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Richard Irving

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    Richard has over 30 years industry experience in the Telecommunications and Internet Service Provider environment.

    He started his career with British Rail’s Telecommunications division and specialised in various aspects of the BR Packet Switched data network including IBM SNA/HDLC and Radio. More recently he has worked for GTS/Ebone, KPNQwest, Sprint, Cogent, TATA and AboveNet, holding both Operational and Commercial roles.

Posts by Richard


  • 25 June 2020
    LONAP Co-hosting Virtual UKNOF

    On the 20th July LONAP is co-hosting a virtual meeting with our friends at UKNOF. The meeting is scheduled to start at 14:30 BST and to run for about two hours using the Zoom platform. Read more »


  • 29 November 2019
    LONAP Joins MANRS IXP Programme

    Following on from our infrastructure upgrades this month, today LONAP joined the programme for Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS). This is a collaborative effort by network operators and Internet Exchange Points to reduce and mitigate the weaknesses that exist in routing security. Read more »


  • 26 March 2018
    LONAP: 21 Years of Peering

    LONAP first started switching packets in 1997 from a single site in Telehouse North; in the intervening years we have grown steadily to the point where we are connecting a couple of hundred members at eight locations throughout London. Read more »