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  • 1 October 2020
    New LONAP Members Q3 2020

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Krypton IT Solutions, Razorblue, Alibaba Cloud CDN, Swish Fibre and Securus Communications. Read more »


  • 16 July 2020
    LONAP Red Hot BBQ T-Shirt Giveaway

    Summer's here and we're not having a barbeque. But what are we gonna do with all the t-shirts we deliberately ordered knowing it wasn't going to happen? Well we're going to give them away anyway of course! Read more »


  • 1 July 2020
    New LONAP Members Q2 2020

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Netservers, Stellium Networks, iFog, Trooli, Group Vivendi Africa and Pixie Networks. Read more »


  • 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 »


  • 2 June 2020
    Surviving the Lockdown by Paul Thornton

    Guest writer and LONAP community member Paul Thornton talks about how he set up a new fibre to the home ISP during the COVID-19 lockdown. Read more »


  • 2 April 2020
    New LONAP Members Q1 2020

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Netskope, UKFast.net, Voiceflex, Safe Hosts Internet, and Quantum Communications. Read more »


  • 1 April 2020
    LONAP IXP Pricing Updates for 2020-2021

    We review our pricing at least annually to ensure we continue to provide the best value to our members. This year we are announcing price reductions on port fees as well as direct debit discount. This post describes the new pricing as well as the principles we use to determine it. Read more »


  • 20 February 2020
    LONAP 2019 AGM Report

    The LONAP 2019 AGM was held at the Institution of Engineering and Technology at Savoy Place in London on 14th January. This report details the proceedings. Read more »


  • 3 January 2020
    New LONAP Members Q4 2019

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Limelight Networks, Sohonet, 39D Services, Meanie, BrightStar, and ABSA. 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 »


  • 15 October 2019
    Introduction to Peering and BGP Routing Training (December 2019)

    This Peering and BGP routing course is a two day introductory workshop, ideal for anyone wishing to learn the principles of Internet Peering, Transit, and how to understand and create a BGP configuration and routing policy. Read more »


  • 2 October 2019
    New LONAP Members Q3 2019

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Sirius Technology, TouchTec Technology, PSD Group, CXS, Boundless Networks, and Baltic Broadband. Read more »


  • 2 July 2019
    New LONAP Members Q2 2019

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Next Connex, GMCHosting, Colt, and eBay. Read more »


  • 3 April 2019
    New LONAP Members Q1 2019

    We are pleased welcome our new members joining the IX in the last quarter: Contingency Networks, xTom, Community Fibre, and Eggplant Networks. Read more »


  • 25 February 2019
    Introduction to Peering and BGP Routing Training (April 2019)

    Following last year’s successful course, we are pleased to announce another Introduction to Routing, Peering & BGP course in April 2019. Read more »


  • 9 December 2018
    LONAP 2018 AGM Report

    The LONAP 2018 AGM was held on Thursday 6th December 2018 at the IET in Savoy Place. This post describes the matters discussed. 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 »


  • 25 February 2018
    Introduction to Peering and BGP Routing Training (June 2018)

    LONAP have always been keen to ensure that the UK has the best possible connectivity. To support this we, are offering a training course on routing, peering and BGP configuration to interested colleagues. Read more »


  • 21 May 2017
    The very early days of LONAP – The London Neutral Access Point

    Raza Rizvi is an early pioneer of the internet in the UK. He spent ten years on the board of LINX and was one of the founding signatories of LONAP. In this very interesting post he discusses the early years of internet peering in the UK and how the founding of LONAP came about. Read more »


  • 18 October 2016
    LONAP traffic up and to the right

    Trefor Davies comments on the growth of LONAP. Read more »

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