The London Internet Exchange (LINX) announce new partnership with Colt DCS

London, England, 05 Dec 2017
London Internet Exchange

LINX have recently welcomed Colt Data Centre Services to their London network as a Transmission PoP. The new partnership offers Colt customers a valuable, new additional service and prospective LINX members an attractive new location to peer in West London.

“We are delighted with the addition of a LINX transmission POP to our London West data centre. Along with a wide choice of alternative carriers, our customers see direct access to Internet Exchanges as a crucial element of their network strategy. We look forward to working closely with LINX to help our customers and prospects benefit from the capabilities of our site and connecting directly to the UK’s premier Internet exchange.”
Matthew Cantwell

Matthew Cantwell - Director of Product

Outre l'amélioration de la latence et de la résilience, les clients de Colt qui deviennent membres de LINX bénéficieront également d'un meilleur contrôle du routage, d'une plus grande capacité et d'une redondance accrue pour un coût inférieur. De plus, il est possible de faire du peering avec plus de 820 ASN membres dans plus de 75 pays du monde sur les ’ réseaux LAN (Local Area Networks) en double peering de LINX, LON1 et LON2, une installation unique au Royaume-Uni.

Jennifer Holmes, Directrice commerciale chez LINX, a déclaré :

“Nous sommes vraiment enthousiastes à l'idée de ce partenariat avec Colt pour le lancement d'un nouveau Pop de transmission à Londres. Cela permettra à un nombre encore plus grand de réseaux de se connecter à nos plateformes de peering dans la capitale britannique à partir d'un emplacement qui gagne rapidement en importance. C'est là une étape très positive pour la communauté des réseaux. »

London Internet Exchange

About LINX

About LINX

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is a mutually owned membership association for operators of Internet Protocol networks. They provide a neutral interconnection facility and peering platform, known as an Internet Exchange Point (IXP), and represent the interests of their members on matters of public policy. Their members consist of access networks, ISPs such as BT and content providers like Google, who exchange Internet traffic between each other over their secure peering LANs. Through LINX they are able to reach 80% of the total global Internet making it one of the single biggest connection points in the world. The London Internet Exchange (LINX) is one of the largest Internet exchanges in the world, connecting over 780 members from over 75 countries around the globe. LINX are located in 10 PoPs across the capital along with regional exchanges in Wales, Manchester and Scotland. LINX also operates an Internet exchange in the Ashburn metro area in the US just outside Washington DC, LINX NoVA. For more information, please visit or email


About Colt Data Centre Services

About Colt Data Centre Services

Colt Data Centre Services is a leading carrier neutral data centre operator. We are trusted by our globally recognised customers to provide unparalleled service and security. Our operational excellence is verified by achieving one of the highest possible scores in the Uptime Institute’s Management and Operations award. Colt Data Centre Services has been designing, building and operating large scale data centres and providing data centre colocation services for more than 20 years at our 24 carrier-neutral data centres across Europe and Asia.

PR contact at Colt Data Centre Services

  • Adeela Mahmood

    Head of PR & Communications, Colt Data Centre Services:

  • LEWIS for Colt Data Centre Services

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