and Mumbai IX Cross connect and BGP config will take maximum 1 Week.

Yes, we do work with Telco partners for providing NLD connectivity. we will help by introducing you to them.

It depends on your existing bandwidth utilization. We normally suggest networks to go for 60% peering of your existing bandwidth utilization.

With SLA includes whole support from us with respect to technical configurations with 24*7 support. Without SLA will not include the same. Only initial configuration will be provided in that case.

We have our referral program where you could get referral bonus on every customer which you will be referring to us. For more information, please email on

Latency will be calculated as your P2P latency from your location to our location & 1-2ms at our end.

What we require is just a valid ASN (Autonomous System Number) for connectivity.

Apply for Mumbai IX Membership and Sign Agreement.

Membership & Cross connect payment in advance.

Order p2p and Cross Connect .

Establish BGP with Mumbai IX route server .

Create Rules and Filters.

Even if you need a multiple drops , you need to have a same port by taking the connectivity at your end and then you can distribute the same to your multiple drops.

Yes , will give you a lifetime support relating to configuration , traffic , fluctuation and other technical issues.

There won't be any charges for peering again even if you stop for some period of time.

ASN (Autonomous System Number) is a unique identity of your network, is required to connect our AS number with your AS number.

When one ISP pays another ISP for the right to send traffic across their network, this is known as "transit".

Prefrebly Cisco, Microtik & Huawei , In case of Another router The Configuration need to be taken care from your end.