Africa Network Peering at NAPAfrica
Peer at Africa's largest internet exchange
Peering at Africa’s largest internet exchange point (IXP) from Teraco’s data centre facilities. NAPAfrica offers direct access to over 300 unique networks (ASNs) servicing more than 20 countries in the southern African region. The internet peering at NAPAfrica is 100% free – no cross-connect, membership, or port fees.
of Internet Peering
In a world where the ease of interconnection, seamless peering arrangements, and platform reliability are essential, the NAPAfrica internet exchange point (IXP) delivers unmatched value. Located within Teraco data centre facilities in Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg, NAPAfrica’s founding goal is to help make internet access more accessible to the continent.
NAPAfrica offers different types of peering and a reliable exchange of internet traffic with improved performance. Peering at NAPAfrica allows multiple enterprises, network operators, CDNs, and cloud service providers to peer locally, keeping African traffic within Africa. Peer at Africa’s largest internet exchange point, NAPAfrica, and gain direct access to over 380 unique networks, 7 out of the 10 of the largest internet companies, 8 out of the 10 of the largest global CDNs, and 250 telecommunication providers. NAPAfrica is a direct interconnection point for over 20 countries in the southern African region.
Advantages of an IXP
- Reduced internet access costs
- Increased capacity and reduced latency
- Reliable exchange of traffic
- Improved network performance